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    Taking company on a tour of PEI. They paid for...

    Taking company on a tour of PEI. They paid for the ferry. We have free accommodation at relatives while they’re away. We brought food from home. Relatives told us to raid the garden. Life is good!
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    Tonight’s supper was lime chicken thighs, brown...

    Tonight’s supper was lime chicken thighs, brown rice and home grown green beans. Very yummy. We haven’t had it in a while.
  3. Thread: Birthdays

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    You are not alone. My birthday was the 4th....

    You are not alone. My birthday was the 4th. People kept asking me “what are you going to do?” “Don’t you want to go out for supper?” Well, I wanted to stay home and bake and make jam. I asked...
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    Tonight’s supper was hm chicken Caesar salad with...

    Tonight’s supper was hm chicken Caesar salad with lemon loaf for dessert.
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    My Instant Pot yogurt turned out watery, so I’m...

    My Instant Pot yogurt turned out watery, so I’m straining the liquid out of it. Out of a gallon of reconstituted skim milk I will get 2 quarts of whey and 2 quarts of yogurt. I’m not sure it’s worth...
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    Thanks rosarugosa! :) Today I switched to...

    Thanks rosarugosa! :)

    Today I switched to baking. I made 24 blueberry oatmeal muffins and 30 two-bite brownies. I have yogurt making in my Instant Pot. It’s almost finished.

    I’ve been a bit...
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    We had Beef Stew, which Hubby made. I served up...

    We had Beef Stew, which Hubby made. I served up sale baguette with oliveoil and balsamic vinegar dipping sauce. And I just pulled hm 2 bite brownies from the oven for dessert.
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    :laff: That about sums it up Chicken Lady! ...

    :laff: That about sums it up Chicken Lady! Totally annoys me. If it’s not there, I don’t bother with a raincheck anymore. I have better things to do than spend my time running around to grocery...
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    I actually made the red currant jelly last...

    I actually made the red currant jelly last evening, along with some failed strawberry jam, which is now strawberry syrup. :( I’m not sure what’s up today. I hope to do some baking, but we’ll see.
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    I solved our heating problem during the day…I...

    I solved our heating problem during the day…I cook. Not frugal, as I’m sure the stove uses a lot more electricity than the heat pump! However, I’m still busy canning etc.

    Today’s Frugal things...
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    What’s getting me now is the huge jump in prices....

    What’s getting me now is the huge jump in prices. Cranberries and sugar are very high in price right now. A small 3 cup bag of cranberries (downsized from 4 cups) is $3.97 CAD. A 2 kg bag of sugar...
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    Our heat has been on the last two nights. We heat...

    Our heat has been on the last two nights. We heat with a heat pump, so it is economical…relatively…compared to the otherwise electric baseboard heat.

    Hubby and I had our monthly budget meeting...
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    I made chicken stock today. I used 6 cups of it...

    I made chicken stock today. I used 6 cups of it to make chicken noodle soup, and the other 6 cups is heading for the freezer. Serving soup up with hm whole wheat dinner rolls and crackers....
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    Welcome Glenhelka!

    Welcome Glenhelka!
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    I’ve been busy sharing my first round of canning...

    I’ve been busy sharing my first round of canning with family and friends. Second round begins next week, after I check out the grocery stores to see what’s on sale. I have $165 CAD left in my...
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    Agreed. But with a caveat. Here in Canada we have...

    Agreed. But with a caveat. Here in Canada we have something called a fee only financial planner. For a straight annual fee (in our case it was $1000) they come in to do a full financial assessment...
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    Cranberry muffins

    Cranberry muffins
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    Chili con carne, cornbread, tossed salad.

    Chili con carne, cornbread, tossed salad.
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    Thanks! It’s nearing the end of the growing...

    Thanks! It’s nearing the end of the growing season here. Harvest is in full swing. We have one more month, max, before frost. I have been working hard to fill them. Also, increased prices in the...
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    They are both small freezers. The chest freezer...

    They are both small freezers. The chest freezer has buckets of flour (to kill bugs), poultry, beef, fish, pork and freezer packs. The upright freezer has fruit, vegetables and miscellaneous. Things...
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    I’m currently working on stocking up for winter. ...

    I’m currently working on stocking up for winter. I have a full chest freezer and a mostly full upright freezer. My cupboards are behind. It’s just Hubby and I now, but we have 2 adult children...
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    I’m learning to use my Instant Pot more, meaning...

    I’m learning to use my Instant Pot more, meaning less electricity. There’s a huge batch of oatmeal in it right now. I’m hoping it cooks just fine. I have 5 people to serve in about half an hour!
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    That’s a lot of kaching for a pillow! The most...

    That’s a lot of kaching for a pillow! The most expensive pillows I ever bought were $100 wool stuffed pillows touted to stop snoring. The only problem was they felted and went flat. Hubby, the...
  24. Thread: Flu shots?

    by RedSpruce
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    I talked to my doctor sister and decided to wait...

    I talked to my doctor sister and decided to wait until the second half of October to get mine. I’m high risk, so I try to stay distanced and always wear a mask in indoor public spaces…as required by...
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    Up here, in Canada, we’re experiencing a 4th wave...

    Up here, in Canada, we’re experiencing a 4th wave - the Delta variant. Most of us have had the first two shots, but no boosters yet. Hubby and I are high risk, so we’re cautious. Thankfully, Nova...
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