This video essay touched my heart:
EBT is difficult to stretch for a whole month, (much more so for the repeated reductions in the last few years to the monthly allotments.) Fortunately I know how to cook, and have a kitchen and food storage. I decided this weekend, when my EBT ran out till the fifth of next month, to try making do with food on hand, as a way of working with my stored and preserved food, to both practice austerity (useful in case of emergencies) and to use up some of the pantry stores to make room for this years new preserving projects. There will likely be some shifts in my daily meals, but it will be educational.
January SMART goals (x=extra)
|#||THINGS MADE||THINGS FIXED||THINGS GONE|
|1||card for Bera||better light in workroom||bag to Goodwill|
|2||Awesome Sauce||improve dotted neckline||paper recycling|
|3||horses blouse||button replaced||bag to Goodwill|
|4||Wanda ring ||attach bench pin||bag to Goodwill|
|5||charter #1||new turtleneck neckline||-|
|6||Barbara mitts||x ||x|
|7||wool capelet||x ||x|
today's gratitude - I am grateful for Duchess D's "Buy Nothing" FB group, where recently someone was giving away a funky old dress form. It will eventually show up here at Acorn Cottage, and once I can get it cleaned up and repaired, it will make a great prop for photographing my sewing projects! I was just commenting online earlier this month about how I wished I had a dress form...