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This winter I am trying winter sowing.... planting vegetable and flower seeds in plastic containers with lids, holes punched on the bottom for drainage. People swear that veggies started this way are super hardy.

I've got the planting bug since it's been 50 degrees and heck it feels like the sap is running already
 

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Still pricing eggs . Walmart today.

large white 1 dozen $ 5.60
jumbo white 1 dozen $ 7.00
large brown organic 1 dz. $ 5.10
5 dozen pack package, large white. $ 27

So if looking to buy eggs, check out the other prices.
Don't grab the first one at eye level.
The brown organic dozen was the best buy.
 

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I found this site today about eggs.
Floating eggs: a bad egg, or just buoyant? - Egg Safety Center
People were talking about eggs that float, if they should use
them or throw them out.

Lady in local store buying a 18 pack of eggs , sorry don't know the price.
So her husband points out that 1 dozen of medium eggs is $ 2.08.
And says to her , buy 2 dozen medium for less money than the 18 pack.
I don't know what she ended up with. But I know what I would have bought
if it was me.
 

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A friend who works at Walmart let me know that they had pork loin roasts on clearance for $1 a pound! I bought only 2 because that was all I had room for. I really need to clean out freezers.
I got some "friends" that work at the local Walmart also.
The last time they let me know about anything on sale was just before X-mas and it wasn't anything I wanted, but I think you can guess who wanted it as a present....
 

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I got some "friends" that work at the local Walmart also.
The last time they let me know about anything on sale was just before X-mas and it wasn't anything I wanted, but I think you can guess who wanted it as a present....
I was just a bit hesitant to look at this. The last 2 people who quoted me, did so just to call me names. 🙄

I have got texts like that too. Oooh, this is on sale and btw, I want it for Christmas, birthday, just because you love me. Sometimes it's good to have friends in the loop.
 

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Pay attention to how your neighbors or friends or family are doing with these food prices.
If you can help someone, please do. Some might be to proud to ask.
Even a ride to a store, or picking up something they might need.

Yesterday I gave a friend who needed food, a couple of brown
grocery bags full, and a dozen of my eggs, mixed sizes. If I need a favor in the
future, I know who to ask :)
 

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Eggs at $ 5 a dozen at Aldi's, Monday this week.
Large eggs weigh 2 ounces each or 24 ounces per dozen.
That would come out to $ 3.33 a pound.
Do the math by the ounce and compare to other food by the ounce.

Size of eggs in ounces per dozen
Jumbo 30
Ex large 27
Large 24
Medium 21
Small 18
Pee Wee 15
 

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Had to run a few errands yesterday.
Egg report. Walmart. One dz large white $ 5.60
Box 5 dozen. large white $ 19.99
Last week it was $ 27.00. No clue why the drop
unless they had to move some. Decent amount for selection,

In the feed store, and they had some round metal feeders w/cover, marked
down from $ 27 to $ 20 each. These were the ones the store used for
chicks last year. I was talking to a manager and said I like them, but
the price was still more than I wanted to pay . She asked what price
would work for me. I said 10 each. She said okay, and asked me how
many I wanted. I ended up with 3 :) They looked new to me. Hold about
20 pounds of layer crumbles each. Even my ducks like them. Less waste.
My other feeders are old commercial type with the metal bars across the top.
 

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The cost of eggs has me giving Bobs Red Mill Egg Replacer a second look. I had a little bag in my pantry for possible emergency use. I’m not sure what it’s going for right now.

I’ve Never tried it before, but it’s supposed to be good used for baked goods.
A bag is supposedly equivalent to 34 eggs.

There are homemade versions of egg replacer online too.

It seems to have worked well in the Oatmeal Cookies I made today.
Butter is pricy too, so they were made with half butter, half margarine.

Our trash pickup has been going up every quarter, and really jumped on the last bill. I think we will be taking trips to the dump ourselves, or just dealing with it ourselves. We don’t really have that much trash.
Recycle items are free to drop off at a place in town.

Dog food seems to be increasing in price too, I just changed brands recently for a little savings per bag, but pretty much the same quality as far as I can tell.
 

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The cost of eggs has me giving Bobs Red Mill Egg Replacer a second look. I had a little bag in my pantry for possible emergency use. I’m not sure what it’s going for right now.

I’ve Never tried it before, but it’s supposed to be good used for baked goods.
A bag is supposedly equivalent to 34 eggs.

There are homemade versions of egg replacer online too.

It seems to have worked well in the Oatmeal Cookies I made today.
Butter is pricy too, so they were made with half butter, half margarine.

Our trash pickup has been going up every quarter, and really jumped on the last bill. I think we will be taking trips to the dump ourselves, or just dealing with it ourselves. We don’t really have that much trash.
Recycle items are free to drop off at a place in town.

Dog food seems to be increasing in price too, I just changed brands recently for a little savings per bag, but pretty much the same quality as far as I can tell.

The ingredients of Bobs Red Mill Egg Replacer are potato starch, tapioca flour, baking soda and psyllium husk fiber. You can use that for all baking projects.
 

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Pay attention to how your neighbors or friends or family are doing with these food prices.
If you can help someone, please do. Some might be to proud to ask.
Even a ride to a store, or picking up something they might need.

Yesterday I gave a friend who needed food, a couple of brown
grocery bags full, and a dozen of my eggs, mixed sizes. If I need a favor in the
future, I know who to ask :)
Ya right you have good neighbors if they repay a favor
 

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The cost of eggs has me giving Bobs Red Mill Egg Replacer a second look. I had a little bag in my pantry for possible emergency use. I’m not sure what it’s going for right now.

I’ve Never tried it before, but it’s supposed to be good used for baked goods.
A bag is supposedly equivalent to 34 eggs.

There are homemade versions of egg replacer online too.

It seems to have worked well in the Oatmeal Cookies I made today.
Butter is pricy too, so they were made with half butter, half margarine.

Our trash pickup has been going up every quarter, and really jumped on the last bill. I think we will be taking trips to the dump ourselves, or just dealing with it ourselves. We don’t really have that much trash.
Recycle items are free to drop off at a place in town.

Dog food seems to be increasing in price too, I just changed brands recently for a little savings per bag, but pretty much the same quality as far as I can tell.
Yeppers our trash pick up went too high for me. Dog and cats get cheaper on sale food. I do keep enough from the old bag to mix with new brand to help stop stomach upset. Thats the main problem in switching brands.
 
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