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Overtime and a massive shopping trip

I’m following politics some this year. I’m watching some of the convention speeches. There are definitely some differences in the approaches of the two major parties this year. It’s … interesting. That’s all I have to say about politics here. … Continue reading

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All over the place

Back to the gym and trying to eat better. Things are starting to come together again. Granted, it’s only been a few days, but I’m feeling more in control. We spent the weekend in the house – none of us … Continue reading

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Food prep

I found a list of entrees we like that I made a couple of years ago. It’s a whole page of choices. We tend toward the same few these days and I’m going to need to get a little more … Continue reading

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Meal planning, again

First things first. I need to make a list of our family’s favorite meals. Then add on all of the meals that we don’t love but will totally eat and like. Dinners first. Breakfast can be the most expensive meal … Continue reading

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Back on the wagon

I have started my new diet and exercise routine. I know that the first week or two is always the hardest and am prepared for that. I don’t know if my family is, but I am. I have decided to … Continue reading

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Planning on eating

Meal planning in my house is pretty easy. I look in the cupboard to see what’s available and I make meals based on that. If I can’t think of anything fancy, we will have an old stand-by like pasta. I’ll … Continue reading

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Jumping back in

I dove back in to the Tightwad Gazette this week. I started with the third, but I’m realizing that I’m going to have to go back and read all three. They are just chock full of tidbits and ideas. While … Continue reading

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Food, glorious food!

Remember how I said there’d be “I have to stock up” sales? Let’s talk about that for a minute. Milk goes on sale where I am infrequently. However, we have an extra freezer that we bought through the want ads, … Continue reading

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Planning ahead doesn’t hurt as much as I thought

I had tried meal planning before. I started stockpiling meat (at full price!) and staples so that I’d always have something ready. Yeah, that didn’t work. I wasn’t the least bit organized and I had no idea what I was … Continue reading

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