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Fridge Meme, or TMI

January 3, 2008

Wendy, at Life with Buck, started this meme. I kinda feel like Moonbeam McQueen does, in that sharing what’s in my fridge is a little too much information. However, I’m not offended by being asked to participate, nor am I scared what you might think. Ok, well, a little. My fridge is a major source of embarassment to me, as are my cupboards. It’s not that I don’t have food; it’s that the food in there is total crap. I blame my daughter. I blame my laziness. I blame myself.

So, without further ado, here’s my refrigerator as it was this morning.

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There are some healthy foods in there but mostly not. Frankly, I have an ongoing love-hate relationship with food. I think it is lifelong and I’ll probably never resolve it. Unlike a sewing store, where when I see all the raw ingredients and I can picture how it all goes together, I never have been able to do that with food raw ingredients. Instead, I prefer frozen dinners because the work’s been done for me and there’s built-in portion control.

Here’s the crap in the door.

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Now, we’re off to go grocery shopping. Seriously. I’m clearing out the cupboards and donating some of the crap to the foodbank.

My determination today is to banish almost all the high-carb total junk food crap from this house. If my daughter wants any, she has to keep it in her car.

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6 Comments
  1. January 3, 2008 5:15 pm

    AWESOME FRIDGE! Who knew this could be so much fun? Wendy did, that’s who. Thanks for letting us sneak a peek!

  2. January 4, 2008 2:24 pm

    What a fun/strange meme this was, huh!? IS that an emergency Starbucks liquid treat in the door? Mmmmmmmm.

  3. January 4, 2008 7:39 pm

    MB: You think my fridge is awesome? Awesome! I was so ashamed of it, I went shopping, came home, cleaned it out, and then restocked it with decent stuff.

    CuriousC: Why, yes, that is an emergency Starbucks liquid treat. Mocha, I think. Yummmm.

  4. January 5, 2008 2:07 pm

    Hi Little Miss!

    I’m a friend of Wendy’s (Life With Buck). Our son’s grew up together and she worked with my sister for many years and they are best friends. I thought I’d come over and introduce myself.

    I read your last comment on MBMQ’s blog about your father. My father past away 8 years ago on January 16th. We owned a small health food store and worked together every day until the day he died. I held his hand too when he passed. But when I think of him now, I think of him laughing surrounded by light and happiness. He had a wicked sense of humor.

    I also want to read that book “Embraced by the Light” you mentioned. It sounds like something I would enjoy.

    Come visit me anytime at my blog. I’ve only been blogging a short time but have already met so many wonderful people all through Wendy. You can check out what’s in my fridge too.

  5. January 5, 2008 9:15 pm

    Joanharvest: Howdy! I’ve already been lurking on your blog and enjoy it quite a bit. I emailed you offline – look for it. 🙂 Isn’t Wendy great? Well, you already know that. 😉

  6. January 7, 2008 10:05 pm

    I can’t believe I missed this! I’m so unorganized … sorry I’m late. Too bad you can’t pelt me with those cherry tomatoes. I deserve it. This fridge looks great, and delicious, and it’s just so weird the way we all have so many of the same foods. Okay, maybe it’s not so weird, I guess everybody in the US pretty much buys the same stuff at the supermarket. But I never realized it till I asked everyone to photograph their refrigerator. Thank you so much for doing this, and I when I learn how to design widgets for this (if that ever-ever happens), yours will have a beautiful shining star with hearts popping all around it. Thank you!

    I’m having to get rid of all my food to go low-carb, too. I’m usually cool with it, but I hate giving up fruit and juice. And french fries and cake and pasta and …

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