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Pantry Challenge 2018: Days 16 & 17

The Pantry Challenge is on! This month we’re focusing on what we have, to use it up and save money.

Sorry for not posting last night. Things haven’t been all that terribly exciting! I’ve been busy with school, Bible study, and physical therapy, so I haven’t spent a ton of time in the kitchen. We’ve still got some leftovers from Monday that we’ve been working through. Continue Reading »

Pantry Challenge 2018: Day 15

The Pantry Challenge is on! This month we’re focusing on what we have, to use it up and save money.

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Halfway through the month! How did this happen? I swear, it was just Christmas. Clearly, the days are just flying by.

Today was a pretty chill day at home. FishChick9 went to bed last night, dreaming of Jace’s Breakfast Burritos. It was her meal plan for this morning and there was NO deterring her. She got her wish, and it was very very good.

The bagel dough recipe that I made last night turned out into beautiful bagels that tasted like bagels! Years ago I made bagels and was really disappointed in their tasting more like bread shaped like bagels. So, I did some research and learned that the secret is a long proof time AND barley malt syrup. I bought some months ago and finally put it to good use. I’m not sure but bagel making may get moved very high on my list of priorities. They were that good. Plus, since I control the size, I could control the calories in each one, making them good for my new nutrition plan. The one called Not Overeating. Continue Reading »

Pantry Challenge 2018: Days 12 & 13 & 14

The Pantry Challenge is on! This month we’re focusing on what we have, to use it up and save money. Saturdays are my work days. While I spent most of yesterday tapping away at my keyboard, I did not get you the Pantry Challenge update for Friday or Saturday. So now here we are on […]

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Pantry Challenge 2018: Day 11

The Pantry Challenge is on! This month we’re focusing on what we have, to use it up and save money. We are a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for us to earn fees by linking to Amazon.com and affiliated sites. Slowly, but surely […]

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Pantry Challenge 2018: Day 10

The Pantry Challenge is on! This month we’re focusing on what we have, to use it up and save money. We’re about 1/3 through the challenge, and going strong here. Here’s my quick update for the day:

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Pantry Challenge 2018: Day 9

The Pantry Challenge is on! This month we’re focusing on what we have, to use it up and save money. Today’s update is going to be short and sweet since I have a Psych episode and half a glass of wine waiting for me. Also nursing a possible sinus infection. Also, enjoying a full 24-hours […]

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Pantry Challenge 2018: Days 7 & 8

The Pantry Challenge is on! This month we’re focusing on what we have, to use it up and save money. Winter problems for food bloggers are not that it’s cold, but that the days are short, therefore the light is fleeting. Since it’s dark and rainy outside, it didn’t occur to me to take a […]

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Pantry Challenge 2018: Day 6

The Pantry Challenge is on! This month we’re focusing on what we have, to use it up and save money. Eventually, I will remember to take pictures past breakfast, but so far this week, I’m not sure it’s happened. Sorry! My cold is now very much in my head, as in stuffy head, sneezing, etc. I […]

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Pantry Challenge 2018: Day 5

The Pantry Challenge is on! This month we’re focusing on what we have, to use it up and save money. Thanks for all your well wishes on my cold. I think the worst is over, let’s hope it doesn’t linger. I hate it when it does that. That’s the good news. The bad news is […]

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Pantry Challenge 2018: Day 4

The Pantry Challenge is on! This month we’re focusing on what we have, to use it up and save money. I had a rough night. Despite my efforts at self-care last night (exercise, hot tea, several glasses of water, and a hot bath), my cold kept me awake. Cough. Cough. Praise God for Vapo-Rub. It […]

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