MyPlate on My Budget – Let’s Get Started!

I am so excited to finally share this project with you! The MyPlate on My Budget Project was conceived by fellow blogger Jenny Bardsley of Teaching My Baby to Read. Throughout the month of March Jenny and I will be taking a closer look at the expense and value of the food we feed our families. Jenny’s MyPlate on My…

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An Open Letter to Time Magazine and Dr. Oz.

As a simple home cook struggling to figure out how best to feed my family, the December 3rd issue of Time immediately drew my attention. Nested among a checkerboard of dynamic frozen food photos lay the promise of an “Anti-Food-Snob Diet” by the famed Dr. Oz. Preceding the article is a striking two full page plea that readers, “Give (frozen)…

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Gluten Free? Me?

For the past couple weeks I have been eating gluten free. I have been wrestling with when to share this new development in my health journey. The thing is I don’t know yet if it is permanent, or if this experiment will show that I can go back to my normal varied diet. I hope at this point my position…

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