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This little kitten lost her mittens....

January 22nd, 2015 at 06:17 am

Shucks! I left them on the train. I wouldn't mind so much, but they are the heavy-duty polar-vortex mittens I invested in last year when it was so cold. I hope that they will be in Lost & Found tonight, but I'm not counting on it.

I think I had a no-spend day yesterday. I TRIED to spend -- I stopped at Walgreen's on the way home to buy demineralized water for my PurMist, but they only had distilled. I believe there is a difference; I thought, anyway, I had better check before buying it.

I put on my only pair of SmartWool socks this morning, and it occurred to me that I should buy more, with all this Discover money to spend.... I'll get on Amazon today. I would replace my mittens, but I still have hopes I will find them tonight.

I could also buy demineralized water on Amazon, but the shipping costs as much as the water -- and I have Amazon Prime! It is one of those items that comes from a vendor that doesn't qualify for free shipping. I just can't do it!

The other night a group of us got Chinese takeout and I took home the unused rice and all the extra packets of soy sauce and sweet and sour sauce. Last night I fried the rice, along with onion, carrot and zucchini, added the flavor packets and two eggs, and had wonderful fried rice! I had enough for dinner and for lunch today. Practically free! Love doing stuff like that.

7 Responses to “This little kitten lost her mittens....”

  1. creditcardfree Says:

    I hope you luck out and find those mittens!

  2. ceejay74 Says:

    Oh no! Now you shall have no pie! Wink

  3. LittleMissSplendid Says:

    I can't believe I've never thought to add zucchini to fried rice! Definitely trying that next time I make it.

  4. FrugalTexan75 Says:

    You would not believe how many very nice gloves we get in lost and found. The glove/hat drawer is full and overflowing ... and I just cleaned out two weeks worth on Friday.

  5. rob62521 Says:

    Hope you find those mittens.

  6. snafu Says:

    Please don't give up on mittens if they have not shown up tonight, sometimes it takes several days for an article to show up in Lost & Found.

  7. marvholly Says:

    FYI: distilled water is even 'cleaner' (NO junk/minerals) than demineralized. However it is usually 1.5-2x as expensive.

    NOTE: I am a retired microbiologist & we used both, for different purposes, in my working days.

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