Sunday, January 12, 2014

Saving Money, Spending Lemons

Yesterday, I did some online shopping, but today, I was kind of distressed to see that the store put on an even better sale, one that would have saved me lots of money. I called customer service, and they happily applied the sale price to my order. Total savings: $70.00. I'm not kidding! So, now you know. Want a price adjustment? Just ask for it.

I was happy to hang on to my money, but what I needed to use was my meyer lemons! 

Brendan made this incredible dinner, for which, I can take no credit. 

I made him PROMISE he would send me the recipe, so I can upload it to the blog. I made meyer lemon pie using this easy, easy recipe for dessert.  

Brendan helped me make my own whipped cream topping. 

That pie was SO good. But I still have so many lemons. So what to do? When life hands you lemons, make lemonade! 

I halved this recipe. Delicious. Brendan had to make me stop drinking it (which was smart, there is a LOT of sugar in there). The beautiful pitcher was a wedding gift from our friend Nancy. Only a few more lemons to go. What will we think of next?? 

It's pretty easy to deal when life hands you lemons...we'll see how I fare when life hands me a Monday. 

Happy evening. 

<3 S, B, L&Z 

PS--Downton Abbey is back! Are you watching? 

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