If you have read prior posts, you know that this was a tough week. There were many days I didn’t feel like cooking or focusing on this challenge. I wanted comfort food which doesn’t include things like lentils and chia seeds. As a result, our grocery bill for the week was higher than I wanted… Continue reading Pantry Challenge Update – Week 4
It has been a difficult week in our household. I’ve attempted to blog some but my writing either was full of fake cheerfulness or depressing truths. Honestly I am feeling very unsettled. Issues like my son’s health and my daughter’s dyslexia seem like insurmountable challenges in the face of my husband’s job insecurity. Typically I… Continue reading I should probably blog…
We had a great pantry challenge week! I spent $34.09 for the week on groceries and my husband purchased ribs for BBQ he attended for $9.33 making our total $43.42. My goal was to use up some hemp and chia seeds I brought over a year ago and were expiring soon. I added both to my daily smoothies and… Continue reading Pantry Challenge Update – Week 3
Yesterday, my husband learned that his company will be laying off a large number of employees over the next few months. He is not particularly worried, but that is his nature and general personality. Mr. Cool and Calm. He is better than me when it comes to viewing life as a roller coaster with ups… Continue reading TheCFOMom Reacts to Bad News
I saw this on a friend’s Facebook page and it made me laugh. I actually had a vegan lunch and paid my electricity bill today. Neither brought me much joy. However I am grateful that I have food to eat and money to pay my bill. Gratitude is joy!
Once again, I have ignored Marie’s suggested order and skipped over papers for now. This week we had new faucets installed in our house because realized my son was not able to use two of the bathroom faucets and thus not washing his hands properly. He has been dealing with a nasty skin infection that… Continue reading KonMari-ing for Cash – Part 3
My goal was to spend less than $100 on food related items while continuing to eat up the random things in my pantry and fridge. Sadly, I must rule this week as very unsuccessful. The total we spent on groceries was $157.07 with an additional $34.46 on fast food. Our family had a super busy week… Continue reading Pantry Challenge Update – Week 2