We lost power during Hurricane Harvey. It was only a few hours but we didn't realize that when the electricity came back, our freezer in the garage did not.
Fast forward a few days and you can imagine the smell when I opened the freezer door. Whoa! I closed the door and ran!
When we finally got the nerve to clean out the freezer, we had to stop and think about why we had a freezer full of food. I mean, we are a family of three... two adults and a toddler. Sure we entertain family and friends a couple times a month, but that still doesn't justify why we had a full freezer in addition to our refrigerator and freezer in the kitchen.
Even if the freezer hadn't stopped working, I can tell you that some of that food would have been thrown out anyway... and that's part of our journey to waste less that we have been avoiding.
Why do we cook too much when we have family gatherings?
Why do we freeze leftovers and then not remember to use it?
Why do we buy too much stuff just because it's on sale?
What's a better way to buy groceries to minimize wasted food?
This what we'll talking about this week. Stay tuned.