We have a date! The plans were approved by the city and we've set the date to start for Oct 2nd. That's a week and a half from now and my stomach is doing somersaults at the thought.
This post is destined to be another edited-in-hindsight. Today we're looking at the things not to pack away for your time without a kitchen. I have an idea of how the next few months are going to go, and I'm betting that I'll soon learn how much I had no idea...
Let's see, we have a teeny corner of a slow cooker, a silicon baking mat, and muffin pans--seriously?
My kids love muffins. Like, march into the kitchen a 7 a.m., quiet and carefully keeping the parents blissfully asleep, eating breakfast and playing happily for at least an hour--without screens--if they know there's muffins waiting for them. I'm telling you, if there's a way to make muffins in a temporary kitchen, I'm going to find it.
I'm going to give you some advance warning: the majority of the meals I'm planning for the next few months are going to be super simple, requiring as little washing as possible, or ready-prepared foods. I'll post a weekly meal plan and try to minimize those ready-bought meals as much as possible, but as some point, I'll have very little to work with in terms of washing. We've got an old house with old pipes. I'm aiming to avoid clogging sinks and tubs by scrubbing pots and pans in areas not designed for dishwater.
The things I'm planning to keep:
What are the things you can't live without from your kitchen? Please comment below.
Angela Shelley, herself.
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