Frugal Friday

It was kind of a frugal week. I did the Walmart pick up for groceries which did include ice cream. I hardly ever buy ice cream but for some reason did so. I rarely eat ice cream but sometimes I like a spoon full. Anyway, groceries came in @175 including some Rose wine thrown in. I’m hoping to have the food budget come in @$600 this month. I’m not including alcohol in the food total this time just to get an idea. Non food I am including.

Going down to Capitola will cost gas, food and that’s it since the camp spot was paid for back in December. We tend to be fairly loose with food as it is our vacation getaway. And we like going into Gayles or Nob Hill for dinner items.

The last bill of the month is our water bill and that’s next week. The only extra bill we’re dealing with is the UCD medical one from that one month(August) after transplant for Barclay.

I did buy the 2 orchids and clay pots this week. That ended up $38 at Walmart too.

Oh, good news! Both the electrical issues are resolved and the bathroom fan is working again.

Here’s a view:

The window was originally on the outside as B’s office/entryway was a deck. We left the window for air circulation and light.

Tonight is a mix of leftovers, pizza, ravioli and sauce. I didn’t feel like cooking much so these things will get used up.

Back from Capitola,Ca /camping

We had a lovely time at one of our favorite California campgrounds, New Brighton State Beach.IMG_0772.jpg

This was the view from our campspot. There were a lot more noisy kids running around this time but school is out so.

Here’s one of Lodge camping duth oven breakfastsIMG_0775¬†this was hash browns, veggie sausage and our chickens eggs!

We used the Lodge for cooking 3 nightsout of 4. It is so great. Even if you dont camp you could use this in your backyard. Lots of fun.

Our housesitter did a great job and everything is even cleaner than we left it. Wow.  thanks Ty.