Food · Just my Thoughts

Cutting Your Food Bill

I picked up, as I said in an early entry, a copy of Mother Earth News for the first time in decades yesterday.  The magazine itself is providing me with a lot of helpful information on gardening which I am set to attempt again this year.  The website – – is providing me with… Continue reading Cutting Your Food Bill

Food · Just my Thoughts

Getting the Most Out of Your Grocery Dollar

Everyone has been talking how job loss and recession effect diet – both the quality and the quantity of your diet.  The question remains, do you get the most out of your grocery dollar?  Below are a few small steps that take time, and sometimes planning, but will help you out as dollars get fewer… Continue reading Getting the Most Out of Your Grocery Dollar

Food · Just my Thoughts

Grocery Store on a Budget

A recent blog in my local online paper asked if you thought you could eat for a dollar a day.  While I am pretty sure that is not realistic, even in my area where I think the cost of living is relatively low, I do know that there are certain things that can help… Continue reading Grocery Store on a Budget

Family · Food · Just my Thoughts

The Family Grocery Budget

My friend Lisa recently wrote a blog entry entitled “no bailout.”  No, she wasn’t talking about her views on the recently passed government “rescue” plan, though she could have been.  She was talking about tightening the familial belt and surviving the rough times that are already upon us and to come. Lisa got me thinking… Continue reading The Family Grocery Budget