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by Shelsmiles
Wed Jul 27, 2016 1:07 am
Forum: Chat room
Topic: Five frugal things for July
Replies: 35
Views: 5795

Re: Five frugal things for July

1. Bountiful Baskets

2. Canned 30 quarts of tomatoes

3. Processed 50 chickens for the freezer

4. Put all pantry goods in airtight canisters to keep bugs out etc.

5. Made homemade coffee creamer rather than buying creamer
by Shelsmiles
Mon Jul 25, 2016 11:19 pm
Forum: Chat room
Topic: What's for dinner this week?
Replies: 66
Views: 9215

Re: What's for dinner this week?

Mon Beef Broccoli
Tue Roast chicken acorn squash
Weds Curry
Thurs carnitas
Fri fish tacos
Sat chicken wings
Sun lasagna
by Shelsmiles
Thu Jul 14, 2016 10:58 am
Forum: Chat room
Topic: Daily Check in July 14, 2016
Replies: 21
Views: 2988

Re: Daily Check in July 14, 2016

Good morning. Storming here today so no outside chores gonna happen. I did feed laying hens and meat birds and check on the newest litter of piglets. That is going well. We will have ten to sell before much longer. I sold a few laying hens the other day and made some new friends. I have a dozen pull...
by Shelsmiles
Thu Jul 14, 2016 6:23 am
Forum: Chat room
Topic: Five frugal things for July
Replies: 35
Views: 5795

Re: Five frugal things for July

1. Continuing to eat from the garden, freezers and pantry. The garden is producing Lots of tomatoes, peppers and cucumbers right now. 2. Resisted the urge to buy on Amazon for Prine Day. Great deals on things I like or want but I NEED nothing. 3. Found and charged DS's old Kindle and downloaded fee ...
by Shelsmiles
Sun Jul 10, 2016 9:14 pm
Forum: Chat room
Topic: Preparing for Civil Unrest
Replies: 18
Views: 3549

Re: Preparing for Civil Unrest

I hate to sound paranoid, but things are going from bad to worse in a lot of ways in this nation right now. I think it only makes sense to make common sense preparations for ecvents that may come to pass. I am not building an underground bunker, but I am also not pretending nothing is different. I l...
by Shelsmiles
Sun Jul 10, 2016 7:06 pm
Forum: Chat room
Topic: Daily Check In July 10, 2016
Replies: 17
Views: 2585

Re: Daily Check In July 10, 2016

Lazy do nothing day. There's plenty to do, but I chose to sit on the couch and binge watch tv instead. Yep... Heat index has been around 100 this week so outside chores are not my favorite right now and getting motivated for inside chores isn't really happening today. :) Brunch was a veggie scramble...