My children did it to me again. Begged for something, promised to eat it, then let it sit. And I can't eat up their cast-offs as I'm dieting. I found withered English muffins, bagels and hamburger buns all perilously close to spoiled.
But I was raised by thrifty Dutch women. Throwing out food was a mortal sin. So I purged cupboard, fridge and freezer of other leftovers and concocted one of my leftover use-up recipes: breakfast casserole. Leftover Bread Use-Up Breakfast Casserole
I love old maps--I guess I'm a cartographati! Many people have told me they shared a fondness for maps. I'll take that one step farther--I decorate with them. I save old maps from garage sales and National Geographic. I was given a bunch of old ones when I homeschooled. I went through and removed them all. Use recycled maps or print some with these links Decorate Your House with Old Maps
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