happy, the stores here sell marinated meat normally at the same ... morehappy, the stores here sell marinated meat normally at the same price as reg. or sales discounts etc. makes cooking so much easier. esp with chicken. just fry I add onion and then rice and chicken stock. corn in the cob went into compost since no one ate it and sat out all night.
used up a small ham from a sale long time ago. no apple juice so used beer was ok but threw the rest of the baby carrots in there too ..they didn't taste good so they got composted. plus a sara lee apple pie that was in the freezer too. less
Lisa do they get a locker? Homework is only good if it is ... moreLisa do they get a locker? Homework is only good if it is useful not if the teacher can't control the classroom or doesn't believe in teaching much and sends it all home to do. Or if they don't get it done at school. DD new school doesn't seem to have much books but has to have a laptop.
we had a bit of emotional coming to head yesterday... lazy son and cranky mom who is tired of nagging kids over basic things like getting ready for school since most of their friends are going on their own.. parents at work by then.
so poor dh who is having a rough week at work got to talk to his son and give him the what for...I had taken away his video games.
Forgot how much money goes out in public school...fees, donations field trips...today terry fox run. less
Tracy - I hope you and your girls enjoy your mini break away.
LN... moreTracy - I hope you and your girls enjoy your mini break away.
LNbee2 - thank you for your kind thougts and continued prayers. DD's partner will go for surgery on October 10 so I am on standby to go down to London for as long as needed.
In the high 50s here today with sunshine and wind - an ideal drying day so I have emptied the laundry basket and got it all out on the line.
I went food shopping this morning and stuck to my budget fairly well. I have 2 young friends coming for dinner tonight straight from work, so no doubt they will be starving hungry. I have made a big shepherd's pie which I will serve with green veg and I baked salted caramel millionaire's chocolate shortbread. I will send the leftovers home with them so I am not tempted to stray from my healthy eating plan. less
I have a cart of big cans of food like taco tvp and pudding at H... moreI have a cart of big cans of food like taco tvp and pudding at Honeyville, waiting for a sale. Cleaning out my kitchen a bit and as soon as I have my second check in October I plan to stock some pasta, sauce, baking ingredients, frozen pizza, and some items like hot cereal and soup to bring to work. I also have a hankering to make a big batch of Russian tea, spices, instant tea, tang, and sugar. I am going to order tp and maybe some fhp. I need laundry soap and shampoo for the winter.
Any new plans or changes going on in your kids education or &nbs... moreAny new plans or changes going on in your kids education or your own maybe even courses for fun.
My kids are in new schools all signed up..things just starting to get moving there because the govt changed the curriculim requirements again so teachers are having to redo their lessons. Not a big as much as a big deal in lower grades but grades 10-12 are the ones that really count for college here.
DD back at reg school that is kinda like homelearning..do online courses there with teachers there to help and reg classes..small school so they do a mix.
Ds signed up with a new homelearner program that does more then the old one..still getting used to it. She assigns work and mets with him every couple of weeks to tutor and see how he is doing. plus they have a science class that if he does it don't have to do science at home. they did some at the old one but it was more gr 4-8 instead of gr specific so yes counted as science but difference between a C and a A do... less
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