gift idea #9, Meal Prep, My walking stats and christmas songs

Since I don’t want to bombard my email followers with more than one post in a day I guess I will have more than one topic in a post. This morning was super cold, again. So, I decided to do some meal prep to reduce waste of some food that was going to go bad. […]

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Gift Ideas 3 and 4 for people with ckd, plus my weekly meal plan

I totally forgot to post gift ideas #3 yesterday, so I today I will do 3 and 4. Before I get to that I want to mention that today was grocery day. I really do quite hate grocery shopping, lol, and I hate going to various stores to get the better deals. I can tell […]

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14 days of gratitude: day 13 and Low carb thanksgiving options

Happy almost Turkey Day! The weather is still amazing here in Florida with warm days and cool nights. Today, I am grateful for awesome friends who enjoy nature as much as me. This morning I drove almost an hour to visit Payne’s Prairie, which is a Florida state park just outside of Gainesville. I had […]

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Holy Chicken!

I watched this video last night after researching some more food topics for my teen for her upcoming Nutrition course. Just to note, we eat meat in my house. I don’t eat much, my husband loves it, and my daughter loves chicken. Mostly chicken breast, or hamburger meat. Did you know hamburger meat is the […]

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$25 dollar save a lot food challenge! What did we buy?

I finally got my car back at 3 PM today. In the images below you can see everything we bought, plus the receipt. I crossed the two items that were not part of food, and the total came to 25.42. Now, if you didn’t need milk, or creamer, it would have added 5 more dollars […]

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food challenge menu!

So, today was supposed to be the day we went to Save A Lot to do our shopping for the 25 dollar food challenge. But, today is a give me lemons kind of day. Every Tuesday we volunteer at an animal rescue. Today, on the way there, about 1.5 miles away, my tire blew out. […]

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health buddy updates!

I have a few updates for all of my awesome readers! 1- The food budget challenge will run from Tuesday to Monday, not Thursday to Wednesday. All other rules apply. Tomorrow will be the start of the first food budget challenge. Yesterday, my daughter and I did inventory of what we already had on hand […]

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$25 dollar food Challenge for 3 people!

This is my first food challenge. It will be for 3 people, 2 adults and one teenager. Now, I must say a few things before I lay out the rules. 1- I am low carb eating. That does not mean Keto. I am not Keto. I have CKD and Keto can be very dangerous. Low […]

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Burger Fervor

OK, fervor may not be the correct word in this context, but it sounds cool, lol. August 27th is National Burger Day! Hamburgers are a huge part of the American food culture. But, apparently it is a global food item. The video below will show a quick and unique history of the Hamburger. If you […]

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Sweet, Sweet Basil!

Happy Sunday, everyone! I hope all is well with my readers. Today is Self Care Sunday. So, why am I talking about Basil? Well for a couple of reasons. One, part of self care is eating good nutritious foods. Two, also part of self care is relaxation and self confidence. Both of these can come […]

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