Pregnancy Update: 28 weeks

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Q&A- My Grocery Budget

There were so many great questions asked in the comments in my recent post How My Grocery Budget Works, that I felt the need to address them in a separate post. Here goes… What is your dill pickle recipe? I’ll post both this recipe, and our favorite Bread and Butter pickles recipes up within the next week! Both are cold-pack, refrigerator pickles and so easy to make. :) (This pic is of Abbie last summer, with a bunch of our delicious pickling cucumbers from the […]

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Calling For All PCOS Success Stories!

  Image by JuanRax I know you're out there! Have you used a traditional/whole foods diet and made natural lifestyle changes to improve your symptoms of Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome? Have you lost weight, seen your symptoms dramatically reduce or even disappear, or finally achieved a long hoped for pregnancy? Fellow PCOS'ers, if this describes you, I would LOVE to hear from you! I am hoping to compile some testimonies and success stories, in order to offer hope and encouragment to those who are struggling with […]

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How My Grocery Budget Works

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

In theaters June 12 (I’ve already marked it in my calendar!) It’s about time a film made it to the theaters that will actually show some of the realities of the so-called “food” being offered to us these days. True confession of a nutrition geek: I was actually giddy when I saw the trailer for the first time. :) Will you be there? Does this movie make anyone else as excited as it makes me?

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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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