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10 Powerful Tips for Crushing Financial Goals

When it comes to financial goals, the best part about them is the results are easily quantifiable. You can’t deny your progress! And that builds momentum. Little by little, you pick up the pace and before

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Save $1500 This Year With a Food Waste Prevention Plan

The average American household wastes $1500 of food every year. That’s like lighting a $100 bill on fire every four weeks. That is crazy. But so is life. And life happens to me, too. So what do we do

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A Week of Fast $10 Dinners

Since the grocery budget is the largest expense besides housing, and since preparing meals for a family is its own extracurricular activity, I thought I’d share with you some of my family’s favorite

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Homemade Larabars: My DIY Experiment

A couple weeks ago I made a big mistake. I gave my two year-olds a bite of a Larabar. Now they ask for one every day. Which I’d be happy to give them, except these bars are pricey, like more than $1

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Cut Your Grocery Bill in Half

Cut Your Grocery Bill in Half

A year ago, our family’s grocery bill skyrocketed. The twins started eating actual food, I was heading back to work part-time, and well, my little meal-planning system flew out the window! This was a

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