These are my lettuce boxes. I planted 6 seedlings on the weekend. The bigger plant is my one remaining lettuce that I have coaxed NOT to go to seed like all the others.
One of my spinach seedling I planted about a dozen in the rain yesterday afternoon. Look at all that beautiful mulch - thank you potatoes!
Zucchini's are still going but not as prolific as they were. I am hoping they last a few weeks longer.
My capsicums are just starting to flower. I am all over trying to find recipes so I can store them for use later on.
Our latest saving idea for the kids. We have told them that we will give them 50% of what they can save up to 1 August. So if they manage to save $20 we will add $10 etc, we are hoping that the idea of such great interest will help them learn the value of saving and how to balance the spend/save equation.
Dave and I have been doing really well not spending, but there are a couple of unavoidables coming up this week, sport is $27 which is due before the 14th and something else that I can't remember. Oh well, I know its a school thing too so I will check the notes.
Today we spent nothing. I love everyday I dont spend. Here is a good example why I resent spending money - sometimes. I bought the kids uniforms as I have previously mentioned. Amelia has worn her sport shirt once and as she was putting on this morning I noticed a hole in the sleeve seam, there is a section where the overlocker hasnt caught the seam at all! That polo shirt cost us $28! Then yesterday Dave noticed that a 2 inch section of the zip on her school dress wasnt even sewn!!! Grrrr!!! And that little girls uniform cost $46, hows that for value - NOT!