I did my typical job hunt this morning. The oddity is that I actually found 3 jobs that I was interested in. One with ADP, another with the state and the last one with Citi. I filled out the appropriate applications and mailed or submitted as required. There were 2 other positions that were remotely interesting so I sent out my resumes to those as well. I figured what the hell. So actually thats 5 jobs.
Liz from Eternal Lizdom asked me blog about a couple of things. One being the vacuum sealer I use (FoodSaver) and have mentioned several times. It’s an old model that I got from my mom who got from someone else. It does the trick for buying meats in bulk and repacking them. I use it a couple of times a month is all. I don’t have any of the canisters that were designed for the system. I know my uncle used one for coffee and would vacu-seal it each time he used it. It definitely keeps freezer burn away and I’m sure works wonders for storing opened items in the pantry or fridge. I’d really love to have the one that looks nice enough to leave on the counter all the time, stores the bags inside itself and has a built-in cutter. It’s got other dandy features as listed here. The FoodSaver website has a chart to compare all the models based on what you’d expect it to do. Some models even have a marinate feature. From their website: A ten minute predetermined sequence of vacuum pulse to rest ratio allowing foods to get optimum flavor infusion in the least amount of time.
Liz, thanks for giving me a subject to blog about. I needed that.
Above: Vacu-sealing/sucking out the air reminded me of this clip from Spaceballs (my most favorite movie).
Being the anal retentive thing that I am, I made a “how to comment” link at the top of the blog. It took a while to make but you non-commenters were worth it… I guess.
Here’s the Weight Watchers food journal for the day:
For lunch I tried new (new to me) MorningStar Farms Chipotle Black bean veggie burgers. Delish. Great flavor. If you haven’t tried a MorningStar veggie burger you’re missing it. Diet or not, they are awesome and there’s so many flavors. I had 2 snacks before dinner. The yogurt just didn’t cut it for me so I had the flat bread thingies which I love. Dinner was about emptying the freezer. I did the best I could to estimate the point value for the soup. The bean soup had ground turkey sausage in it so I estimated that as well. I think bean soup is probably a low point and filling meal for me to have. Once we get back from DC I’ll make another batch in the crock pot and get the points value right. As you can see I managed to have dessert. Once all the junk is gone, I won’t buy anymore. Oh and I had 1.5 points left over for the day! Yay!
Tomorrow is weigh in. I’m excited. I’ve been (against recommendations) weighing myself a lot lately and am liking the results!
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