$1509.93 old total
I made $40 babysitting last night.
I've also been working really hard this month to eat from my pantry and freezer. I should run the numbers and see if my grocery bill was any different this month.
I've also been making great use of my beloved Crock Pot:
http://www.simple-vegetarian-recipes.com/crock-pot-lemon-gar... used up some bulgur I've had on the shelf for some time. I skipped the parsley because it would have required a trip to the store. I didn't precook anything and just tossed everything in and cooked on low all day. I also used homemade http://crockpot365.blogspot.com/search/label/broth made from a chicken carcass (mmmm, tasty) I had stored in the freezer. The end result of the bulgur pilaf was decent. Not something I LOVED, but good enough. The chicken broth, on the other hand, was great. I really like how the recipe has you puree the chicken meat and vegetables into the broth rather than just toss them. It gives the broth a richer flavor and adds more nutrients.
Crock pot extravaganza and Side Stream Income