So, While I Was Cooking....

I took the time to do something that I desperately needed to do. I went through the stack of recipes that I'd collected and a) tossed the ones that we didn't like or didn't work for us, b) tossed duplicate copies, c) put stray copies in page protectors and d) put the page protectors in my recipe binder.

It didn't take any longer than waiting for the oven to preheat and it no only makes a huge difference in the look of the cabinet but now I don't have stray pieces of paper falling out at me when I open the door.

So, next time you have a few minutes while you're waiting for water to boil or something else that is equally mind-numbing, put it to use by taking on a kitchen chore like culling recipes or tidying a kitchen drawer. It's one of the best ways we can put our time to good use and that's always a Cool Idea!

So What's The Big Deal


Hey, where ya been?

Well, actually no one has said that except me. The month of October blew right past me and now November is half over. Thanksgiving is around the corner and yet I'm taking it 1,667 words at a time.

Yes, it's National Novel Writing Month.

Lest you think that there won't be blog posts - you're wrong. Already there are posts ahead detailing some of the wonderful ways in which I'm avoiding writing. It's scintillating - and tasty.

Cellfire Customer Appreciation

Yep, it's here again and those of us in Kroger-family store areas are going to benefit.

First, Register for a Cellfire account if you don't already have one.

Second, save 10 coupons to your account and then WAMMO! on November 16 you'll see a $1 coupon in your account toward your total at any Kroger-family store.

Also, and here's where it gets even better - you'll be entered to win a free turkey. Now how cool is that!

What on Earth Happened to October?

Seriously? Last time I had a chance to write something it was a month ago. Well, I don't really have time at the moment but that's another story for another day.

So, October. It's gone. I remember it. It was jam-packed full of stuff.

I finished putting away 40lbs of apples. [see previous post]
I finished a very intense six-week writing class.
I tried to figure out the best routes for carpool and created new routines in our day.

Yep, bascially I found that Back to School kicked my butt this year and lasted until about last week. I think I finally have it figured out now. Just in time for the holidays!