It's accountability time for me! I must say, I love to travel but life is so much easier at home. I have all my spices, condiments, snacks..... Traveling is wonderful even, and maybe especially, if there's a kitchen as there was at our condo in Colorado. Still, cooking, and sticking with my lifestyle, is easier at home.
I cleaned out the fridge and pantry today. The fridge had too many science experiments, so it was definitely time. The pantry had moths -- UGH! I went through everything, and threw lots of it away.
Of course, this will suck when I need something that know is in the pantry, only to realize that it went outside in a big trash bag, but those little buggers were driving me crazy.
Have you ever dealt with pantry moths? After removing everything from the pantry, I vacuumed, and wiped everything down with vinegar water. Next, I carefully checked all the contents of all the boxes, packages, bags, and various other containers. Much of it was trashed; some of it was married. I also discovered I have enough tea and hot chocolate to get me through the winter. So if you stop by, that's probably what I'll offer you to drink. Forewarned is forearmed, which is a fancy way to say BYOB.
And trotting up and down that step ladder five hundred thousand times counted as my exercise today. In spite of a lack of discernible effort, I lost another .5 pound this week. I'll take it!
In other news, we have added a new member to the family. Trixie is a turtle who moved into the pond by the front door. I tried to get a picture of her, but she's apparently quite shy. I tried to find a picture to post, but there are a bazillion turtles native to Texas. All I know is that she's got a red dot on her head.....like where an ear would be. I'm happy she adopted us and I hope she sticks around. If there are any turtle experts out there.....help! The Husband is afraid she'll drown and/or starve, in spite of the fact that she chose our pond, which means she's also brilliant, because our pond is like a mansion in turtle house terms.
Have you cleaned out the fridge and/or pantry lately? Are there any temptations lurking?
Have you been there?
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