How we save money on groceries

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Have you ever sat down to take a hard look at your budget to see what you can trim? Depending on your situation, you may not have much wiggle room in any of your budget categories. But there is almost always one you can manipulate: FOOD.  Continue reading “How we save money on groceries”

Five Reasons Marriage is Good for your Health



I can hardly believe that it has been four years ago today that Kevin and I said our “I do’s.”

"I Do"

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Why I’m {mostly} vegetarian.

Why I'm mostly vegetarian.



You may be wondering why I bother to explain. After all, there are plenty of vegetarian RDNs, along with non-vegetarian ones. It’s not like I am explaining a decision to subsist on earthworms (ewww).

There are a number of reasons a person might be vegetarian, and I would hate for you to assume that it is for attention-seeking measures if the only vegetarians you know are like that. Continue reading “Why I’m {mostly} vegetarian.”

Surviving Finals (Without Losing Sleep and Sanity)

Surviving Finals Without Losing Sleep and Sanity

It’s about time for finals, right? After Thanksgiving is that one last sprint, where you take a deep breath and try to zoom through the last few projects and some (terrifying) finals.

It sounds silly, but those finals seem like a huge insurmountable roadblock on the way to Christmas. You can make it though, and with the following tips you can ace your finals! Continue reading “Surviving Finals (Without Losing Sleep and Sanity)”

Enjoying the moment over break

5 tips for enjoying the moment over break

Ah, Thanksgiving break! If you aren’t home from college already, the only thing standing between you and Turkey Day is a couple of classes and the (hopefully safe) trip home. If you go to school locally, great! You are probably saving a chunk of money on room and board!

I have always lucked out with my birthday being near Thanksgiving break, especially when I was out of state for college. As lucky as I was getting to celebrate my birthday over break, I also kind of squandered the whole purpose of break. Freshman year I lugged my 200 pound Anatomy and Physiology textbook from Nebraska to Colorado, where I feverishly studied concepts I no longer remember. I repeated this foolishness through Christmas, spring break, and even summer vacation. For Three. Years.

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