Do You Compromise Your Health?

Compromises have no place in our lives when it comes to our health and well-being.  There is only one person who benefits from the gambles and terribly bad choices we make when it comes to what we eat and how we live our lives.  Yep, and we're talking about that really scary dude, the Grim Reaper!  Compromising your health is a risk you can't afford to take....more

Getting Smart About Your Family's Food Budget With Rosalyn Hoffman

In her just-released book, Smart Mama, Smart Money: Raising Happy, Healthy Kids Without Breaking the Bank, Rosalyn Hoffman attempts to help Moms (or Moms-to-be) sort through a variety of questions about keeping spending in check while making sure your family is living a good life. She devotes an entire section to the issue of how families purchase food, prepare it, and eat it, asking parents to rethink how they approach the whole process to make it more affordable...and healthier....more
We totally have a junk food drawer. Well, it's not actually a drawer -- a section of a pantry ...more

Project Grocery: The Make-Ahead Oatmeal Report (With Brulee)

Project Grocery is in its eighth week already, and although my overwhelming feeling is that I'm sucking it up at spending only $120 per week on groceries and things bought at grocery stores (diapers, cleaning supplies, cat food...the list is endless), I just added up my totals and - against all odds - am succeeding....more

Give What You Grow

Grow a garden this summer, even a small one, to give food to your local food banks. Right now, the global economic crisis is stressing pantries, as more families must make the choice between food or utilities. In 2007, the number of undernourished people in the world increased by 75 million in 2007. We can expect that number to rise. ...more