Category Archives: Inventory

The Maps Are Here! The Maps Are Here!

Well, it all took longer than I expected and it’s not quite what I imagined, but the maps for the September food inventory are finished and posted below. Here’s what I think you need to know about them: 1. The … Continue reading

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Map of Sept. Spices

Here’s the map of spices and such. Notice the scale of this map compared to the others; very small amounts coming from a great distance don’t worry me as much. Having said that, fresh or freshly-dried herbs would be very … Continue reading

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Map of Sept. Packaged Goods

Here’s the map of the boxed and bagged food. There’s a pretty wide dispersal pattern here, even from as far away as Europe (zoom out to see that.)

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Map of Sept. Cold Items

Here’s the map of the refrigerator and freezer contents. I think it’s interesting to note how much closer, relatively speaking, the cold-hold items are sourced compared to the canned goods.

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Week 1 in Review: The $20+Pantry Challenge

Good morning. Last week proved to be an interesting one. As previously noted , last week’s meals had to come out of what we had on hand and $20 left in our grocery budget. Here’s how it looked. As you … Continue reading

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The Inventory

Our kitchen inventory is complete. Even before I began a proper analysis, I noticed some interesting patterns. First of all, the ratio of packaged to fresh foods is very high. Granted, this is a snapshot of a particular moment when … Continue reading

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