Category Archives: Food

Beautiful chaos

I’ve been working for two months now and it’s been actually pretty great. I’m learning new things and meeting new people. This feels like a place I can stay for a good, long while (provided I pass the school!). It … Continue reading

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Overtime and a massive shopping trip

I’m following politics some this year. I’m watching some of the convention speeches. There are definitely some differences in the approaches of the two major parties this year. It’s … interesting. That’s all I have to say about politics here. … Continue reading

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All over the place

Back to the gym and trying to eat better. Things are starting to come together again. Granted, it’s only been a few days, but I’m feeling more in control. We spent the weekend in the house – none of us … Continue reading

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Food prep

I found a list of entrees we like that I made a couple of years ago. It’s a whole page of choices. We tend toward the same few these days and I’m going to need to get a little more … Continue reading

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Classic Rock and Doing Bills, oh, and CARNITAS!!!

Listening to classic rock and just finished paying bills. I love that I can pay bills in advance. I have already looked at how much we are getting this check and can schedule payments on the computer. Too cool.   … Continue reading

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The new normal

Soon we’ll be getting the money that we’re not putting into retirement. We didn’t get it this pay period, but we’ll get it next. That sets up a new normal for me. I will pay the credit card first. It … Continue reading

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Being vegetarian, still

I am still met with disbelief within the family when I mention not eating meat. Last weekend at the family party, my brother-in-law asked, “You’re still doing that? How does that work?” Lol! Yes, I’m still not eating meat and … Continue reading

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Weekly shopping and menu

It seems my shopping trips are going to be weekly now. That’s cool. I plan what we’re going to eat that week and I shop for it, paying great attention to what’s on sale and what I already have in … Continue reading

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Books and food

  I quit reading Tony Robbins; book. I’m just not in a place where I can do the inner work the way he wants it done right now. It’s a good book, but I’m just not there. So, on to … Continue reading

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Ramble much?

Yesterday I rambled all over the place! Sorry. I’m back in the rational world today.   As far as money goes, Hubby got a ton of overtime in this paycheck, but it’s all going to pay car taxes. Yuck. I … Continue reading

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