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Free Lunch and More

January 16th, 2017 at 08:20 am

Yesterday 12 members of my family got together at a local pizza restaurant for lunch. My ex paid for the whole thing! He has these spots of generosity. He certainly has his faults, too, but I do appreciate his good points, now that I don't have to live with him any more.

Anyway, I not only got a free lunch, but took home a box of sauteed vegetables and three slices of pizza. The pizza slices I froze individually for lunches. The vegetables I divided into broccoli, for broccoli cheese soup, and peppers/onions/mushrooms for omelets or migas. I froze those little packets, too, because I have a lot of food on hand to use up now. I have not yet used the tortellini -- I must do it today -- and I have a cooked chicken breast to use up. The reason I didn't make the tortellini last night was that I was too full from my big lunch.

I did a load of laundry yesterday, but it cost me $2.25 rather than $1.50. The washer I was using quit in the middle of the cycle, so I had to transfer my wet clothes to a new washer and start over. I see today that said washer is still full of water. I didn't report it, because I was too hurried yesterday, but I hope someone else has.

I need to do another load today, but now there is one dysfunctional washer and two filled with wet laundry. It's so annoying to share laundry facilities with others, especially when they are not very considerate of others. That wet laundry has been sitting there for hours.

No big plans today except to catch up on housework.

3 Responses to “Free Lunch and More”

  1. My English Castle Says:

    Ooh--lots of free food. As always, I admire your lunch skills. How is that Niall Williams' book? It's been on my maybe list for a while.

  2. CB in the City Says:

    I am enjoying it. It's an adventure yarn, kind of reminds me of the Narnia tales but with a lot more graphic reality, especially about the poverty in Ireland.

  3. FrugalTexan75 Says:

    Free food!

    I think at a certain point you just have to take people's clothes out of the machine. I did that a few times ...

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