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Planning a Wedding During a Pandemic

With billions of people around the world blindsided by the life-altering impact of the global pandemic, those in the middle of planning their wedding are in good company. What already seemed like a monumental task to pull off has taken on new dimensions of difficulty—many couples at a loss for what to do going forward.…

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What is the difference between Vegetarian, Vegan, and Plant-Based Diet?

A vegetarian diet consists of not eating meat. They may eat dairy, eggs, and for some, they include fish in their diet. A vegan avoids all animal products, including dairy, eggs, and for some, will avoid honey. Strict vegans will avoid using all animal products such as leather goods, wool, and silk. A person on a plant-based diet…

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Eat Well, Spend Less: Things to Do in Your Kitchen Before You Leave

This month's Eat Well, Spend Less theme is summer menu planning, at home and while traveling. While the other participating bloggers are talking about food for airplane travel, hot-weather mealtime solutions, and more, I'm going to talk specifically about preparing your kitchen and pantry for your time away...and for your return. I don't know about…

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How Aldi is saving my grocery budget {$294.76 for 2 weeks of food for 8 people}

Over the past few years, as our family has grown and our kids have gotten bigger, our grocery budget has become a source of stress for me. We went from spending $100 a week to barely making $200 a week stretch far enough, and I found myself skimping constantly—using less meat, buying fewer snacks, running…

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Five Easy Ways to Serve Guests on a Special Diet

The following post is from Amy of Simply Sugar & Gluten-Free: I've been eating a gluten-free and refined sugar-free diet for over 9 years and to date.  Only two people aside from my husband have cooked meals for me that I can fully partake in. Am I upset about this? No. But, if everyone had…

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Evidence-based health benefits of magnesium – List of foods that have this mineral

The fourth most necessary mineral in human body is magnesium as it includes more than 600 cellular reactions from helping your muscles contract to make DNA. In spite of the necessity and vitality of this mineral, more than 70% of American adults and moms are never able to meet their regular intake of magnesium. Due…

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How we’re getting our eating habits back on track

Earlier this year, I shared that I was giving up the idea of "real food and only real food" because it had become an unhealthy stress for our family. For a while, we struck a balance that I was very comfortable with -- eating healthy foods most of the time with an occasional "cheat" product added…

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6 Easy and Connected Dinners for School Nights

The following post is from Shaina of Food for My Family and Olmanson Photography: I was reading Mandi's post about why meal planning doesn't always work last week and kept nodding my head in agreement. No matter how organized I am, I end up dropping the ball or having a terrible day where I didn't…

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