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1/3/10

January 3rd, 2010 at 11:18 pm

Trying to prepare for the new year like many others. This month, the plan is to actually spend 300.00 for 2 people on the grocery budget. If I have the food ready, DH doesn't stop by the store to buy dinner. So far, turkey porcupine meatballs, turkey muffin meatloaves, chicken and brown rice ready for 5 lunches and dinners for the next couple of weeks. According to NPR, home cooking is going to be a trend... we just have to have salad and vegetables in the refrig and we'll be set. $100.00 remaining of the food budget.
We've hung 2 loads of clothes in front of the woodstove and haven't used the dryer yet this week-end.
Mentally preparing for the garage sale that we'll have as soon as: the weather improves (less rain and temps up to 55), and when we've cleared out more junk. It's usually a social experience and accoring to DH, having a clear garage floor will be glorious!


4 Responses to “1/3/10”

  1. mom-from-missouri Says:

    Good luck on the groceries and cooking.
    Do you have an Aldi or other similar store where you can buy by the case and save even further?

  2. homebody Says:

    Well we are obviously trendsetters!

  3. fern Says:

    Turkey porcupine meatballs?

  4. buddy Says:

    Brown rice mixed with seasoned ground turkey, bathed in marinera sauce. It'll be good after work when there's nothing else.

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