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Meal Plan – Week of July 17

Every Monday, I’ll be posting our meal plan for the week, complete with snacks and any deals I found. I usually do my grocery shopping on Saturday (market and Earth Fare) and Sunday (Meijer and Aldi). Depending on the budget for the week and what we have in our pantry, sometimes I will meal plan… Continue reading Meal Plan – Week of July 17

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Method to the Madness: 5 Steps to master this meal plan business

Meal planning seems to be all the rage these days. There are millions of pins and blog posts filled with weekly meal planning ideas. But how do you even get started? There are lots of different methods and I’ve tried most of them. Here’s the system we use now that has seemed to work the… Continue reading Method to the Madness: 5 Steps to master this meal plan business

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Meal Plan – Week of July 10

Every Monday, I’ll be posting our meal plan for the week, complete with snacks and any deals I found. I usually do my grocery shopping on Saturday (market and Earth Fare) and Sunday (Meijer and Aldi). Depending on the budget for the week and what we have in our pantry, sometimes I will meal plan… Continue reading Meal Plan – Week of July 10

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10 ways to stay stress-free and healthy when your budget shrinks

When healthy makes you unhealthy Over the past four years, my husband and I have been trying to get healthier. We started making more things from scratch, buying mostly organic and switching out personal and cleaning products for more natural versions. In some ways, it feels like we’ve been doing this at a pretty slow… Continue reading 10 ways to stay stress-free and healthy when your budget shrinks

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It begins – Our Whole30 Journey Day 1-2

Ever since V was born, my health has seemed to be in a downward spiral. I attribute much of this to simply not taking care of myself and eating too little/not enough nutrient-dense food. All the work I had done while pregnant to be as healthy as possible just sort of undid itself. I suffered for… Continue reading It begins – Our Whole30 Journey Day 1-2