I still have tons of stuff to go through. I have been pretending to work on this since Dec. but kept buying stuff. I want to empty the freezer by May 1 to defrost it. So far I spent $50 on fruits, veggies, necessities. I hope I am done shopping for a while.
Today I used up:
1 container of frozen veggie soup
1 frozen bag of mixed veggies
1 bag shredded turkey-for pot pie
1 jar of salad dressing
I have a list of freezer leftovers to finish up, and a ton of veggies to be eaten before they go bad. I want to try and use some pantry items too. Going to be a tough month, as there are VIPs coming to DHs work and he's been told they will provide lunch for the entire week... so no leftovers will be eaten.
Lunch was leftover rice mushroom broccoli casserole and LO baked beans
Dinner used a box of pasta, jar of ragu, some sour cream that was not going to last much longer.
Made a loaf of french bread to go with it so used a few pantry items for it.
I'm in too. For the past 2 months we have been eating from the stockpile out of neccessity. I want to do it again this month and maybe next month too and then rebuild the stockpile again this summer. Our income is always higher in the summer so we will have the funds to do it, then we will be ready for next winter.
finished container sour cream and bag of Tostitos
last weekend a turkey gone
couple boxes scalloped potatoes
can corn ( tons left)
1 jar and half another salsa
a muffin mix
finished one lg container coffee and
one container coffee-mate
several of the last of the potatos/still have a couple left that need to be used somehow
2 boxes cereal that were open
lg can pork & beans for baked beans last weekend along with
half box macaroni
couple little Totino pizzas
couple half eaten ice cream half gallons ( hubby, no no)
couple ziplocs hamburger
finished one bag hash browns and started on another
I really need to be more mindful of remembering this stuff is in the fridge etc and using it. Since I've been off here for about 3 weeks I've found I've neglected trying to use everything. I broke the "habit". Now need to get back to the habit.
last nite was leftovers
this afternoon for lunch will be more leftovers leftover from last nites leftovers LOL
tonite it's a box of chicken pasta dinner that I've had hanging around the pantry for a while (why o why do I buy those dumb prepackaged meals???) some chicken breasts I'm trying to go through in the freezer, and some frozen brocolli.......
I'm in the challenge again. So far this month I've used marinara sauce, pork roast, ground turkey, and a ribeye steak from the freezer. I've used canned green beans, juice, spaghetti, pasta, and crackers from the pantry.
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