|Proof that the cold weather is here to stay: |
The teacher-sweater has made it's annual migration to the back of my chair, where it will roost until the spring when it goes back to the south (the bottom drawer of my filing cabinet)
Its cold. I'm hot.
Ok. I know that was a little obnoxious, but both of those statements are (sort of) true. With a couple of exceptions:
|Moral of the story: leave the velcro curlers at the store and pay the $25 to let a professional do it.|
2. I was in a cranky mood for no good reason, ate too many banana chips (which is ironic because I despise bananas), and then pretty much ignored my husband and children for hours by self-soothing with back-to-back episodes of Storage Wars.
Despite these minor setbacks, I really felt like I was on fi-ah (the cool way of saying fire, in case my phonetic spelling threw you off):
|Retail price: $278|
OOP (couponer lingo for out of pocket) after sales, coupons, and redeeming my points a Shoppers: $50.
Special Thanks to my favorite Canadian Couponing sites: Mrs. January and Savealoonie.
"I read the book (The English Patient) before the movie came out, you know!"
5. Not only did I grow the most beautiful leeks, but I also managed to keep them alive long enough to turn them into the most delicious soup and, in the process, transform a dreary, dark hump-day dinner into an awesomly awesome heart-and-soul warming meal: