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It’s the middle of summer, and I’m freezing.


To recap the weekend: My birthday, uneventful. Our yard sale, a bust. The weather? HOT.

Yes, we’ve had quite the heatwave this week. My mom and I practically melted during our 2-day yard sale. And I’ll bet the local pizza joints were hopping, because it was way too hot to cook.

But even in the middle of the summer heat, my thoughts are zeroing in on winter. This will be our first winter living on 1/3 of our old household income, and I can’t say I’m not a little concerned. So, in the spirit of preparedness, I’m spending the summer months stocking our freezer with every fresh fruit and veggie I can get my hands on. Continue reading


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