Save Money: Eat Your Lawn

dandelion greens

Yesterday, my Littlest was fidgety, walking in circles. Sometimes that drives me crazy. But I've been trying to think about her differently— as a person who is the best person for the job... any job that requires movement.

So I sent her out to the lawn to rescue the dandelion leaves before I mowed. A rescue mission captured her imagination.

I saved money by not buying more $5 organic baby greens (yeah, I live in New York where everything costs more, and yeah there are a few stray left-over baby greens in the salad above). We had a greater nutritious herbaceous offering alongside dinner. (As one friend of mine puts it, "Grocery store lettuce won't cure anything.")

A win, win, win situation. As long as you don't mind eating dandelion leaves :).

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