This is a cooking for one to two people idea. Cook a large meal, plate up the correct portions for everyone and then put all of the leftovers into portion sized containers before sitting down to eat. This way you won't be tempted to nibble on the leftovers as you put them away.
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Sort laundry in evening. Before going to bed, load washer dry. Leave yourself a note about checking washer - perhaps on the bathroom mirror. On arriving home from work the next day, start the load. Dry & fold after supper. Prepare a load for next day.
One load a day to prevent pile up.
Upon opening the refrigerator to mindlessly graze, ask: "Do I really need to eat right now, or am I snacking because I'm stressed, tired, or bored?" If it's really the scheduled time to snack, choose a healthy snack instead of the comfort food. If not, choose to shut the door instead of sabotaging the development of healthy new eating habits.
This prevents me from ruining the progress I have made with healthy new eating habits
My sisters and I will often buy bulk items and split it and the cost between us, 10 pounds of potatoes would be much too much for just DH and I. But split 4 ways it's just enough. When one of us sees a bargain, we'll call the others to see if they need or want to share.
Recent bargains: 5lbs sharp cheddar cheese: 10.50 (5.25 split with one sister)
25lbs organic long grain brown rice: 23.00 (Split 3 ways)
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