Eating Clean and Good Food Made Simple

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By now, you already probably know a lot about what ingredients are BAD in processed foods. Maybe you don’t have a PHD in nutrition, but you consider yourself well-versed in all the latest health information. Maybe you are even a label-reader. Kudos to you! We read labels at the Bee hive. Our teens are even […]

BlogHer Food 2013 – A Delicous Recap

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I’m not sure I knew what to expect from a BlogHer Food conference, but I was certainly not underwhelmed. Having been to six or seven other blogging conferences, I was impressed that this one had so much to offer. Bonus: It was practically in my back yard – in Austin, Texas. It helps when you […]

Bountiful Baskets – More Groceries For Less

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One of the most difficult things about living on one income is the increase in the cost of groceries and gas over the past decade. We have been homeschooling since 2001, and have felt inflation chip deeper and deeper in to our monthly budget. I used to go to the store and get whatever we […]

First Experience with Isis Mobile Wallet

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I mentioned a week ago that I got a new phone – an android phone – from AT&T. They wanted to let a few bloggers try the wallet-free payment system called Isis that is being advertised all over town. Apparently Austin and Salt Lake City are the start-up cities, and we live relatively close to […]

Flat Stanley Friends Visit Texas and a Field Trip To HEB

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Over a year ago, my friend Angela sent me some flatties (flat laminated images of their family members inspired by Flat Stanley) to take a little Texas adventure with our crew. We had high hopes of taking them to the Capitol Building, the Texas History Museum, the Texas-shaped corn maze in Marble Falls at Sweet […]