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Shopping trip

I went "grocery" shopping today for the items I need for dinners the next week.

I spent $27.

They included:

2 gallons milk
butter flavored crisco (the only way to make pie crust)
white vinegar - to disinfect my apple to make apple cider. Did I not mention I picked 2 full laundry baskets of apples yesterday? For free?
appliance lightbulb - my over the stove light has been burnt out since we moved into this house
CLR
dishwashing gloves - because heaven forbid I touch dirty dishwater.

And that's it!!!

It is really sick how much food I have in the house.
Fresh canned veggie that I did myself? check.
Fresh and canned and frozen fruit that I keep getting for free? Check.
frozen meat? Check.

Hoping to not spend any more money until next monday. Let's see if we can make it without buying milk.

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