It’s Friday Guys – My turn once more to host Food Waste Friday!
Each week since March 2008, in order to motivate her to waste less food, Kristen The Frugal Girl, has posted a picture of any food that has gone bad over the last seven days. She found this embarrassing practice so helpful, to her, that she invited other bloggers to post their own photos, and Food Waste Friday was born.
I started participating in October 2010 and have found, that 2-years on, the amount of food I waste is minimal. In fact every Friday, as part of my No Waste Tastes Great routine, I account (and devise a plan) for all my potential food waste as well as confessing to any items that I failed to save.
Kristen has kindly asked me to host Food Waste Friday, alternate weeks (when she doesn’t post herself), and her initial invite for everyone to join in is cordially extended here!
Simply Being Mum’s Friday Fridge
Top Shelf – The usual spreads, cheeses and yoghurt – all in date
Middle Shelf – Grapes, 2 cherry tomatoes, cucumber and some more cheese
Bottom Shelf – Milk and uncooked ham/gammon
Door – Milk, OJ, Lime and Kiwi (the Kiwi is to be taken on a picnic today)
There’s not a lot to see here on the food-waste-front – Yay! As for No Waste Tastes Great, dinner this evening will be slow-cooked ham with eggs (cupboard) and mini-corn (freezer).
However, I did waste a teapot handle.
I must write a post titled ‘Life lessons learnt from cake decorating’, I have so much material. Without a doubt every cake I create, I learn something. And learn something that is applicable to life generally.
Fortunately I had time to make and dry another handle.
A slightly more robust design this time. Pity it didn’t quite fit in place as well as the broken one would have done. I’d already made the inserts, in the cake, based on the first design – duh!
As I said…Life lessons…
As always I’ll leave the last word to Kristen…
“How did you do this week? If you blogged about your food waste, link us up by entering your info into the widget below. You’ll save money, reduce your trash output, and get a little publicity for your blog! And if you don’t blog, you can still share about your food waste by leaving a comment.
**I’ve decided not to include the LINKY for the foreseeable. My blog doesn’t allow links on the actual post, and being redirected to another page isn’t ideal. Please drop your link in the comments section.** Jo
Those of you who participate in Food Waste Friday can now grab a fancy-schmancy button to perk up your posts. If you copy and paste the following code into your Food Waste Friday post, this little graphic will appear.”
<div align="center"><a href="http://simplybeingmum.com/" title="Simply Being Mum"><img src="http://www.thefrugalgirl.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/05/food-waste-with-leaf-v2.1.jpg" alt="Simply Being Mum" style="border:none;" /></a></div>
If you blog on WordPress, just make sure you’re in html mode when you copy and paste the code, or it won’t work p