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September 2017 Menu Plan | 30 Days of Dinners for $259

It's never too late to start saving! September's menu is one of my favorites in a long time.  It is full of family favorites, and some easy weeknight slow cooker meals to make mealtime flawless. Scroll down to see what's on September's menu. September is also Hunger Action Month in America.  Right now 1 in 6 kids are… Continue reading September 2017 Menu Plan | 30 Days of Dinners for $259

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3 Cheap and Easy Recipes for Hunger Action Day

Today is Hunger Action Day.  It unofficially kicks off Hunger Action Month, a nation-wide campaign mobilizing the public to take action on the issue of hunger. Organized by Feeding America's nationwide network of food banks, the campaign brings greater attention to the issue of hunger in America and promotes way for individuals everywhere to get… Continue reading 3 Cheap and Easy Recipes for Hunger Action Day

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Go Orange For Hunger! Budget Friendly Menu Plans Included.

If you're sitting in your pajamas, or even still laying in bed trying to figure out what to wear today, #GoOrange.  Don't worry, you're still reading an email from me, Lindsie (Mom's Bistro), not some fashion blog - although, I am quite stylish (yeah right!)!  But if you are looking for a great fashion blog,… Continue reading Go Orange For Hunger! Budget Friendly Menu Plans Included.

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Hunger Action Month

September is Hunger Action Month, a nationwide campaign mobilizing the public to take action on the issue of hunger. Organized by the Feeding America nationwide network of food banks, the campaign brings greater attention to the issue of hunger in America and promotes ways for individuals everywhere to get involved with the movement to solve… Continue reading Hunger Action Month

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Tri-Chef Showdown Recap!

Hey Y'all! I just got home from witnessing one of the most amazing things I have ever seen in my life, and that was the Tri-Chef Showdown, in benefit of the Food Bank of Central and Eastern North Carolina.  It was an amazing event.  I don't even know if I have the words to explain… Continue reading Tri-Chef Showdown Recap!

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Food Stamp (FNS) Challenge

Hey Y’all! ; I will be participating with my family in the Food Bank’s FNS Challenge (FNS is the name for the food stamp program in NC). This challenge consists of living off of a budget of $4.15/person/day, and will last 5 days. I am extremely excited for the challenge, because it ties in well… Continue reading Food Stamp (FNS) Challenge

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30 Facts in 30 Days – Days 18-23

Hey Y'all! So there was a glitch on the Food Banks website, and they didn't get a fact posted every day last week, and then I was in Florida for the weekend, so I didn't get a chance to post anything.  I apologize.  So, I am just going to dive into all of the past… Continue reading 30 Facts in 30 Days – Days 18-23

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30 Facts in 30 Days – Day 17

Hey Y'all! Today's Fact: 30% of Food Bank client households have at least one working adult. I had to start today with the fact.  These people are called the 'working poor'.  Usually when we think of someone who is hungry, we think of the homeless, or someone who doesn't have a job - but this… Continue reading 30 Facts in 30 Days – Day 17

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30 Facts in 30 Days – Day 15

Hey Y'all! Yesterday was a long, long day, so I didn't get a chance to post the fact of the day!  Hunger Action Month is halfway over, and there is still so much we can do to help fight hunger. I am in the process of setting up a fundraising campaign to help raise money… Continue reading 30 Facts in 30 Days – Day 15

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30 Facts in 30 Days – Day 14

Hey Y'all! Did you know that 1 in 6 people in the United States are hungry?  So much for being the land of plenty!  Many people believe that only certain areas of America are hungry, or certain neighborhoods - but in reality, the prevalence of hunger is much different.  This brings me to today's fact. Today's Fact:… Continue reading 30 Facts in 30 Days – Day 14