I just had to share this picture that my daughter took. She stashed her bird feed in the old newspaper box and the squirrel made a easy access hole! He is so cute but very destructive.
The ways I've saved this week:
I cut up my vegetables including potatoes for the week (thanks Rhonda). I did this on Monday when I had more time and it was so nice to have the potatoes ready later on in the week.
I bought a flat of strawberries for $8.00 (8 qts) at the Farmers Market. I froze some and gave some to my oldest daughter.
I repaired a tear in my nightgown.
I've started earning more points on Swagbucks. I want to earn gift cards for Christmas and our No Spend January. I should have been doing this more before but now I'm going to do it everyday that I can.
Received two great coupons from Speedway (gas station). One was for a free cheeseburger and the other for free water. Made for a nice little dinner for my youngest daughter.
Made 1/2 dozen Pickled eggs.
Pb Cookies 1.39
Ice Cream 2.49
Carmel apples 1.99
Garden salad .99
5 Cream of chicken soup .69 each
2 bean with bacon soup .89 each
3 lb of butter 2.99 each
almond milk 1.99
iceberg lettuce .97
clubhouse cracker 1.69
wheat bread .99
2 gallons of whole milk ` 1.49 each
all purpose flour 1.27
dish detergent 1.89
tulip bulbs 5.99
hand sanitize . . 99
Meat store (no picture):
Grand total $86.21
What was on the Table last week:
Monday Roast, potatoes, carrots,
Tuesday Hot dogs, chips
Wednesday Beef stew (used leftover roast)
Thursday Out to eat
Friday Fried chicken, mustard greens, mashed potatoes, and cornbread.
Saturday Leftover fried chicken and sides.
Sunday Pork chops (I haven't decided on the sides yet)
My goals for next week:
In and around the Home:
Make some more freezer meals.
Clean the spice cabinet and make up a batch of chili seasoning.
Clean the refrigerator.
Date night with my husband.
Write a book review.
What ways have you saved this past week?
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