Our Grocery Budget is $800 (and Why We’re Okay With It)

For years, I’ve been trying to squeeze dollars and cents out of our grocery budget. I’ve seen all the super saver blogs out there where dedicated couponers feed their families of six for $200 a month (and a lot of them even do it with relatively healthy foods). For the longest time, I beat myself… 

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how to eat healthy on the go (giveaway)

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There is more than one person in my life that gets a kick out of the fact that there is always food stashed in my purse. It might just be a few dates or a banana, but I hardly ever leave the house without something to snack on. Being prepared with healthy snacks while out… 

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two-week healthy eating meal plan: february 2014


Happy Valentine’s Day, friends! Regardless of if your single, attached or anything in between, I hope you have an amazing day full of love. Craig and I are keeping it low-key this year, partly because we’re getting yet another snow storm today. Granted, even if we weren’t getting snow, we’d probably stay in. We’re so… 

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what i ate wednesday: knock on wood

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Let’s all do a collective knock on wood, but I think I may have turned a corner with my morning sickness. The food aversions are still strong, I’m still trending toward sugary foods instead of savory ones, and I still don’t have much of an appetite after 3pm, but as far as actually queasiness and… 

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what i ate wednesday: downhill


Are we getting sick of hearing about my every-day-is-the-same morning sickness? Because I’m certainly sick of talking about it. Nothing much new to report. Still feel pretty rotten after 12pm. Still can’t stand the smell of onions and garlic. Still have no desire to cook anything. Still eating an obnoxious amount of cereal. Still boycotting… 

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what i ate wednesday: more of the same


Sigh. I was hoping I’d be able to write some big, happy, excited post this week about how my morning sickness is totally gone, and I’m back to eating like a rockstar—but alas, the progesterone poisoning (a phrase that was coined by one my readers and makes morning sickness sound a lot more evil—which it is)… 

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