The Cost Of A Lemon

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Many people lament the high cost of lemons, myself included. Growing up where citrus was plentiful can spoil a person when the price tag increases dramatically. It is sometimes hard to part with the occasional dollar per lemon price tag. Reality check. There is so much that a lemon can enhance. Number one on my list is the simple glass of water. As the seasons change, hot tea has lost its appeal so a new beverage must take the main spot. Lemon in water makes a flavorful addition. Think of it this way next time the cost seems to high…we casually spend $1 plus tax for a soda almost anywhere (at least). The same money can garnish 3-4 days worth of a drink, plus the rinds do a great job refreshing the garbage disposal when finished. Suddenly the exorbitant cost seems miniscule. Trader Joe’s sold an entire organic bag for $2.99 today. Spring produce. Enjoy it on the table and in your body. Beautiful.

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About christasterken

Committed to a life of purpose. Learning to live abundantly. Embracing creativity. Questioning. Delighting in the comforts of home and family. Determining not to settle only for how things are, but how they could be. Writing is part of who I am, so I trust In God who gave the gift to show me how I can serve Him through it. That is my life…one word at a time. Psalm 89:11a“Teach me your way , O Lord, and I will walk in your truth”

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