Wednesday, March 24, 2010

Wednesday - Spring Break, Beach, and Sandwiches

It is Wednesday again and I'm joining Heidi at Heart and Home for Wednesday Gratitude. This week I am grateful that my kids are out of school on Spring Break. They are spending the week with Grandma, who is spoiling them for sure. I am grateful for a quiet house....shhhh.
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The kids are going to South Padre Island, TX. It is a beautiful beach resort just 50 miles from Grandma's house. Here is a picture of my kids at SPI a couple of years ago.
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I'm linking to Outdoor Wednesday. It is perfect timing because the my kids will be going to the beach today. I'm sure they will have fun while I work all day in my indoor office.... blah.

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I'm also posting at The Thrifty Home with Jen at her Penny Pinching Party. While I am alone this week, I bought ingredients to make submarine sandwiches, which is my Penny Pinching brag. I could eat sandwiches ever day, so this penny pinching idea works for me. I bought a pack of sub-breads, honey ham, tomatoes, and a bag of Lays BBQ baked chips. The total came up to $11. I already had cheese, mayo, and lettuce at home, so I did save there. I bought enough to have a sandwich for 4 evenings. I figured out that 1 meal at Subway or Quizznos would easily be $6-$7. I am saving money while I enjoy one of my favorite quick meals and I'm not tempted to go out since I have groceries at home.

Have a Wonderful Wednesday!
Yoli :)

6 comments:

  1. Morning Yoli, I was shocked to see someone post to Outdoor Wednesday at the same time I did. I am usually up at this time of the morning, but I wondered why you were up.

    Have a wonderful Wednesday.

    Barbara

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  2. I hope your kids have a great time. It is so much cheaper to eat at home, and often, it is tastier too.

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  3. Hi Yoli!

    Yeah! You get some quiet time! That is something to be happy about!

    Thanks for sharing...and Happy gratitude day!

    love,kelee

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  4. I hope you're enjoying your quiet time! You deserve a break.

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