solutions to three little problems …

Problem:  My cereal/chips/cake mixes etc. cabinet sometimes gets too full.

Problem:  The Special K I love is pretty sweet.  Not that I’m complaining, but I like to cut calories any time I can.

Problem:  When I make chex mix, it’s impossible to get just the right amount of the three different chex cereals for the recipe so I always have leftovers.  And I am not fond enough of them to finish them off for my breakfasts.

Aha!  I’ve mixed all the chex cereals in one box and then I’m mixing a half bowl of that mix with a half bowl of my favorite Special K, for my normal bowl of cereal in the morning!

I actually like this combo, so it’s no sacrifice.

Solution:  I’m getting rid of  unused cereal in the cupboard that is just taking up space.

Solution:  My favorite cereal is just a little less sweet this way and I like the crunch the other cereal adds.

Solution:  I’ve found a way to finish off any partial boxes of less popular cereals which end up taking space in the cupboard.

May all your problems today be little ones … and may they all have simple solutions.

Happy Thursday!

6 Responses to solutions to three little problems …

  1. Hilary says:

    We think alike, my friend. I’ve been mixing cereals for years. Not specifically to get rid of the last of one, but because I like the different textures and tastes.

  2. C. Beth says:

    Yum! I like combining cereals, and that sounds like a really good combination.

  3. retiredandlovingit says:

    I’ve got a couple of boxes of cereal that I bought to “try,” just taking up space in the cupboard because I didn’t care for either of them. Maybe I should try mixing them to see if it makes them both taste better. 🙂

  4. Linda says:

    Well, meet “retiredandlovingit.” That’s from an old WordPress account that I’ve never used. Anyway, in case you were wondering, it’s me.

  5. Dave says:

    It just takes a little thought huh Sandra? 🙂 – Dave

  6. Sandra says:

    Hilary — If that’s true, we probably should both be concerned — but I’m not! 🙂 Mixing cereals — just another facet of life that was happening without me knowing it! I’m glad I’m finally “in the know”. It opens up all kinds of interesting possibilities.

    Beth — I really do like this combination, but now that I’m on to this trick, I’ll be trying other combos too. 🙂

    Linda — Yes, definitely give it a try. I KNOW TW will be glad to see you using up those bits and pieces of leftover cereal. 🙂

    Dave — Apparently more thought that I’ve ever given it! “Better late than never.” 🙂

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