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Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   Yesterday, 06:22 PM
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Hm.... I may have to try the neighbor route,...

Hm.... I may have to try the neighbor route, after we've gotten a chance to know everyone. It's not on our goal list to get them this summer, so maybe we can make it work after all? Our backyard only...
Forum: Meal Planning   Yesterday, 05:42 PM
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Gramigna alla salciccia tonight. Wanted to grill...

Gramigna alla salciccia tonight. Wanted to grill out since the weather is decent, but alas - we have no grill-friendly meats! Must remedy that at the next grocery shop.
Forum: Meal Planning   03-31-2015, 06:38 PM
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Taco Tuesday!

Taco Tuesday!
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   03-31-2015, 06:33 PM
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Posted By kitchensqueen
If it makes you feel any better I do the same...

If it makes you feel any better I do the same thing, I just don't talk about it much. Too depressing.

After the depressing work bit today, a few things -

- Sorted through the mail.
-...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   03-30-2015, 06:25 PM
Replies: 144
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Posted By kitchensqueen
Worked from home today, so real life time was...

Worked from home today, so real life time was infinitely more productive than a typical Monday, since I didn't have to commute two hours on each end. After work -

- Spent some time with LM.
-...
Forum: Meal Planning   03-30-2015, 06:14 PM
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I'm fortunate to have a local butcher shop in the...

I'm fortunate to have a local butcher shop in the next town over that sources locally raised birds, and they charge reasonable prices - I think I'm paying around $1.30 per pound. So I can get a nice...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   03-29-2015, 10:00 AM
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Posted By kitchensqueen
I'm jealous about the chicks! We can technically...

I'm jealous about the chicks! We can technically have them in our town, but coops have to be located ten feet off the property line in the backyard, and since our backyard has an awkward layout, I...
Forum: Meal Planning   03-28-2015, 03:43 PM
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Crock pot corned beef with cabbage and potatoes...

Crock pot corned beef with cabbage and potatoes here.
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   03-28-2015, 07:35 AM
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Posted By kitchensqueen
Rice is great for getting moisture out of...

Rice is great for getting moisture out of electronics and appliances. Get a ten pound bag of rice (like $5) and put the Crockpot in a small rubbermaid and pack the rice around it. Close the lid and...
Forum: Book Clubs   03-27-2015, 05:03 PM
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Posted By kitchensqueen
I'm going back and forth on Wolf Hall by Hilary...

I'm going back and forth on Wolf Hall by Hilary Mantel and How to Be a Victorian by Ruth Goodman. Though the Goodman book is from the library, so I should probably focus on that one!
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   03-27-2015, 04:48 PM
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Posted By kitchensqueen
Oh my god Friday night couldn't have come quick...

Oh my god Friday night couldn't have come quick enough! After work, got a few things done -

- Loaded the dishwasher and set it to run.
- Hand washed some pots and pans.
- Wiped down the...
Forum: Meal Planning   03-27-2015, 04:29 PM
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Posted By kitchensqueen
Usually three pounds each. That serves two adults...

Usually three pounds each. That serves two adults one dinner plus leftovers. Our toddler basically refuses all meat.

Tonight husband is working so I'm having leftover turkey noodle soup, and...
Forum: Meal Planning   03-26-2015, 07:55 PM
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Posted By kitchensqueen
Ironically, we had store-purchased rotisserie...

Ironically, we had store-purchased rotisserie chicken tonight, with bagged green salad on the side.
Forum: Meal Planning   03-26-2015, 04:09 PM
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Posted By kitchensqueen
We just make it a lot. :-)

We just make it a lot. :-)
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   03-25-2015, 06:14 PM
Replies: 144
Views: 2,998
Posted By kitchensqueen
That's on my to-read list. Is it as engaging as...

That's on my to-read list. Is it as engaging as the rest of Larson's work? I have high hopes for it; I couldn't put down In The Garden of Beasts and Devil In The White City when I read them.
...
Forum: Meal Planning   03-25-2015, 05:56 PM
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Posted By kitchensqueen
The skins browns up nicely, but it doesn't get...

The skins browns up nicely, but it doesn't get crispy like it does in the oven. You can add stuff to the inside if you want, and you can use fresh lemons; that's usually what I use. If you set it on...
Forum: Meal Planning   03-23-2015, 07:24 PM
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Posted By kitchensqueen
Turkey tacos here tonight.

Turkey tacos here tonight.
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   03-23-2015, 07:21 PM
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Posted By kitchensqueen
Oh, that makes so much more sense! I was just...

Oh, that makes so much more sense! I was just thinking, oh why would she chase beers with Gatorade!? I would've just dealt with the hangover!



Heh. That was funny.

Fairly average Monday,...
Forum: Meal Planning   03-22-2015, 02:31 PM
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Posted By kitchensqueen
Crockpot barbecue chicken here. Will probably...

Crockpot barbecue chicken here. Will probably throw some tater tots or fries in the oven to go with.
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   03-22-2015, 09:29 AM
Replies: 144
Views: 2,998
Posted By kitchensqueen
Sounds like fun. :-) Good idea about the...

Sounds like fun. :-) Good idea about the Gatorade, though I can't imagine slamming back Gatorades in between drinks.

Today I am ANNOYED. Husband is gone for the day at the last day of his gaming...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   03-21-2015, 08:56 AM
Replies: 144
Views: 2,998
Posted By kitchensqueen
Productive Saturday morning so far - - Made...

Productive Saturday morning so far -

- Made a chocolate croissant bread for breakfast.
- Made the beds and tidied the bedrooms.
- Started the dishwasher, hand washed a pot, and wiped down the...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   03-20-2015, 07:19 PM
Replies: 144
Views: 2,998
Posted By kitchensqueen
We ended up having a nice afternoon here - ...

We ended up having a nice afternoon here -

- Little Man and I both had a nap for a few hours.
- Set up a new train track using the new piece we got this afternoon, and played trains with LM. ...
Forum: Meal Planning   03-20-2015, 05:10 PM
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Posted By kitchensqueen
Spaghetti with jarred marinara and Italian...

Spaghetti with jarred marinara and Italian sausage here tonight. Nothing fancy.
Forum: Frugality & Finances   03-20-2015, 12:31 PM
Replies: 327
Views: 15,245
Posted By kitchensqueen
Popped into Savers today and found a few things -...

Popped into Savers today and found a few things -

- 2 large metal baskets $4 each. These will be perfect for storing root veggies in the root cellar setup I'm planning.
- Glass 2 cup measuring...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   03-20-2015, 11:50 AM
Replies: 144
Views: 2,998
Posted By kitchensqueen
We decided to combine our quests for cookies and...

We decided to combine our quests for cookies and chocolate into one pursuit, and did a double batch of chocolate chip cookies. :-)

Today was much running around so far. Husband will be spending...
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