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Forum: Frugality & Finances   07-31-2016, 07:07 PM
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Posted By artemis33
I've done pretty well over the past few weeks,...

I've done pretty well over the past few weeks, but my garden produce input to the freezer is exceeding my output now, which is a problem I need to focus harder on. As long as I stay home and avoid...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   07-07-2016, 04:15 PM
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Posted By artemis33
Yesterday was eggs/toast or cereal for breakfast....

Yesterday was eggs/toast or cereal for breakfast. Leftover chicken tacos for lunch. I intended to make cauliflower chowder for dinner (a new recipe) and I knew the girls wouldn't eat it, but even...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   07-05-2016, 01:57 PM
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Posted By artemis33
I had typed up a post on Sunday but got logged...

I had typed up a post on Sunday but got logged out and lost it :irked

I have lots of cauliflower and peas in the garden right now and red lentils in the pantry so Saturday I made Indian food - red...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   07-01-2016, 09:52 PM
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Posted By artemis33
July Pantry Eating

Anyone else planning to focus on eating from the pantry (and freezer and garden) this month?

I need to save some money and I want to be able to clean out/defrost my upright freezer and...
Forum: Traditional Foods   03-05-2016, 08:43 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 595
Posted By artemis33
Advice on grinding my own pork?

Hey there - I have a very large pork roast in the freezer but am out of ground pork and sausage, so I plan to grind at least half of the roast for those purposes. I have a kitchen aid grinding...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   09-11-2015, 09:10 PM
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Views: 642
Posted By artemis33
I don't have any experience with a repair like...

I don't have any experience with a repair like that, but from the way you describe the situation I think I would go for it and fix it (esp since you love it).
Forum: Frugality & Finances   10-02-2014, 11:18 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 826
Posted By artemis33
That is a good point....the prices on both...

That is a good point....the prices on both vitacost and amazon fluctuate so it is worth checking each time you purchase and knowing what their 'best price' is, so you can watch for it and purchase...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   09-29-2014, 04:49 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 826
Posted By artemis33
I can't say who has the best price....but...

I can't say who has the best price....but definitely look at Vitacost when you are comparing online.

Also do you have Azure Standard in your area? They are another resource I use for those...
Forum: The Mindful Home   09-19-2014, 09:06 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 5,529
Posted By artemis33
That sounds awful - I have heard such good things...

That sounds awful - I have heard such good things about that paint.

We recently redid my DDs room and used the Benjamin Moore Natura no VOC paint. I don't blame you if you want to avoid them...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   08-15-2014, 11:19 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,205
Posted By artemis33
Fritattas with cheese and veggies are another...

Fritattas with cheese and veggies are another versatile meal option for the egg eaters and the leftovers hold up well for lunches, etc.
Forum: Frugality & Finances   05-06-2014, 05:20 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,861
Posted By artemis33
yes, many of the things I by occasionally but...

yes, many of the things I by occasionally but not weekly have gone up.  I've been saving receipts over the past month or so to go back and review and try to redo a 'best price' list and reevaluate...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   04-16-2014, 02:04 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 790
Posted By artemis33
I really like the suggestions already given........

I really like the suggestions already given.....
 
What about dark chocolate shredded coconut haystack "nests" or Gluten free playdough
 
Sorry I don't have specific recipes for you.
Forum: Frugality & Finances   04-12-2014, 10:07 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,212
Posted By artemis33
The overnight child care idea made me...

The overnight child care idea made me think....what about date night child care?  Have a few kids over on Friday and Sat nights for parents to get out for a few hours.  Make popcorn (inexpensive),...
Forum: Traditional Foods   03-22-2014, 10:31 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 382
Posted By artemis33
We have the same problem at our house, so I...

We have the same problem at our house, so I understand.  Even if I roast a chicken a week, we still rarely have as much stock around as I'd like.
 
My opinion is to just boil them.    The main...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   12-18-2013, 10:05 AM
Replies: 191
Views: 6,372
Posted By artemis33
I shopped quite a bit over the past month while...

I shopped quite a bit over the past month while hosting multiple gatherings and house guests.  I'm eager to be back on track with very little spending on food and a focus on freezer/pantry meals.
Forum: Frugality & Finances   11-10-2013, 04:28 PM
Replies: 191
Views: 6,372
Posted By artemis33
I found 3 cans of expired organic pumpkin in the...

I found 3 cans of expired organic pumpkin in the pantry.  Oops.  I decided I'd better just plan to use it up right away.  Yesterday I made some mini pumpkin cheesecakes with crust out of GF ginger...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   11-09-2013, 06:13 PM
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Views: 6,372
Posted By artemis33
Does anyone take advantage of wild herbs/weeds...

Does anyone take advantage of wild herbs/weeds growing in your yard and garden?  My salad greens patch is getting overrun with chickweed....and I know you can eat it and I nibble it here and there,...
Forum: The Mindful Home   11-07-2013, 06:22 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 498
Posted By artemis33
Ours is a stainless lined Bosch.  Very quiet and...

Ours is a stainless lined Bosch.  Very quiet and water efficient.  The racks do have a coating on them and there are a few other plastic parts inside.  I didn't see anything with all stainless...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   11-07-2013, 02:41 PM
Replies: 191
Views: 6,372
Posted By artemis33
I know what you mean about perpetual pantry...

I know what you mean about perpetual pantry filling.....after all, being good at knowing the best stock up price on things does save money over time.  Butter is one of those things that we use so...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   10-25-2013, 04:11 PM
Replies: 191
Views: 6,372
Posted By artemis33
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by 2babies2kidsmom http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/t/1390527/fall-pantry-challenge-2013/120_40#post_17492211)...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   10-19-2013, 02:38 PM
Replies: 191
Views: 6,372
Posted By artemis33
Pinto Beans...mmmm we love them, too.  I usually...

Pinto Beans...mmmm we love them, too.  I usually cook up a large batch with a ham hock, and then the first night we'll just have them in a bowl with cornbread and cooked greens on the side.   So...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   10-16-2013, 04:11 PM
Replies: 191
Views: 6,372
Posted By artemis33
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by justmama http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/t/1390527/fall-pantry-challenge-2013/80_40#post_17487016)
  ...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   10-14-2013, 10:47 AM
Replies: 191
Views: 6,372
Posted By artemis33
Update :   The ribs I made last night were...

Update :
 
The ribs I made last night were great!  Lovely glaze on the outside and nice and tender.  I skipped the last glaze under the broiler because some of the sauce in my roasting pan was...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   10-13-2013, 04:56 PM
Replies: 191
Views: 6,372
Posted By artemis33
Mmmmm artichoke dip....I've also seen recipes on...

Mmmmm artichoke dip....I've also seen recipes on Pinterest for Jalepeno popper dip that sound good....or just poppers!  I like to make a smoke salmon dip/spread from Ina Garten that is really good...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   10-13-2013, 03:13 PM
Replies: 191
Views: 6,372
Posted By artemis33
Decided to switch the timing a bit....   ...

Decided to switch the timing a bit....
 
today/Sunday
- leftover frittata and bread with jam for breakfast
- leftover soup for lunch
-Going with this other ribs recipe and making them today...
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