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week 13: the budget update

Wow. I. am. so. full. It hurts. There’s been a lot of good food–and a reminder of why meat isn’t a part of my regular diet. It makes me feel sad, stale & tired. Man… Joe & I have been … Continue reading

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week 12: the budget update

This week’s grocery list had a heavy price tag as we stocked back up on some things (stock, olive oil) & splurged on some meet for an incredible barley stew recipe I found. Remember how, ages ago now, our good … Continue reading

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week 9: the budget update

The hardest thing about this project–after finding the time to cook on a regular basis–has been figuring out if we’re reducing our waste. Overall, yes. The trash bags last longer, smell better & don’t have much in them from our … Continue reading

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week 8: the budget update

I think I just need to explain how much food we’re getting from our CSAs. This week  between the two baskets, I’d say we carried home about 20 pounds of fresh produce. There’s still a lot of it in the … Continue reading

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week 7: the budget update

This post didn’t get made on Friday, because I was busy hiking & hanging out in the Stars Hallow-esque town of Nashville, Ind. with my family. We took the weekend to soak up all the awesome autumn weather fun that … Continue reading

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week 6: the budget update

We were out of town for a wedding during the weekend, so meals were largely out of our control. There was a lot of waste from eating out (both garbage & dollars), but I’m not listing it here. Why? (1) … Continue reading

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week 5: the budget update

This week! I finally feel like we’re making progress. Do I still find wrappers in the truck from snacks Joe bought himself at the gas station? Yes. But, check out the shorter grocery list this week–and lots of it was … Continue reading

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