Tag: FAMILY

They put what in animal feed?!?!?!

Like many working moms, I was constantly bombarded by the commercials that state that I am way too busy to make anything myself.  And to be honest, I bought into that and I was spending hundreds of dollars a month and thousands a year…

So what does the government really regulate?

Can you really trust the USDA?  I thought for the longest time if food is being sold in American stores and have the USDA stamp it has to be good for me.  As I delved deeper into this, I realized that special interest and…

Oh! The Trials and Tribulations of living unprocessed.

The roller coaster of living unprocessed!!!! I have written about not going into this guns blazing and there is a reason, you can get worn down.  I mean for a middle class family and a working mom, life happens and you slip. Fortunately, it…

Is there anything out there that is not on the net?

I have learned through this journey that the internet is not just a great place for information, but it is a great place to shop and source your food.  With  today’s technology, you can pretty much ship anything.  I have been able to expand…

Do you really save money?

As I look back on the past two years and think about the changes that we made and has it really saved us that much money? As I look at the food we eat and the money we spend on food, I see a…

Do you really need 6 heads of lettuce or 20 limes?

As we have gone through this journey, we developed a groove and what would seem as a daunting task to many is truly living for us.  When I started this journey, it started with butter and then I started to think about what I spend…

Don’t go into this guns blazing!

As I dissect everything we eat and how can I make sure that I remove as much processing as I possibly can, I do find some things are beyond my reach as a working mom.  And I am ok with that.  There is so…