Sticky fingers. (20/40/60 : Day 14)

I’m starting to get 20/40/60 Challenge fatigued. All I wanted to do tonight was go out to dinner. The husband and I were both downtown after work and I really didn’t want to cook dinner. Alas, y’all keep me honest (well, except for that $0.93) and we headed home and did some freezer diving. First,… 

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Leftovers. (20/40/60 : Day 13)

LeftoversSome people hate leftovers. I am not one of them. Double the meal, half the cooking? Sounds like a great plan to me. Especially after a nearly 12 hour work day. And leftovers also give not-so-great meals a chance to redeem themselves with a little in-the-fridge melding time. Took some leftover stuffing from last night's peppers and put it on top of some brown rice. Topped it with some of the leftover enchilada sauce from a few days ago. Ohh!. . .
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Fro fo’ sho’. (20/40/60 : Day 12)

MefroQuick post tonight because True Blood starts in 9 minutes and, even though we have a DVR, I desperately desire to watch it live. We didn't end up doing much after my last post. Ran a few errands and spent some time cleaning out our craft/sewing/photography/all-purpose room (well the Husband did most of the clearing). Found this gem. I think it's a good look. Dinner was Stuffed Bell Peppers from SimplyRecipes. These were just okay. The sauce on top was. . .
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Colorful food. (20/40/60 : Day 11 + 12)

Grilled Veggie SandwichGood morning, everyone! Before we get into Pancake Sunday, let's talk a little bit about last night's dinner, shall we? Have you noticed the vast amount of grilled veggie sandwiches we eat? It is definitely one of our favorite summer foods. Good bread, sweet, smoky veggies, some cheese and some sauce. Pow! Yum! Grilled squash, zucchini, bell peppers and onions. Gosh, do I love the colors in this sandwich. We eat with our eyes! Topped with the cheddar-like cheese we. . .
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I have a confession to make… (20/40/60 : Day 11)

GroceriesA rare lunch post, because I desperately need to confess something. I went over by $0.93. ACK! I don't know what happened. I had a calculator with me and had everything added up to be $0.50 under, but somehow, when I got up to the checkout, I was $0.93 over. The husband says I should blame it on our weak CSA this week, but I'm still bummed. The 20/40.93/60 challenge just doesn't have the same ring to it, eh? Oh. . .
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Fall morning, summer afternoon. (20/40/60 : Day 11)

WeatherWelcome to my favorite time of year, my friends. The time when you can wear cardigans with shorts. The time when you eat oatmeal in the mornings and drink gin and tonics in the afternoon. The time when mornings are perfect for running and the afternoons are perfect for laying on the beach. Today is one of those days. The high is shooting up to 90°. But I woke up this morning to this: Oooooooh! Seize the day! Food is. . .
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Arts and Crafts Time + TGIPN (20/40/60 : Day 10)

Tomato Cream SauceHey, remember when I didn't post dinner last night? It wasn't an oversight. I've been having some really heinous stomach issues for the past few days and I couldn't bring myself to post last night. But I did take a picture of dinner.  And no, my stomach issues have not killed my appetite, thankfully. Nothing fancy. A nice bowl of pasta. Tomato cream sauce over whole wheat spaghetti and a hunk of focaccia. Moving onto today. Who says just because. . .
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Slow Cooker Refried Beans

EnchiladasOoohhhh, tonight's dinner was so good. And so cheap. And so easy. But before we get to that cheesy, saucy goodness, I want to talk about the gym. I love the gym. I love the whole concept of a gym (people getting fit together in a supportive environment with every piece of equipment imaginable). And more specifically, I love my gym. To me, one of the most valuable parts of my gym membership is the variety it allows. I tend. . .
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Eggplant Parmesan Photobook (20/40/60 : Day 7)

Eggplant ParmesanFeeling extra sleepy tonight and not-so-eloquent. So in place of my incoherent sleepy-girl babble, here are some pictures of the fabulous eggplant parmesan we had for dinner. Pan frying slices of eggplant coated with a cheese batter probably isn't the healthiest way to eat the purple fruit (just guessing), but it sure is delicious. And we made up for it with a salad. Right? . 20/40/60 Day 7 Recap Days Completed: 7 Days Remaining: 13 Money Spent: $21.84 Money Remaining:. . .
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