Without a shopping list, a casual trip to the grocery store can be a recipe for disaster. Sometimes, even with a list in hand, we still find ourselves in a state of confusion as we meander through the store.
Organizing your shopping list can smo... Read more
We eat in our cars, at our desks, on the go, in front of the TV. We eat drive-thru, take-out, delivered, packaged and prepared meals. Why? Because it fits our not-enough-time-in-the-day lifestyles. Our food matches our lives.
Well, I'm certa... Read more
Imagine experiencing severe abdominal pain, along with alternating bouts of both constipation and diarrhea. Even worse, your doctor can find no physical explanation or effective treatment for you, despite these very real symptoms. Unfortunately, this... Read more
Ever notice how the grocery shopping experience seems specifically designed to entice us to buy more? With all of the family-size packaging, buy-one-get-one sales and better deals for bigger quantities, food shopping can be particularly challenging f... Read more
Halloween is full of treats, but the biggest trick may be on your wallet. Buying a costume for yourself, your children, and even your pets can add up quickly. Throw in the cost of decorations for your home and candy to hand out to the little witche... Read more
The most processed thing on my weekly grocery list is a tie between the store brand greek yogurt and string cheese that I keep as a snack. So here's my conundrum: if 90% of what I buy each week is fresh fruits/veggies that are on sale via the store c... Read more
Gotta love it when coupons can get you free stuff!--but I was just wondering if anyone knows about freebie coupon policies... Say you have a coupon for something free, but there's a maximum price listed (value of free item not to exceed $$$). If you... Read more
After I was diagnosed with IBS, my dr. recommended I take Metamucil twice a day. While I don't do this everyday, I do it quite often. I just realized today (since I've taken to reading the ingredients of all my food now!) that its 45 calories a se... Read more
I'm staring at a SparkPeople webpage that is showing me an advertisement and code for a Burger King Whopper. As if that's not absurd enough, it will be free if I order at least $10 worth to be delivered.
So SP condones fast food:
- of the wors... Read more
I have recently started to do my shopping at Save-A-Lot. The savings have helped me stay within my food budget. As an example: Bananas are 3lbs for $1.00. Of course you have to know the prices because not everything is a bargain.... Read more
They can make a reality show out of just about anything, including the use of coupons. TLC's Extreme Couponing show allows us to meet people that have taken the art of bargain shopping to a completely new level. For some people highlighted on the sho... Read more
Food prices are rising, there's no doubt about it. It seems like I blow my food budget every time I go to the grocery store, and unfortunately, unhealthy foods seem to be cheaper than the healthy ones I prefer to buy. I mostly cook from scratch (it's... Read more
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