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How We Eat Healthy for $100/Week

How We Eat Healthy for $100/Week

My husband and I both love to eat and tend to eat a lot. Several months ago, we realized that our food spending had gotten out of control. We have both lived on a beans and rice/rice and beans food budget before, so we pulled out some of our best money saving tactics to get back on track. Cash Envelopes I’ve read about this approach numerous times, but never tried it myself. Since our time …

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When Life Gives You a Gigantic Watermelon on Sale…

When Life Gives You a Gigantic Watermelon on Sale…

Make watermelon juice. We bought a giant watermelon on sale and stared at it for an entire week, totally intimidated by its girth, before tackling cutting it into pieces. We froze chunks of it on a sheet pan so the pieces wouldn’t stick together, which took up all the remaining space in our freezer, before deciding to see what happened if we tried to juice some of it. We tossed a quarter of it in …

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