How My Grocery Budget Works

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“Food, Inc.” A Movie We All Need to See!

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Healthy, Natural Pregnancy: Prenatal Vitamins

  I’m interested to know which, if any, prenatals you would take or recommend. In all my past pregnancies, I’ve taken Opti-natals (aka Vita-natals), made by the Eclectic Institute, but they’re unavailable to me now, so I’d like some other suggestions. Amy About a week before delivering my first child, I had a sudden panic attack. What if there was something wrong with her? What if she hadn’t developed properly because of that one month when I didn’t take any prenatal vitamins, or because I enjoyed a few […]

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Gratituesday: He even cares about the groceries

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I’m joining in the Spring Cleaning Party!

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Blueberry Syrup

Image by lepiaf.geo I’ve been mulling it over since I was asked for this recipe, and realized that I don’t have an actual recipe. Just sort of a method and some not-very-accurate measurements. :) But since you asked… Here goes: 1) Thaw frozen blueberries in the fridge overnight. Probably 3-4 cups of them. 2) In the morning, I put the still partially-frozen berries in a pot, with just a little bit of water, over low-medium heat. I stir them here and there, until they are […]

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The Backyard Homestead

Anyone who knows me just a little should know that a book titled "The Backyard Homestead " is guaranteed to make me swoon! Add in a subtitle of: "Produce all the food you need on just a quarter acre!" and be still. my. heart. At the conference we attended last weekend, my darling hubby saw me practically drooling over this book, and proceeded to sneakily buy it for me and surprise me with it during one of our lunch picnics. I've been devouring it every […]

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Planting Potatoes, Pitchforks and Other Fun Things

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