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    I came up with a pattern that I sort of follow,...

    I came up with a pattern that I sort of follow, or not. Tonight we're having LO: risotto with peas, meatloaf, salad. Except for the salad, it's all left overs, which is fine with us!

    Tomorrow...
  2. There's also the 40s experiment. She's English....

    There's also the 40s experiment. She's English. We like the veggie pie.

    Link:

    https://the1940sexperiment.com/
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    I move the produce we get from the farm every...

    I move the produce we get from the farm every week. Starts on the 3rd shelf and goes to the 5th in 2 weeks. Top to bottom. If I had your set up I might do it bottom to top. I make myself go through...
  4. Thread: September Purge

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    I wish I had a magic "anything!" We live on a...

    I wish I had a magic "anything!" We live on a little road; no magic spots here, sigh.

    When we removed the 1/2 of a room of boxes of books from our bedroom, so we could add the bookcases, unknown...
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    I’ve been buying what I run out of from an...

    I’ve been buying what I run out of from an organic farm stand. Previously, I got what I needed from our CSA, but I cut it in 1/2 this year to save money. I have 3 more CSA visits left, thru mid Nov....
  6. Thread: September Purge

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    I used free cycle, once. Got yelled at by people...

    I used free cycle, once. Got yelled at by people I was giving Rose starts to that they weren’t bushes...never again.
  7. Thread: Abundance

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    My gratitude is more emotional than physical....

    My gratitude is more emotional than physical. PTSD which I got at 3 hurts. Most of my life, until about 10 years ago, every day was an exercise in avoiding the pain, trying to hide the pain, denying...
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    Finally designed the refurbished wool blanket(s)....

    Finally designed the refurbished wool blanket(s). I have 3 old wool blankets which came from a church penny sale on the seacoast. We've used them for years, although they're all double bed size and...
  9. Thread: September Purge

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    Two trips to the dump yesterday, three today....

    Two trips to the dump yesterday, three today. Yard waste mostly, but other odds and ends as well!
  10. Thread: September Purge

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    Some books, a dresser scarf, a mailer, a basket,...

    Some books, a dresser scarf, a mailer, a basket, 2 vases, and a vintage ball jar.

    9 books -- 7 sold, 2 to the swap shop. 2 mailers, 7 book sleeves, the last of the grass seed was used. Started...
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    Italia Peppers and cheese omelettes. It's dump...

    Italia Peppers and cheese omelettes. It's dump day. I do very little cooking for dinner on dump day.
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    Beef and veggie soup with salad.

    Beef and veggie soup with salad.
  13. I’m with Jane. Grew up a block from the beach. By...

    I’m with Jane. Grew up a block from the beach. By the time we got home, all you had to do was brush yourself off...
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    Nice!

    Nice!
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    We have started the transition to winter. Part of...

    We have started the transition to winter. Part of that is baking supplies. We do NOT bake bread in summer; we buy it instead. But from roughly Sept 1 to May 15, we bake our own. We have enough flour...
  16. Thread: New Finds

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    Introduced a neighbor to my raw salsa verde,...

    Introduced a neighbor to my raw salsa verde, which they liked. I freeze some as cubes, which we use like bottled salsa on foods. I also freeze some in blocks, for making chili, etc.

    We bought...
  17. Thread: August Purge

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    Thanks! another box getting ready to mail,...

    Thanks!

    another box getting ready to mail, about 60 book this time...
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    8/31:started going thru the boxes in the living room. One is obvious going away stock. And one, sigh, was for the...
  18. Thread: August Purge

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    62 boxes of books gone! It was about 1/3 of the...

    62 boxes of books gone! It was about 1/3 of the unit. The sad thing is that means there's another 120 or so boxes I have to go through, still.

    Sigh.
  19. Thread: August Purge

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    The boxes of books go in a week. Found more flea...

    The boxes of books go in a week. Found more flea market items and put them up for sale. Sold 2 baking racks. Not much space or $ gain, but it counts.

    It’s dump day, always good.

    DH is working...
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    We were stocked a bit when things went nutty...

    We were stocked a bit when things went nutty here. Between prepping for retirement and frugal practices, I tend to buy more than what I need for 2 weeks. I had deliberately bought soap and paper...
  21. Thread: August Purge

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    I have promised a bookstore out of state a lot of...

    I have promised a bookstore out of state a lot of boxes of books! This will, I think take 1/2 or less of the storage unit, but it will be a large chunk. Hurrah! Gave a bag of books to another...
  22. Thread: July Frugals

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    I found bulk ground beef, all natural, at the...

    I found bulk ground beef, all natural, at the co-op for $6.49/lb. Yay! It's beef that actually tastes like beef and it isn't $10-$20/lb.
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    I think it depends on what you're looking for. ...

    I think it depends on what you're looking for.

    Supplies? On-line probably.

    Durable goods? Maybe the big guys or thrift shops/antique stores. I expect that a few things will happen. The...
  24. Thread: July Purge

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    We have a small cabinet (from the attic), a not...

    We have a small cabinet (from the attic), a not working plumber's snake, and the old dining room light going to the dump tomorrow.

    We're looking for new stainless and dishes. My current dishes are...
  25. Thread: July Purge

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    A bookstore who took 5 boxes of books last year...

    A bookstore who took 5 boxes of books last year has agreed to take up to 100. I may finally get outta the book business, but actually I think that will only be about 1/2 of what’s left. We’ll see!
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