Archive for February, 2011
Shady Maple has some good deals, available through tomorrow, Tuesday, March 1.
1 lb California strawberries: $1.50
California orange navels: 9 for $2
mangoes: 3 for $2 or case of 9 for $4.99 (very good, we got a case last week)
Ben & Jerry’s ice cream (2.5 gal): $3.99 (flavors are Peanut Butter Cookie Dough or Maple Blondie)
Hunt’s Ketchup (24 oz): $1 (no high fructose corn syrup)
Del Grosso Spaghetti Sauce (26 oz): $1 (several varieties, all natural, only uses olive oil for the oil) for every jar of spag sauce, you will receive $.03 off each gallon of gas when using your Shady Maple gas card)
Monday: quick chicken cordon bleu with green beans
Tuesday: Trader Joe’s Hofbrau Brats (sausage), baked potatoes, and steamed broccoli
Thursday: salmon patties on hamburger rolls, fried rice, salad or steamed veggies
Friday: pizza quesadillas (never got to these last week), fresh veggies and dip
Saturday and Sunday: leftovers
Our family normally uses two different tubes of toothpaste, one in our son’s bathroom and one in our bathroom. I have noticed how frustrating it is for my sons to try to get the last bit of toothpaste out of the tube. So instead of having them try, get annoyed when they cannot get anymore out, call me, and then wait for me to help them, I have come up with a solution!
When I notice the toothpaste is getting low, I will take the toothpaste out of my son’s bathroom and replace it with a new, full tube of toothpaste. Then I use that almost empty tube of toothpaste until I cannot get anymore out, then I throw it away. This allows me to make sure it’s completely used up. I also usually take the toothpaste my husband and I share and put it in my drawer when it’s getting empty, so he doesn’t throw it away before it has been used up. Of course, I do get out a new tube of toothpaste for him. So now my family doesn’t get frustrated when the toothpaste tube is almost empty, and I can make sure that only completely empty tubes of toothpaste get thrown away.
Monday: new potatoes with peas and ham (More with Less, page 140)
Wednesday: spaghetti and salad
Thursday: Slow Cooker Beef Stew
Friday: going out to eat
Saturday: pizza quesadillas and fresh veggies or salad