We made a day trip up north to Mackinac Island this past week. I bought the tickets for the boat ride to the island for half price on Black Friday last year.
This is just one mornings harvest.
In the garden I harvested Tommy toe tomatoes, regular tomatoes, zucchini, cukes, and green beans. We also harvested 7 lbs of potatoes from the school garden.
I went to our local library's book sale and got a stack of books for $3.15. I'm in book heaven now.
I did the usual savings of using a big department store bag for a garbage bag, washed out Ziploc bags, hang clothes to dry, and shopped the deals/used coupons.
Menu-What was on the Dinner Table
Monday Stuffed peppers
Tuesday out to eat
Wednesday Cheesy Noodle Casserole (frozen meal) this comes from the Pioneer Woman she calls it Sour Cream Noodle Bake (not sure why we changed the name). Great freezer meal.
Cukes and Timmy toe tomatoes from garden.
Thursday Leftover Cheesy Noodle Casserole, our first big tomato, cukes, and our first mess of green beans!
Friday Grilled Pork Chops and Leftover green beans
Saturday Grilled Chicken, Small new potatoes, skillet cornbread, and green beans I had canned.
Sunday Leftover grilled chicken and fixings
My Goals for this week:
In the garden:
Weed the vegetable and flower gardens.
Harvest the green beans the deer hasn't eaten.
In the Home:
Cleaning the carpets: I will be doing the last bedroom and living room carpet next week. Update: This has been hanging out on my goal list for a couple of weeks. I have been de-cluttering but not carpet cleaning. I will get this done!
Date with Husband:
We want to go fishing. This as also been hanging out on my goal list for awhile. It's just been too hot!
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What ways have you saved this week?
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