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Community Food Resources

This is the third blog in a series about budgeting. If you haven’t read the first post yet, please take some time to read Developing a Household Budget and the second post in the series called Developing a Food Spending Plan. This third blog shares information on community resources that can help supplement your budget.[…] Read More

Developing a Household Budget

Are you ever surprised by how much you spent at the grocery store because you picked up a few extra items? If you don’t adjust your future shopping trips, you may end up spending more on food than budgeted. ​ Over the next few months we will share strategies and tips for tracking and developing a[…] Read More

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Planning = Savings: Tips to Save More at the Grocery Store

There are times where your weekly trips to the grocery store may feel like a challenge and a chore, especially when factoring in a busy schedule and tight budget. Whether you are shopping for yourself, a large family, or anywhere in between, you can use the following tips to help stretch your food dollars and[…] Read More

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Cooking with Kids – Apple Oatmeal Muffins

Cooking meals at home instead of going out to eat is a great way to stretch your food budget. I enjoy cooking, but with two young kids at home, it can be difficult to cook a meal without distractions. Sometimes it seems easier to just go out to a restaurant or get take-out! Eating out is convenient, but the costs can add up quickly. It’s also healthier to prepare meals at home because you can control the ingredients.

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Keep warm with Quick Chili

Winter is officially here! If you’re looking for a fast, simple meal to warm up on a cold night, look no further than this quick chili recipe!

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