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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 […]

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, […]

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 […]

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 […]

Food Stamp Challenge Day 1 of 5

Hey Y’all! The FNS Challenge started today!  I am living on $4.15 a day worth of food, so for the four of us, we can only spend $16.60 for all three meals today. Each of us had the following for breakfast today: 2 eggs 1 toast and 1/2 cup honey […]

30 Facts in 30 Days

Hey Y’all! Well, Hunger Action Month is over, and that means so is learning a new fact about hunger in our community and the Food Bank every day.  Although it’s no longer Hunger Action Month, there is still so much we can do!  For example, for the first two weeks […]

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 […]

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, […]

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 […]