thanks jill! first real frost here today! working to... morethanks jill! first real frost here today! working today and rest of family going to an xmas play for mid afternoon. sil has free tickets. there are other xmas stuff going on there too so don't know what is happening. dh is picking up his mom and has to find the packaged meds ..the ones the pharmacy packs in morn/lunch/dinner meds.. she put them away from the imaginary kids... so don't know if she had a spell or just from not taking meds. his sister is off for the rest of the month so she can deal with her mom. love mil but there is always something it seems when we take time to ourselves. will be our first real family vacation in years.
also she will talk to her mom about paying someone to spring clean the kitchen..never was a great housekeeper but now she has the money and fil is gone someone else can do it. sil won't spring clean it. kids friend coming over for a couple of hours.
my demo is easier because they don't have the coffee so just c... less
We have our wind and rain but neither is as bad as forecasted.&n... moreWe have our wind and rain but neither is as bad as forecasted. DH works today but only an 8 hr shift. I need to run to the store for dog food and some ground beef. He has requested goulash for supper tonight and I will try to make it for him. I need to do a couple of loads of laundry but they may wait until tomorrow. No other plans for today
Happy Saturday all!
Happy Weekend to All. Thanks Jill for starting this. ... moreHappy Weekend to All. Thanks Jill for starting this. Low of 42 and high of 55 or so.
Yesterday evening I had a burst of energy and boiled and mashed the rest of the potatoes and added sauteed onions and grated cheddar. That is now resting comfortably in a bowl in the fridge. This morning I baked 3 loaves of banana bread (frozen mashed bananas) and 3-1/2 dozen gluten free peanut butter cookies. Everything is divvied up into various containers, most of it in the freezer. Will start angel hair pasta for lunch in a few minutes.
I had intended to start on the pierogi but will need another burst of energy for that. It can wait until tomorrow or Monday. Possibly visiting our former church this evening and then our regular church tomorrow morning.
DH is reworking the budget to hopefully make it less complicated for both of us. We will go over it together when ready.
Everyone have a wonderful and safe weekend. less
14 and snowing this morning. We could get up to 3 inches. High o... more14 and snowing this morning. We could get up to 3 inches. High of 30 today with multiple inches coming tomorrow too. The Christmas gifts I ordered have started coming in. I'll try to get them wrapped this weekend so I can get them mailed as soon as possible. Need to go to the post office before it closes at noon to pick up another package. DH needs to fill up the gas cans for the snowblower and tractor. We may go a couple towns south if the snow eases up and do some shopping there. The grocery store is having a one day sale. I still didn't make the turkey pot pie for dinner. I'll do it tonight since the turkey is nearing it's refrigerator shelf life. I hope everyone has a great day. Jill less
Winter will be here, officially, in just a few days so let's beg... moreWinter will be here, officially, in just a few days so let's begin get our winter dinner thread. What comforting meals will you be serving this winter that are warm and satisfying to you and your family? Yum!!
I need to really work on my debt. I am thinking that I have one ... moreI need to really work on my debt. I am thinking that I have one expensive semester and then one not so expensive. It is not ideal, but I think I will carry debt and really be able to work on it in 2018. My big goal is not to add to it. I know that doesn't sound ambitious, but that is where I am at this year.
starting a new thread for the winter! whatever you need fo... morestarting a new thread for the winter! whatever you need for a challenge. good time to stock up with xmas sales.
I need to use what I have of course usually find a deal or just don't like not having the food in the house. but since we are going away going to do my best.
used up a can of pasta sauce, frozen tortenilli, bagged salad. bread yogurt etc. threw out some 50% off stuff. bday cake finished. all leftover pizza.
need to make some homemade soup for my sick girl. carrot or chicken normally have some frozen but not now. but all takes lots of time and working. so tomorrow.
wonder if I can use the butter in the freezer that is a couple of years old. have old cookie dough and pastry tart shells too. less
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