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‘Tis The Season For Love and Remembrance

Hey Y'all! I hope that everyone had a great Thanksgiving.  Ours was filled with family, and food and love.  We spent the holiday at my father-in-laws girlfriends place with her whole family.  We went over around 1:30, and watched Football, and ate!  Two of my favorite things.     Thanksgiving made me reflect on my… Continue reading ‘Tis The Season For Love and Remembrance

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‘Tis The Season For Love and Remembrance

Hey Y'all! I hope that everyone had a great Thanksgiving.  Ours was filled with family, and food and love.  We spent the holiday at my father-in-laws girlfriends place with her whole family.  We went over around 1:30, and watched Football, and ate!  Two of my favorite things.     Thanksgiving made me reflect on my… Continue reading ‘Tis The Season For Love and Remembrance

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Food Stamp Challenge Week Two Recap

Hey Y'all! I am done the Food Stamp Challenge, and I feel like I have been enlightened.  I have learned so much in the past two weeks, and have come so aware of how much I take for granted.  In the past, I would throw out leftovers, or they would sit in my fridge for… Continue reading Food Stamp Challenge Week Two Recap

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Food Stamp Challenge Week Two Days 3 and 4

Hey Y'all I apologize for not posting yesterday, as I was uploading this new theme, and working my butt off making it look the way it does.  What do you think of the new theme?  I love it... I'm not going to lie. I am still learning so much about utilizing what I have in… Continue reading Food Stamp Challenge Week Two Days 3 and 4

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My Interview With Greg At The Telethon

Hey Y'all! If you missed me lived on the Food Bank of Central and Eastern North Carolina's telethon on September 7, here is the interview of me chatting with Greg, the gracious host!  Watch as he asks me about my participation with the Food Bank, and as he enjoys my sweet potato pie! [embedplusvideo height="365"… Continue reading My Interview With Greg At The Telethon

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Food Stamp Challenge Week Two Day Two

Hey Y'all Today is just one of those days.  It is dark and gloomy out and FREEEEEZING cold, and I feel extremely lethargic.  I was pretty sure that I had everything I needed for the week for my menu, and enough to keep me fed, but we need a few things that really aren't in… Continue reading Food Stamp Challenge Week Two Day Two

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Food Stamp Challenge – Week Two, Day One

Hey Y'all! It's already week two of the Food Stamp challenge. I feel good taking it again, I am learning a lot for myself from this challenge. I now realize how much I was taking for granted, and how much food I used to waste. I am very conservative now, and am proportioning my meals… Continue reading Food Stamp Challenge – Week Two, Day One

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Food Stamp Challenge – End of Week One

Hey Y'all! Well, the Food Stamp Challenge is over, and I am ready to start again.  I did my homework, and budgeted my money, but I feel like what is really missing from the Food Stamp (FNS) program is education.  Maybe it was easier for me because I was able to shop for a family,… Continue reading Food Stamp Challenge – End of Week One

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Food Stamp Challenge – Budgeting and Menu Prep

Hey Y'all Well, as I promised, I am going to share how I made my budget stretch for the Food Stamp Challenge, and get the best meals for the money I had!  Take a look at my grocery list, my menu and how I proportioned each part of the meal out, and how much it… Continue reading Food Stamp Challenge – Budgeting and Menu Prep

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Food Stamp Challenge – Day Three

Hey Y'all! I did it, y'all!  I added BACON to my FNS budget, and still have money left over.  My budget has changed a little bit - I took things out of my pantry, and added things that I purchased from the grocery store. My budget called for $83.00 for the five days, and after… Continue reading Food Stamp Challenge – Day Three