Holidays Can Be Rough

Holidays can be wonderful, rich times overflowing with family, food, fun, laughter, meaningful celebrations, traditions and lasting memories. But for some of us, the holidays can be times of emotional upheaval filled with grief and/or loneliness. Whether feeling the loss of a loved one or the emptiness of not having a family to share the […]

10 things to buy every time you shop

Every time you enter a store with general items, whether it’s a grocery store, discount store, warehouse store or dollar store, think about picking up items for your non-food storage. Every time you shop. Make a list of your 10 most used / most important items (supplies, over-the-counter medications, hygiene etc.) Each family’s list will […]

Grass-fed beef: a costly mistake

More and more people are getting why grass-fed beef is a nutritionally superior and safer food over conventionally-raised, grain-fed, commercial beef. Locally grown, raised and processed, bought in bulk, is where you can usually find the best practices and prices. However, one thing that many fail to do ( and which I failed to do, […]