What CAN be bought on food stamps?
Today... is Earth Day. A day where we all try to do a little something to help preserve the planet where we live. It's an opportunity to bring awareness to the fact that we give to the Earth as well as take from it... so put forth an effort to give as harmlessly as possible [...]
Yesterday, I was told that a certain monolith-sized coffee shop chain sells oatmeal, now. At minimum, two dollars a serving. At my regular trip to the grocery store, I just paid two dollars for a pound and a half worth of oats to make my own oatmeal. That's gonna last me... about three weeks. I [...]
So, I guess people are wondering what a clean grocery bill looks like, right? Well, I'll do my best to share what grocery shopping with me looks like, and how my little one and I are able to manage. First, I hit up the frozen veggie section. Here, I pick up frozen onions, pepper blends, [...]
Continuing on the "Save Money On Groceries" series... buy generic!
Five guesses as to why you may be spending too much on learning how to eat clean.
When I first started out with exercise, I would take my daughter to the gym in our apartment complex during the hours when most people were expected to be at work. However... during certain seasons, the gym becomes a 24-hour pick-up spot. No matter the hour, it was always full of people. It became less [...]
One switch that I was glad that I made was going from jelly to making my own. While jelly within itself is still a minimal amount of calories, there's no nutritional value to it because of the high fructose corn syrup and, well... the fact that there's no actual fruit in it. Seriously, I buy [...]
I've been wanting to write about this for a while, now, but you know how sometimes... you just don't know where to begin? Something is so screwed up from all sides, that there's no possible way to make sense of it from it's head or it's heels? Yeah, that's kind of this processed food thing. [...]
Upon visiting the grocery store, I learned that the sweet potatoes were only $0.29 per pound. Twenty-nine cents per pound. Ahhhhhhh, I'm in heaven! So not only did I buy up their entire selection, I got them home and started conspiring on how to make use of 'em all. Enter... my sweet potato butter. While [...]