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Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   Yesterday, 05:31 PM
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Posted By kitchensqueen
Never did get the nap - I tried to doze on the...

Never did get the nap - I tried to doze on the couch and for once just wasn't able to fall asleep. Instead I half watched Upstairs Downstairs on PBS and thought of all of the stuff I should've been...
Forum: Meal Planning   Yesterday, 05:25 PM
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Posted By kitchensqueen
Despite a hundred degree heat and having the air...

Despite a hundred degree heat and having the air conditioning on, I made bacon and whiskey chili tonight.
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   Yesterday, 11:51 AM
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Posted By kitchensqueen
We've had a very busy day thus far - - Made...

We've had a very busy day thus far -

- Made breakfast.
- Dropped husband off at work for a day shift.
- Stopped at Target for a bunch of free school supplies with coupons.
- Went to Savers. ...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   Yesterday, 11:34 AM
Replies: 317
Views: 13,783
Posted By kitchensqueen
Great deals! And I agree - serendipity is a...

Great deals! And I agree - serendipity is a wonderful thing, especially in the world of thrifting!



Hahahaha so true; I agree!

Little Man and I hit on a few major scores while doing the...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   08-30-2014, 06:20 PM
Replies: 124
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Posted By kitchensqueen
Hahahaha well at least I wasn't the only one...

Hahahaha well at least I wasn't the only one stricken with Christmas crafter fear!



That's awesome. I wish I was going to do some preserving this year, but I just don't see how or when. The...
Forum: Meal Planning   08-30-2014, 03:36 PM
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Posted By kitchensqueen
Thanks! It was nice to have grown up food. :-) ...

Thanks! It was nice to have grown up food. :-)

Tonight husband is working and Little Man had applesauce and mac and cheese, so I'll probably end up making spaghetti with bottled marinara sauce for...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   08-30-2014, 11:37 AM
Replies: 124
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Posted By kitchensqueen
That just gave me a minor heart attack. I mean -...

That just gave me a minor heart attack. I mean - good for you! But oh my god, I haven't even really thought about Christmas and if I'm going to do anything at all handmade, I really need to get...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   08-30-2014, 10:31 AM
Replies: 124
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Posted By kitchensqueen
Yep, we all do. :-) Not much here today, but I...

Yep, we all do. :-) Not much here today, but I have a huge list to work on. So far -

- Took Little Man to swim lessons.
- Heated up leftovers for lunch.
- Browsed through the park district's...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   08-29-2014, 04:17 PM
Replies: 124
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Posted By kitchensqueen
That sounds so scary about the roof blowing off!...

That sounds so scary about the roof blowing off! Exactly why we decided not to risk it - a thin layer of tent fabric isn't quite enough when there's a storm raging outside.



Too funny about...
Forum: Meal Planning   08-29-2014, 03:41 PM
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Posted By kitchensqueen
Tonight husband and I are celebrating our nine...

Tonight husband and I are celebrating our nine year wedding anniversary (albeit a few days late since we were on vacation), so I'm making red-wine marinated steak with a red wine reduction and...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   08-28-2014, 07:25 PM
Replies: 317
Views: 13,783
Posted By kitchensqueen
While on vacation out near the Mississippi River,...

While on vacation out near the Mississippi River, we stopped at an antique mall on the side of the road in a barn outside of a small town. I was so excited to find some rare milk glass at rock bottom...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   08-28-2014, 07:21 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 2,059
Posted By kitchensqueen
Meowmix, glad to hear your camping trip was a...

Meowmix, glad to hear your camping trip was a success. :-)

Our week has been a bit of a mixed bag. The weather was dangerously bad, so instead of camping for the week, we spent two nights in a...
Forum: Meal Planning   08-28-2014, 07:09 PM
Replies: 3,287
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Posted By kitchensqueen
We've been on vacation for a few days. We were...

We've been on vacation for a few days. We were supposed to be camping all week, but due to bad weather we ended up spending two nights in a hotel and only one night camping. Fortunately some of our...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   08-22-2014, 07:10 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 2,059
Posted By kitchensqueen
Thanks! I just checked on Little Man sleeping,...

Thanks! I just checked on Little Man sleeping, and he feels a bit less warm after the Tylenol I gave him earlier... hopefully that's real and not just wishful thinking on my part...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   08-22-2014, 06:19 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 2,059
Posted By kitchensqueen
Very good point indeed! As it turns out we can't...

Very good point indeed! As it turns out we can't get showings this weekend, so we'll have to wait until we're back from vacation to get back after it.



Have fun camping! It's hard when you're...
Forum: Meal Planning   08-22-2014, 05:21 PM
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Posted By kitchensqueen
Half home made pizza here tonight.

Half home made pizza here tonight.
Forum: Meal Planning   08-21-2014, 08:43 PM
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Posted By kitchensqueen
I would've informed him that he was more than...

I would've informed him that he was more than welcome to start cooking dinner! ;-)
Forum: Frugality & Finances   08-21-2014, 05:53 PM
Replies: 317
Views: 13,783
Posted By kitchensqueen
That is an awesome deal!

That is an awesome deal!
Forum: Meal Planning   08-21-2014, 05:46 PM
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Posted By kitchensqueen
Stopped at Portillos on the way home tonight...

Stopped at Portillos on the way home tonight...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   08-20-2014, 06:28 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 844
Posted By kitchensqueen
I'm sorry - I'm not trying to berate you here and...

I'm sorry - I'm not trying to berate you here and beat a dead horse, it's just there are some red flags here that I feel obligated to point out...

"He would LIKE to quit" - that reads like, he...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   08-20-2014, 06:20 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 2,059
Posted By kitchensqueen
Don't forget your sun hat and sunscreen then! Not...

Don't forget your sun hat and sunscreen then! Not sure how sun affects you, but it's no good for me. Covering up while camping is essential! And don't forget about low-impact activities you can do...
Forum: Meal Planning   08-20-2014, 03:59 PM
Replies: 3,287
Views: 49,743
Posted By kitchensqueen
Chili from the freezer stash here.

Chili from the freezer stash here.
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   08-19-2014, 08:14 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 2,059
Posted By kitchensqueen
Nope! One major accomplishment for today - ...

Nope! One major accomplishment for today -

- Home.
Forum: Meal Planning   08-19-2014, 08:13 PM
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Posted By kitchensqueen
Shite airport food.

Shite airport food.
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   08-18-2014, 07:18 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 2,059
Posted By kitchensqueen
The more the merrier! My list for today...

The more the merrier!

My list for today sucks. :-)

- Woke up at the crack of dawn to make my flight.
- All day meetings.
- Business dinner.
- Snuck out of said business dinner to call...
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