Tag: health

Just Do It

So, tomorrow I have THE appointment. You know the one, everyone has one at some time or another. The appointment that you put off and absolutely don’t want to make because that may mean that something is really wrong with you. Suddenly, it could be real. Maybe it’s the gynecologist, or a mammogram, or just


Salt is Not the Enemy?

Did I get your attention? My whole life I’ve known that sodium is bad for you and causes hypertension and increases your risk of heart attack and stroke. I never cooked with salt and I never added salt to my vegetables or meats after they were cooked. What I never realized was that it’s not


Eco-Friendly Toy Companies

We are going to try this again! I apologize for the first draft, I was having technical difficulty with the site! As I look around our playroom, I see so many toys that are broken and destined for a landfill someday. I decided that this year, for the twins, we are going to ask for


Clean Eating on a Budget

With my Why Organic post, I told you why I choose to eat organic. Today I’ll tell you how I manage to eat mostly organic with very little processed food on a $150 per week budget for a family of five. When I first started on this real food journey, I didn’t think we would


Why Organic?

Since i started blogging, I have had several people ask me about my changed eating habits. I wasn’t exactly a healthy eater for the majority of my life. I used to eat boxed macaroni and cheese and all sorts of other processed stuff. We ate fruits and vegetables, but most of our side dishes came