Month: February 2014

Is chicken on the menu tonight?

If you’re like most Americans, chicken will end up on your dining table at least a couple times a week. It’s a great choice for many reasons, so it’s easy to see why it’s so popular. Chicken is a good source of protein, can be prepared quickly, and can be used in a variety of[…] Read More

LifeLine Phone Service – helping you stay connected

If you receive FNS/SNAP benefits, then you may qualify for other benefits, such as LifeLine phone service. LifeLine is a federal program that provides a discount on the cost of landline or cell phone service. As the name implies, this service can be a lifeline for many. In an emergency situation, being able to contact 911 quickly can be critical. But staying connected isn’t only important when there’s an emergency; it’s important in every day life. A reliable phone helps you stay connected to family, schedule appointments, communicate with your child’s school, and arrange a ride to and from the grocery store. Importantly, you can use your phone to check the balance on your EBT card. Contact EBT customer service by calling the toll-free number on the back of the card.

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Valentine’s Day Doesn’t Have to Break the Bank

February is here. The groundhog emerged last Sunday and saw his shadow, which means we’re in for 6 more weeks of winter. It also means that Valentine’s Day is quickly approaching. Did you know that the average person plans to spend $133.91 on Valentine’s Day gifts?  That’s a lot of flowers, dinner reservations, and heart-shaped[…] Read More