My kids love love love egg breakfast sandwiches from the bagel shop but I have to admit that they just seem overpriced to me. Do I love them? Heck, yeah! They used to be my breakfast of choice after a long Saturday morning run when we lived in Southern California. I’m pretty sure that I […]Continue Reading... 3 Comments.
Now that the growing season has arrived in Oregon, I love spending a weekend morning strolling the farmer’s market. And when I have the pleasure of going solo and taking my time, I can easily be tempted by all that fresh produce calling my name. When I can bring home freshly picked beets, rainbow chard, […]Continue Reading... Comments Off on Avoid Food Waste with New Ideas
Have you heard of people taking the Food Stamp Challenge? I’ve read about here and there, and had been curious about what this entailed. People who live on food stamps, of course, do this every day. My kids and I volunteer at our local Oregon Food Bank and hear the heartbreaking stories about families living […]Continue Reading... 3 Comments.
This was originally shared at the Healthy Child Healthy World website and contributed by The Organic Center. With great savings tips like these, we can all find ways to get more organic foods in our diet. Pound for pound, children eat and drink more than adults. Healthy eating is essential in order to safely nourish […]Continue Reading... 1 Comment.
Thanks to the economy and the tough times a lot of us are facing, families are putting price ahead of nutrition at the grocery store at an alarming rate. It’s so tempting to pass on organics or think that all those fresh ingredients surely must add up to much more than something that comes in the frozen […]Continue Reading... 5 Comments.
Now, more than ever, families are looking for new ways to get more from their hard-earned dollar and their food budget is one of the top areas where shifts are being made. The good news is that retailers are responding by offering more value at the grocery store, from higher value coupons, better everyday value […]Continue Reading... 1 Comment.
Raising healthy kids isn’t just about healthy foods for us, it’s also important to us to keep unsafe ingredients and chemicals out of our home – and children’s lives. Buying products that are safe for our home or family doesn’t have to cost a lot. Here, Healthy Child Healthy World (where this originally posted) shares great […]Continue Reading... 3 Comments.
At our farmer’s market this week the kids really wanted cherries which just recently came into season. One of the vendors was new to us so we asked if they spray (which basically is asking whether the fruit is sprayed with pesticides). The grower explained that they don’t spray, but haven’t gone through the expensive […]Continue Reading... 3 Comments.
Although the weather would say different here in the Northwest, spring has sprung in our house ever since these little guys showed up two weeks ago. My daughter received the butterfly garden for her birthday from her big brother who knows how much she loves butterflies. They both have enjoyed watching the caterpillars eat, move […]Continue Reading... 3 Comments.