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Food, Food, Food!

December 28th, 2018 at 05:33 am

As I suspected, BFF begged off yesterday. She was not feeling well. She may come today, but I'm not counting my chickens.

I spent $29 on the prescription yesterday, and $1.50 on laundry. Variables are at 4%.

I went over to DS' house and cleared their fridge of food that would go bad if left until their return on January 7. This was a request from DIL. I spent the whole morning processing the food. Here is what I did:

Added their eggnog to my eggnog.
Made pineapple smoothie and froze it.
Made stirfry from veggies and beef. Ate half and froze half.
Froze two avocados in chunks.
Baked and froze ready-to-bake French rolls.
Froze green bean casserole.
Froze cinnamon rolls.
Ate spinach salad.

Today I'm going to make sandwiches from the leftover beef, and eat the riced cauliflower.

There was a whole pumpkin pie I was directed to take. I ate one piece yesterday. I'll have another today and then freeze the rest. If BFF comes, I'll save a piece for her.

There is still a half jug of milk and a bowl of clementines over there. I'll probably bring them home today.

What a gold mine! So grateful to DIL that she thought to suggest this and didn't let all the food go bad.

Tonight I'm going to meet friends for dinner. They have chosen a New Orleans-style restaurant. I've looked at the menu, and I will probably have gumbo or a po' boy. Hoping to get by under $20, but it looks like that might be hard.

3 Responses to “Food, Food, Food!”

  1. Family COO Says:

    What a windfall! All of it sounds like several days of meals. How fortunate.
    We have a refrigerator full of leftovers from last week. I hope to re-purpose them into new meals too. I have two growing kids (13 and 12 year olds) and they seem to graze.

    Have a great week!
    Stephanie

  2. rob62521 Says:

    Wow, what a score on food! And good for you to want to use it.

  3. frugaltexan75 Says:

    You're going to have meals for awhile!

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