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April 15th, 2014 at 08:39 pm

Last week we had 4 NSDs in a row only spent $10 for a pizza we had while watching our footy team on tv (we won, yippee!).

Weekend is always the time we spent a bit of money. We went grocery shopping and I bought winter pjs, I really needed a new one now that it is getting colder here (had to throw out couple old pjs that were no good anymore). Luckily they were on sale so also decided to get DH a pair, all up for both it only cost $23.80.

Saturday night we went out to a Korean BBQ with bunch of friends, lots of fun. I got a groupon voucher for all 8 of us and it only cost $26 each for a 7 course meal with drinks each. Not bad. My friends decided that it was close enough to consider it as a celebration of my birthday. They got me a mushroom kit and I also got $80 worth of movie voucher. I've never grown mushrooms before so it should be interesting. It has been few days now since I set it up and all I see is dirt.

On Sunday, DH and I spent most of the day doing yard work. Also went to the garden store to get some soil and seeds for winter crops.

Been meaning to blog about this. I made this garden bench, my summer project, took me over a month to make it. Most materials are scraps that we already at in hand from previous renovation work we've done around here. I think I probably only spent $20 on it.

3 Responses to “Mushrooms”

  1. just a thought Says:

    The garden bench is gorgeous!

  2. CB in the City Says:

    I'll be interested in your mushroom project. I think I could grow mushrooms in my basement storage unit, but I need to learn more about it.

  3. Shiela Says:

    CB: I just checked it this morning and it's still nothing. This kit I got is pretty simple, all I have to do is to keep it moist and put it away somewhere where there is no draft. Under the kitchen sink or in the laundry is pretty ideal. I will post a photo once, if it ever, starts growing.

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