Updates: October 6-12

October 6-12, Canadian thanksgiving, updates
It’s been a somewhat frantic week for us, so apologies on the shortage of posts! We are preparing to head off to Europe on Wednesday for a semi-vacation/semi-work trip. Well, it’s all vacation for CF but I’m attending a conference in Leipzig. Preparing to go on holiday is one thing but preparing to go on holiday and be ready to work when I get there is another. The days have flown...

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Recipe Idea: Easy Turkey

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Having the most frugal grocery budget in the world isn’t going to help you and if you can’t put together at least a few healthy, tasty, and cheap eats! Every month, The Outlier Model features a cheap recipe idea, along with the cost breakdown. Brian and I stocked up on turkey while it was cheap back at Christmas.  We cleared out our freezer a week before the holidays and when turkeys went on sale,...

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Turkey dinner, potluck style

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Brian and I had a few of our friends over for a turkey dinner this past weekend for (Canadian) Thanksgiving.  I have had an incredibly hectic week with three assignments due, a midterm, plus work and an overdue blog.  I was really looking forward to have some turkey and relaxing.  It turned out to be a great success and we couldn’t have done it without everyone chipping in.   We used...

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Posted in: Food and Grocery

Update: October 2- 8

The move is done! Boxes are (mostly) unpacked and now we can get down to the business of organizing. You might be surprised that the majority of the boxes are already gone, but we had some motivation. Yesterday, we hosted our annual Thanksgiving turkey feast. It was the best collection of food we’ve had at this event, thanks to the culinary skills our our friends. Highlights included a squash...

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