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Thursday, November 29, 2018 N/Warren Town and County News Page Eleven ~ GivE Thanks for~::~ ~*~: L'a" vers By Dorothy Rosby Tis the season to give thanks for our many blessings, spend quality time with our loved ones, and gripe about the leftovers--sometimes while we re spending quality time with our loved ones. Of course, some people gripe about leftovers year round. But almost everyone complains about them in the days after Thanksgiving. And some are still complaining in the weeks and months after the ( Thanksgiving. Despite their apparent frustration l with holiday leftovers, they keep roasting turkeys the size of Plymouth Rock. For heaven s sake, if you really don't want leftovers, stuff a Cornish game hen. Or roast a couple of hotdogs. I, for one, will never give UP the colossal Thanksgiving turkey. Nor will I ever complain about leftovers. I love leftovers--not eating them. Serving them! The benefits of serving leftovers far outweigh the benefits of cooking something new---especially if I'm doing the cooking. Feeding your family leftovers saves time. Not only do you spend less time grocery shopping, cooking, and washing pots and pans; your family doesn't waste nearly as much -time eating. If I were cooking for my extended family this Thanksgiving, which I am not, but if I were, I would cook the biggest turkey I could find in order to avoid cooking the next meal---or the next 25 meals. Think of the time I could save. (Of course, this may explain The holidays will .soon ] Services Services be here a subscription Clean CutTree ServiceHate cleaning? Love to our newsDaDer makes Removals, trimming, cleaning? Norwex is the a great gfftl stump grinding, brushanswer! Save you time, $, cleanup, fully equipped and risk of chemicals! Kim and insured. Free Ginkens, Norwex Ind. consultations, 981-0511. Consultant, 515-991-9821, KimGinkens.norwex.biz. 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Bonus: with portion sizes what they are note off to us at 1122 Main Street, Suite 1, in restaurants, you can also bring home some high Norwalk (we have a drop slot in our back door It's easy to advertise in the quality leftovers after dining out. "High quality" if no one is in the office). N/Warren Town and County News because you don t have to cook them. (I realize there classifieds. are those who think it s gauche to ask for a doggy , bag. These are not people I want to go to dinner with. Use the form below to compose your ad, and mail But if I ever do, 111 ask for their leftovers.) Forcing your family to eat leftovers saves the whole Extra copies of the Norwalk paper or drop it by our office before 12:00 p.m. on Fridays. family calories. Forget the low carbohydrate eating can be purchased at Casey's, Use an envelope and our door slot after business plans and the low fat diets. Try the leftover food diet. Kum & Go, Git-N-Go, and Farewa . hours. After eight or nine days of leftover turkey and To keep costs down, classified ads must bc paid stuffing, or leftover tuna surprise, or leftover oatmeal, for in advance. Classified ads are 25 per word with a I guarantee your appetite will be depressed. I mean !" I $3.50 minimum. Simply count your words (phone suppressed. Those of us who are unencumbered by good taste| /,number = 1 word) and multiply by 25 . regularly enjoy these and many other benefits of Warren I Thank you ads of 30 words or less are $3.50, with '' /TO 10 for each additional word. I | serving leftovers: We only have to plan meals every and C( ur ty [ Classified ads must be paid in full three or four days. Our spouses frequently want to ] take us out to dinner. Our unwelcome guests rarely ] / ews | before they will run. return; And if they do, they bring food | That s why I was so surprised to read the following ] SUBSCRIPTION FORM,PLEASE PRINT CLEARLY startling statistic: Despite all the benefits of leftovers,| at least 28 billion pounds of food are wasted each year in America. On average this figures out to more,For Residents of Warren & Polk Counties | than 100 pounds of edible food per person, per year ] If you are tossing away 100 pounds offoodper family ] One Year $18.00 ] member per year--how can I say this nicely--you,| are not only average, you are nuts. Think of the time,Senior Citi ns | money and calories you could be saving! At my house,(65 years o3 older) $15.00 | we do not throw away edible food, we eat it. And,| occasionally we eat some inedible food too. ! Residents utside of Warren | p Dorothy Rosby is the author of the humor book, I ] & olk Comtms add $6.00 | Didn t Know You Could Make Birthday Cake from Scratch: Parenting Blunders from Cradle to Empty,| Nest | ,New Renewal Cancel | I-- -- -- I I I !Name | ,Address | I I PLEASE INCLUDE PAYMENT I ! 1Vail or drop off to: ! N.me ! I I N/Warrel Town and County News I Address I l122Main Street, Suite 1 I Phone I P.O. Box 325 I I Norwalk, IA 50211 I We reserve the tight to accept orrefuse all adveriising. ,",Publisher reserves the tight to cancel an advem'sement at any time. ~ r