Store to table

Life lately

Abby tried furoshiki to wrap Plum’s birthday presents–a success!

Sarah is loving attending local theater productions.

Reading lately

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Abby loved Royally Screwed by Emma Chase. Special thanks to listener Katie for the recommendation! Sarah read How to Stop Time by Matt Haig. If you want a more in-depth discussion, check out the Girl Next Door’s book club episode.

Store to table

We share how we plan meals and grocery shop, including what’s working and where there’s room for improvement.

Eating lately

Sarah has another Budget Bytes favorite: vegan red beans and rice.

Abby tried out two Asian dishes–beef with broccoli (a success!) and lo mein (might need some tweaks). Sarah tried this lo mein recipe and loved it.

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Treating ourselves

Life lately

Sarah shares her distaste for vacation planning.

Abby’s cats are feeling cozy in their new heated bed.

Reading lately

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Sarah read An Absolutely Remarkable Thing by Hank Green and Abby flew through Something Borrowed by Emily Giffin.

Treating ourselves

We share our favorite ways to treat ourselves, when we are most likely to indulge in treats, and frugal treats we love. Also check out this blog post:Treat Yourself: More Like Defeat Yourself by Mrs. Frugalwoods

Eating lately

Abby has been enjoying frozen chocolate and almond croissants from Trader Joe’s.

Sarah’s whole family loved this enchilada casserole.

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