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Silver lining to every cloud, right?

Discussion in 'Random Ramblings' started by JennsPeeps, Jan 6, 2009.

  1. JennsPeeps

    JennsPeeps Rhymes with 'henn'

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    The bad news...

    On sunday morning I got up, went outside, did my normal chick-chores, then came back inside.

    Something didn't seem right: our house seemed too cold. sure 'nuf - thermostat said 53 degrees!! YIKES! Our natural gas boiler has been... shall we say... temperamental at BEST. With DBF not pulling in a salary right now, I was imagining all kinds of "live w/o heat" scenarios. Yuck. We borrowed a space heater from my parents and were able to get the main part of our little house to around 58.

    So, we spent Sunday sans heat. On Sunday evening I decided to start cooking in order to at least be productive and warm up the kitchen. I made:
    Quiche Lorraine from scratch
    Polenta lasagna from scratch, including the meat sauce
    Hot Pocket-inspired thingies with leftover meat sauce (now in your nearby frozen section!)
    Baked potato soup, from baked potatoes
    Banana bran muffins

    The good news...

    It turns out that the boiler stopped working because a valve had turned off the gas supply to it. DBF was able to fix it on Monday for no cost.

    We've got all our meals for the week already cooked!
     
  2. ScrambledAcresFarm

    ScrambledAcresFarm Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I know this may sound stupid, but...... what does DBF stand for?
    I'm thinking "dead beat father or friend".
     
  3. ksacres

    ksacres At Your Service

    Nov 16, 2007
    San Antonio TX
    I think that is dear boy friend.
     
  4. Robin'sBrood

    Robin'sBrood Flock Mistress

    May 8, 2008
    North Carolina
    Quote:[​IMG]

    I'm thinking dear or darling boyfriend.
     
  5. ScrambledAcresFarm

    ScrambledAcresFarm Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'm not so sure. Doesn't sound very nice to me.
    BYC's is a happy place.
    May we all keep happy thoughts and nice things to say!
     
  6. JennsPeeps

    JennsPeeps Rhymes with 'henn'

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    DBF means "dear boyfriend" on days like this. [​IMG]

    On days when he's irritating me the "D" can stand for other things. I'll leave it up to your imagination!
     
  7. Chic-n-farmer

    Chic-n-farmer Showers of Blessings

    Quote:That just cracked me up!!! [​IMG]
     
  8. jbowyer01

    jbowyer01 Just Me!

    Aug 29, 2008
    Hogansville, Georgia
    Wow can I come to your house and eat? I'm still unsure as to what to cook for dinner tonight, I forgot to take something out of the freezer and I'm at work [​IMG]. You were very productive!
     
  9. JennsPeeps

    JennsPeeps Rhymes with 'henn'

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    Mmmm... I'm at work having a nice, warm bowl of baked potato soup. It's really gusty today, and homemade soup at work hits the spot! Did I mention that it contains chicken stock and corn that I canned last fall?

    Yummmmmmm
     
  10. jbowyer01

    jbowyer01 Just Me!

    Aug 29, 2008
    Hogansville, Georgia
    great, just rub it in! [​IMG]
     

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