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Top 2 Tips to Ensuring Your Kids Maintain a Balanced Diet

Making sure our kids’ follow a balanced diet can be challenging, especially when they’re little. But the best way we’ve found for doing so is following the 80/20 principle. Sure, you may have heard this principle in business, management & organization before, but have you ever considered it when it comes to eating? It simply means this: we’re going to …

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Mingle with Melt Giveaway

When I first heard about Melt, the all-new organic butter alternative, to say I was skeptical would be an understatement. After all, one thing I learned after being diagnosed with Chronic Fatigue Syndrome almost 15 years ago was to “always eat the original, not substitutes”. I mean think about it; too often we hear about these ‘healthy’ cookies, drinks and …

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Free Diabetes Cookbook

In light of my recent health issues, I’ve decided (with my doctor’s advice) to change my eating habits. One of these changes is to eliminate sugar from my diet for a period of time (you’d be surprised how many things sugar is in!!) Even though I’m not diabetic, I thought I’d look into a diabetes cookbook to get some ideas …

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2011 YMCA Healthy Kids Day

This year’s YMCA Healthy Kids Day is at Nashville’s Centennial Park today, April 16, 2011 from 11a-3p! It’s not a very pretty day here in Nashville, so I don’t know if we’ll make it out, but this is wear I got free tomato plants for the kids last year, so it may be worth a visit!

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Talk of the Town: Healthy Recipes for the New Year

Watch the Talk of the Town video from today’s show: Healthy Recipes Tune in to Talk of the Town on NewsChannel 5 in Nashville today at 11am to watch my Healthy Recipe segment! I’ll be cooking Winter Lentil Chili and sharing other tips on how to eat healthy while staying on budget in 2011. If you’re looking for ways to …

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Swine Flu & Blackouts

So…have you missed me? While I’ve tried to keep the posts plentiful while I’ve been in Florida, there have been a few obstacles in my way. To start off, I don’t have internet access where I’m staying, so it makes it harder for me to find and post deals. To compound matters, my daughter started feeling sick a couple days …

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More Freebies

Here are a few more freebies from around the web to feed your frugality today 🙂 *FREE Vegetarian Starter Kit: This 32-page color magazine explains the benefits of a veg diet. It also contains practical advice on how to make healthy changes, product and nutrition information and delicious recipes. *FREE 2010 A-10 Warthog Calendar *FREE Seventh Generation Laundry Detergent sample …

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Win a $100 Whole Foods Gift Card!

For those of you who missed out on the last Whole Foods gift card giveaway, you will not want to miss this one, especially since it’s so simple to enter! As part of its “Be Good to Your Whole Body” campaign, for the month of October, Whole Foods Market has created podcasts focusing on maintaining a healthy mood.  As the seasons change, …

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Thursday's Thrifty Tip: August 13, 2009

Stay Healthy I know…you’re all wondering how I come up with such brilliant and revolutionary concepts 🙂 As we recently returned home from our roadtrip with a shared cold amongst me and our kids, I’ve become accutely aware of how quickly the boxes of Kleenex that have been sitting around our house for months are all of a sudden empty. …

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Summer Vacation = Healthy Eating

It’s summertime! Which means different schedules, fun in the sun and family vacations! As our own family prepares for a road trip next week, I’ve been wondering how we can make sure to keep up healthy eating habits even though our daily routine will go out the window. Even when you’re being thrifty, you can still eat healthy. Make it …

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