I cooked dinner tonight!
OK, so I didn't really COOK dinner in the true sense of the word. I actually browned some hamburger and added Ragu to it, and then poured the whole mess over some spaghetti noodles I boiled.
It was not my most spectacular and shining culinary moment.
However, it was a meal. At home. At the dinner table. Which is a feat in and of itself these past few weeks. Tomorrow we may not be so fortunate, so I'm taking family meals where I can get them.
Well, if you consider "family" to be Hubster and me alone, being as The Boy is spending the weekend with a friend and The Girl went out to eat with another friend.
So to recap, I "cooked" for the "family" and we ate at home. I think that about sums it up.
But wait, there's more!
Last night around 9:30 p.m. I made the bargain purchase of ALL TIME. Seriously. And I'm about to let you in on it.
Our local Hy-Vee grinds premium hamburger every day. I'm talking 90 to 95% lean here, folks. This is the stuff they keep behind the counter and weigh out for customers like a butcher shop does, not the stuff that's packaged, wrapped and set out in the cooling case.
At 8 p.m. the specialty meat department closes. Since they grind the premium stuff every day, around 9:30 p.m. they package and set out the leftover premium stuff in large packages (5 - 7 lbs. each) at the bargain price of $1.99/lb. so they can get rid of it quickly.
Last night I bought all of it they had, seven packages, and a box of quart-sized ziplock bags.
We're in Hamburger Heaven for quite some time, folks.
At the same time I found boneless, skinless chicken breasts on sale for $1.99/lb. and ice cream for $2.50 for half a gallon.
Can I get an AMEN! from the congregation???
And to top it all off, I spent enough to get ten cents a gallon off of any gas purchased at the Hy-Vee tanks. Being as my tank was empty, I took advantage of that little blessing.
I don't know if I've said this before or not, but folks?
God is good.