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In preparation for baby...

...I've made two meals and two different types of breakfast breads and frozen them {now that I've typed it out, it doesn't seem that great...}.  If only we had a bigger freezer and didn't have other stuff inside of it, like ice cream! ;)  I think I'm going to try and use some things like peas {yuck}, frozen pizza, hashbrowns ... up so that I can use that precious freezer space.

You see European size fridges are quite a bit smaller than American ones and let's not even compare the freezer part.  I'm actually lucky when it comes to fridge size.  Lots of people have one that is as tall as your counter and that's it!

Thankfully when we moved into our apartment, there was a big fridge already in the kitchen.  However, not long after we lived here, it died.  We didn't waste much time in buying a new one that had the same size.  We have exactly three skinny freezer drawers - which is better than one, which I had in my last apartment.

Another hard part is that they don't have the disposable dishes here for baking things, so I have to be careful not to use all my pyrex dishes for meals.  But a friend passed along some yummy looking recipes that you can put in big freezer bags (here and here and this one looks yummy!).  I may try to make one of these ... she's got lots and lots ideas for non dishes freezing!  Check it out.  Let me know if you try any of them.  I've made her pizza pockets before and they were tasty.

I think tomorrow I'll tackle another meal and see about doing one more over the weekend.  Maybe.  Hopefully I can be ambitious and baby waits a bit longer, although I'm ready for her to come ... today!! :)


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