Grocery Hauls

My $51 Grocery Haul

This past week we were really focused on doing a lot of decluttering around the house. Doing all of this work to get the house feeling cleaner, emptier, but more relaxing to be in, also meant that we wanted to clean out the refrigerator. We even wiped down all of the shelves and inside the […]

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Budgeting Tips

How We Stayed Frugal This Weekend

The weekend- It comes at the end of every work week. I spend 40+ hours a week stuck in an office. When I come home at the end of the evening to prep myself for the next work day. What happens on the weekends? When I’m not having to work on the weekends, I find myself […]

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My Weight Loss Journey

Weight Loss: Day 25

Day 25: When boredom strikes… Today had to have been the most boring day at work ever. I know, I know. I’m being dramatic. But the one thing that I really struggle with is eating when I’m bored. After working on a report that took me a few hours to complete, I then found myself […]

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My Weight Loss Journey

Weight Loss: Day 24

Day 24: Oh the temptation The past two days at work there has been so much temptation. Yesterday the company bought a huge ice cream cake to celebrate the birthdays and anniversaries in July. There were also cookies and cupcakes on the table. Today was my supervisor’s actual birthday so I bought her a box […]

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My Weight Loss Journey

Weight Loss: Day 23

Day 23: That’s a lot of sweat Today I told myself, “No Excuses!” I will get through this hot day and I will do my exercise! And you know what? I did it! A few days ago I did the Total Body Cardio Fix from the 21 day fix workout, and I couldn’t make it […]

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My Weight Loss Journey

Weight Loss: Day 22

Day 22: Mary had a little lamb And so did I. I made myself some lamb on the stove. Pan-seared lamb. I cooked it myself. I had never cooked lamb before but got a good sear after putting some rosemary and minced garlic on it. Delicious. I’m going to have the leftovers for lunch or […]

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My Weight Loss Journey

Weight Loss: Day 21

Day 21: Kale is awful So today I started eating “for my blood type” as the dieting information says. I thought I would try something new. I had been going over what I’ve been eating and I had come to the conclusion that there are certain things that I should try switching up in my […]

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Grocery Hauls

My $165 Grocery Haul

Wow! Did you see that number? $165.54 What did I buy? As it turns out, for the first time in a long while we ran out of everything all at once. We needed to pick up paper plates, dish soap, napkins, foil, and freezer bags. It also turns out that we are running low on […]

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My Weight Loss Journey

Weight Loss: Day 20

Day 20: Starting out fresh Yesterday I went over a whole bunch of information online about eating right for your blood type. I’m O+. The information I was finding said that a lot of things that I normally eat, are actually bad for me based on my blood type. I have been wondering if that’s […]

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Recipes

Blueberry Banana Smoothie

I’ve been going over different meal plan strategies on Pinterest. I’m really trying to eat healthy while still eating foods that others in my house can, or will, eat. Remember- we’ve got picky eaters! I’m also trying to hone in on some healthy alternatives to my otherwise unhealthy lifestyle. I know I need to exercise […]

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