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Green Groceries

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Good evening! I had a very green grocery trip today! 4 organic kale (I stock up because our grocery store is often out of organic kale for days) Swiss Chard (first time ever buying this!) 2 cukes (on sale- 89 cents each) Nature’s Path Heritage O’s (on sale for $6.99) Almond Breeze in Original Almond […]

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Homemade Crack Down

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Good morning! First up, a bit of OSG house keeping this morning: 1) Don’t forget to check out my wedding recap posts. The rehearsal, Part 1, Part 2, Part 3, and Part 4 are all up for your viewing pleasure. ;) 2) I also updated the Green Monster Movement website with new reader recipes. 3) […]

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How To Eat Healthy On A Budget

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I was watching The View the other day because they had a segment on that caught my eye- How To Eat Healthy On A Budget. The tips were given by Joy Bauer. This is right up my alley as I have been making huge cutbacks to our grocery bills for the past few months. I […]

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How To Save Money On Your Grocery Bill

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Recently, I have received emails from readers asking me tips for saving money on food, especially when buying organic items. Over the years, I have gradually shifted to buying organic products whenever possible because I believe it is an investment in my health and the environment. Obviously, the downside to buying organic and high-quality foods […]

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How To Simplify Your Life

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Do you ever get those moments where you are struck by a lightening bolt of inspiration to purge all unnecessary belongings? Last night was one of those nights for me. After realizing that Spring would be coming to an abrupt end in 8 days, I decided it was now or never for my annual Spring […]

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I’m Sixteen Again

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Hello :) Remember last Saturday, when I had high hopes for my day off and the day ended up being kind of a dud? Well, today surely made up for it! The stars must have aligned perfectly in the sky, because my day was Perfect with a capitol P. After my amazing breakfast, I hit […]

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It’s All About The Crunch

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Our grocery shop this week was high in veggies and fruit! Meat was no where to be found much to Eric’s chagrin. The new rules are if he wants meat he has to cook it. And since he is lazy in the kitchen, he has simply stopped buying it. lol.   Another new fruit for […]

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It’s Almost Time To Partee!

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Good morning! Wow did yesterday ever fly by. I spent about 8 hours cleaning and prepping for the party today! It felt so good to get everything done ahead of time though. Now today all I have to do is throw the stuff into the oven/crockpot and I’m basically laughing! :) We had crazy rain […]

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My Grocery Trip: 2

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Hey guys! Back from our errands today :) Whew. We went to this farm shop, but it was closed so that was a bit disappointing! I’ll have to go another day. We went into town and got some great goodies: The loot: bottom, left to right Organic Kale (my first time trying!!) Avacado Lemon, Choco, […]

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Now I Am Whole

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It was as if everything in my life up to this point was somehow meaningless when we drove up to Whole Foods!!!!!!!!! I was screaming at Eric, “WE’RE HERE!!!!!!!!!! OMG that looks just like all the pictures that I’ve seen on blogs!!!” lol We walked in the doors and I immediately saw all the samples […]

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