LizBeth was asking yesterday how the church cookbook was coming along. Up until the end of the Church service on Sunday I would have said slowly but surely. I picked up a number of recipes from the church, so will get them input into the system this week.
However the **it hit the fan at the end of the service as I was leaving. Two ladies from the Advisory Committee aproached me and asked me how I was sorting the recipes. I told them I had them them divided into catagories, and explained what and told them they were custom dividers and I couldn't change them. I asked what they had in mind and they wanted me to sort out the recipes by "religious season." For example, Easter, Lent, Advent etc.
As I explained to them, if I were to do what they wanted, it would mean starting afresh and re-inputting everything again; and did they realize how much work that was? One of the ladies said that as I was doing it by computer it wouldn't be that hard??? So I basically said no that's not going to happen it's staying as is.
They were not suited at all, and I noticed they hung around to the end to talk to the Reverend! So no doubt I am in the dog house. I was close to tears when I got home, as I really don't think they realise how much work goes into this, as a lot of the people are not writing down full recipes, or methods. I end up having to call them, all which takes even more time; as although you know I bake and cook a lot I am not familiar with every recipe out there.
So although I enjoyed the service, I left church feeling pretty disheartened. However, onwards and upwards I will go with this project.
I know I haven't mentioned this in a long time, but we caught a mouse in the old basement yesterday? Which I thought was pretty unusual, as it's been a while since we have caught any.
Did you remember to put money in your Daily Savings Pot today?
Another Earth Day/Money Saving idea:
Food: Eating less meat and dairy is good for your health, your budget, and the planet (raising livestock is responsible for 18% of global greenhouse gases). Cutting back even a little bit helps. Some ideas to get you started: Limit the amount of meat on your plate and fill up with grains and veggies, avoid meat for one meal each day, or make one day a week meatless.