Real Food Vs. Processed Foods, Let’s Compare Costs!

   This post was originally written in July 2012, please see disclaimer at the bottom of this post. While it is an older article, I find many of the comparisons are still relatively the same. Whole, real food comes in at a much lower price than their processed lookalikes! From Coupons I used to be […]

Round 2: 1 Day, 5 people, $15- Gluten Free, Real Food

The response to my Trader Joe’s edition of 1 Day, 5 people, $15- Gluten Free, Real Food was phenomenal! A lot of people are arguing that they can’t afford real food. I beg to differ, & in this short series, I’m disputing that! Here’s round 2, & in this corner, we have Earth Fare!!! *ding […]

1 Day, 5 people, $15- Gluten Free, Real Food

Recently I received a gift card to Trader Joe’s in the amount of $10. I don’t normally shop Trader Joe’s. When we moved to the Knoxville area, there wasn’t a Trader Joe’s, but one opened this past fall. I hadn’t been. I decided I wanted to try to feed the 5 of us for one […]

Lamp Updo

I’m so excited! I haven’t done a post like this in awhile! I have missed decorating on a dime. Shortly after we moved here, the holidays hit. Then the rain. For. 5. Months. I haven’t been able to get much accomplished & my poor cans of paint having been wasting away, collecting dust *le sigh* […]

How Are YOU Trying To Beat a Tough Economy, Week 3

**Note- I’ve been trying to comment on the posts entered into the linky. I had some that just kicked me out, and then there are some that only allow certain log-ins. If you don’t have it set up for name & URL, I am unable to leave a comment. Trust that I do appreciate you […]

How Are YOU Trying To Beat a Tough Economy? Week 2

By now you’ve seen my posts on how OUR family is trying to beat a tough economy. I’m thrilled with the success we’ve been having. Being organized is SUCH a great tool to keeping the bills under control. Now that we’re finally setting from the moves, organization is coming back to me! It’s that time […]

Overwhelmed? Disgusted? Not Sure What To Believe?

There is so much controversy all over the web. It ranges from health to food, politics to schooling. Today we’re going to discuss food & health. It seems like everyone is fighting these days. From Whole Foods being a WONDERFUL place to shop, to it being the discount store of health food stores. Do I […]

How Are YOU Trying To Beat a Tough Economy?

By now you’ve seen my posts on how OUR family is trying to beat a tough economy. I’m thrilled with the success we’ve been having. We’ve watched our electric bill drop each month (though we’re anticipating a small increase when we start using the air conditioner come the scalding months of a Southern summer). I’ve […]

Homemade Steam Inhaler

Please do not use this as an asthma inhaler. Period. ALWAYSALWAYS get your paid medical provider’s advice before using anything on this site. There is good discussion in the comments on people’s various feelings. I suggest you read them, & as usual refer back to your doctor or professional practitioner. Please do your research, I […]

How Are YOU Trying To Beat a Tough Economy? Coming Soon!

Starting Monday, I’ll begin hosting a linky party, so we can all share how we’re trying to beat a tough economy. Get your posts ready! I’m anxious to see what steps you are all taking to make the dent on your wallets a little less painful. Like this? You may also be interested in:How Are […]

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