We will have been in temporary housing for about three months by the time we close on our house, maybe longer…I don’t want to think about it. Instead, I bring to you: Motel Living—a guide to better living in makeshift housing.
I arranged single-serving cheeses, fresh strawberries and our plastic cups on this nice tray. Ok, it’s a red paper plate. Eating on paper plates is less depressing when they are cheerful red.
I sliced some more strawberries onto a box of pre-washed baby spinach and topped with dried cranberries and balsamic vinaigrette. Our main course when we eat in is usually one of those frozen meals, like Bertolli’s. They’re my favorite at about $5, and you dump the entire bag into one quart-sized plastic Ziploc bowl and microwave it, then scoop it onto (cheerful red paper) plates. Christmas candy for dessert, et voila—we have a decent dinner for one-third the calories and way less than the cost of eating out. Plus, it doesn’t interfere with the bedtime of a certain three-month-old:
|did someone say pacifiers??|
That’s all for tonight! Future Motel Living installments include: Beauty Products that Travel, Motels with Tiny Babies, and Microwave Cooking for Two! What are your best tips for Motel Living??