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Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   Yesterday, 03:09 PM
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Posted By kitchensqueen
Rain is thwarting our intended plans for today -...

Rain is thwarting our intended plans for today - we were supposed to build a sandbox, compost bin and raised beds today, but nope. Did this instead -

- Went to Menards and bought all the supplies...
Forum: Meal Planning   Yesterday, 01:16 PM
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Views: 64,270
Posted By kitchensqueen
I'm making Asian-style pork chops with soy...

I'm making Asian-style pork chops with soy scallion noodles tonight.
Forum: Meal Planning   05-02-2015, 02:41 PM
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Posted By kitchensqueen
Probably leftover pasta from yesterday, since I'm...

Probably leftover pasta from yesterday, since I'm halfway done digging holes in the back yard for fruit trees and after that I am going to feel like collapsing on the couch and not cooking. Likely...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   05-02-2015, 11:20 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 253
Posted By kitchensqueen
We've had a fantastic day so far. Today was our...

We've had a fantastic day so far. Today was our first outdoor farmer's market of the season!

- Woke up and snuggled on the couch as a family to watch This Old House while eating breakfast.
-...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   05-01-2015, 02:40 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 253
Posted By kitchensqueen
Okay, posting for real now. So glad it's...

Okay, posting for real now. So glad it's officially the weekend. After working today, have done a few things -

- Signed for a package - the child bike carrier finally arrived.
- Tidied the...
Forum: Meal Planning   05-01-2015, 02:08 PM
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Views: 64,270
Posted By kitchensqueen
Spinach and white bean pasta. Frozen spinach and...

Spinach and white bean pasta. Frozen spinach and dried beans to the rescue!
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   05-01-2015, 01:54 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 2,487
Posted By kitchensqueen
Snuck up on us again -...

Snuck up on us again - http://www.mothering.com/forum/16-talk-amongst-ourselves/1504313-may-what-did-you-accomplish-today.html#post18722353
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   05-01-2015, 01:53 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 253
Posted By kitchensqueen
May - What Did You Accomplish Today?

So far, started this thread.
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   04-30-2015, 05:59 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 2,487
Posted By kitchensqueen
Well... for me I have a crazy-person...

Well... for me I have a crazy-person four-hour-round-trip train commute to the office four days a week.... ;-)

That's two full 8 hour days of reading time per week when you add it up! Oh hell. I'm...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   04-30-2015, 03:57 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 2,487
Posted By kitchensqueen
Worked from home today so gained back some real...

Worked from home today so gained back some real life time. So far done -

- Updated the bill paying spreadsheet to close out April; started planning May.
- Tidied the house (and it looked like a...
Forum: Meal Planning   04-30-2015, 03:53 PM
Replies: 3,985
Views: 64,270
Posted By kitchensqueen
Parmesan spaghetti and fruit for LM, shepherd's...

Parmesan spaghetti and fruit for LM, shepherd's pie for husband and I.
Forum: Book Clubs   04-30-2015, 03:51 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 925
Posted By kitchensqueen
Finished Bring Up the Bodies by Hilary Mantel -...

Finished Bring Up the Bodies by Hilary Mantel - good, but not as amazing as Wolf Hall. I feel like she could've tacked it on as a couple of last chapters to Wolf Hall, actually.

And now I need...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   04-29-2015, 02:58 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 2,487
Posted By kitchensqueen
Could it be psychosomatic, after all of the lice...

Could it be psychosomatic, after all of the lice troubles?
Forum: Meal Planning   04-29-2015, 02:54 PM
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Views: 64,270
Posted By kitchensqueen
Pasta salad here tonight.

Pasta salad here tonight.
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   04-28-2015, 05:23 AM
Replies: 145
Views: 2,487
Posted By kitchensqueen
Last night we didn't get home until almost nine,...

Last night we didn't get home until almost nine, because we had to run all of the errands that I didn't get a chance to do this weekend. But I guess that's okay; they're done now.

- Stopped at...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   04-27-2015, 05:50 AM
Replies: 145
Views: 2,487
Posted By kitchensqueen
Productive Monday? Yes please. On the train...

Productive Monday? Yes please. On the train headed into the city -

- Caught up reading my blog feed.
- Wrote a blog post.

And now I'm hoping for a quick and painless day at the office. Need...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   04-26-2015, 07:00 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 2,487
Posted By kitchensqueen
Did a ton this afternoon - - Cleaned the...

Did a ton this afternoon -

- Cleaned the hutch.
- Moved my sewing supplies and fabrics into the bottom cabinet of the hutch.
- Arranged some Blue Willow and milk glass on the top shelves of...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   04-26-2015, 10:28 AM
Replies: 145
Views: 2,487
Posted By kitchensqueen
Yeah, so apparently a lot of the larger pieces...

Yeah, so apparently a lot of the larger pieces today cost a couple thousand apiece. I've been trying to research it - it's an Ethan Allen Baumritter piece, which means it was manufactured between...
Forum: Meal Planning   04-26-2015, 09:39 AM
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Views: 64,270
Posted By kitchensqueen
Thinking about doing scalloped potatoes and ham...

Thinking about doing scalloped potatoes and ham with steamed broccoli for tonight.

Need to do a couple of crockpot dinners for this week, but I have no idea what to do. Should probably think...
Forum: Meal Planning   04-25-2015, 07:10 PM
Replies: 3,985
Views: 64,270
Posted By kitchensqueen
Spaghetti with marinara and Italian sausage. Not...

Spaghetti with marinara and Italian sausage. Not really what I had a taste for, but I was to tired to make anything else.
Forum: Frugality & Finances   04-25-2015, 07:10 PM
Replies: 332
Views: 15,653
Posted By kitchensqueen
Frugalmama, you reminded me we went by a church...

Frugalmama, you reminded me we went by a church rummage sale today too. We got a paper bag for $3 and you could fill it for that price. We got -

- Carhart flannel shirt for husband
- Some summer...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   04-25-2015, 04:00 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 2,487
Posted By kitchensqueen
I can't even believe it! I looked it up on Ebay,...

I can't even believe it! I looked it up on Ebay, and it's going from anywhere from $500 - $1000!
Forum: Frugality & Finances   04-25-2015, 11:59 AM
Replies: 332
Views: 15,653
Posted By kitchensqueen
Best scores ever in the last few days. In...

Best scores ever in the last few days.

In Madison yesterday, we found the perfect bed side table at an antique mall - it's painted black, with a magazine pocket in the back of the top, and a...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   04-25-2015, 10:50 AM
Replies: 145
Views: 2,487
Posted By kitchensqueen
Amazing whirlwind of a morning here! - Made...

Amazing whirlwind of a morning here!

- Made carrot cake muffins.
- Loaded the dishwasher and set it to run.
- Went to the church rummage sale. It was $3 for a bag, and we were able to find a...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   04-25-2015, 06:38 AM
Replies: 145
Views: 2,487
Posted By kitchensqueen
Everyone has been busy! Yesterday I took the...

Everyone has been busy!

Yesterday I took the day off work and we had a family day to celebrate husband's birthday, and we went up to Madison -

- Breakfast for Little Man.
- Packed a day bag....
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