Recipe: Whole-Wheat Macaroni and Cheese

Whole Wheat Macaroni and Cheese from 100 Days of Real Food

This recipe truly doesn’t take much more time than it would to make the highly processed macaroni out of a blue box. Don’t expect the same flavor as the factory made stuff though because it […]

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Budget Day 72: Hosting the Holidays

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It’s been a little bit of a challenge to track our real food budget over the Christmas holiday…especially since we hosted this year. I tell you what, I already felt like our real food diet […]

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Recipe: Homemade Cream of Mushroom Soup

Cream of Mushroom Soup Used in Casserole from 100 Days of Real Food

I don’t know about you, but before we switched over to “real food” we used to make quite a few recipes that called for canned cream of mushroom soup. With over a dozen ingredients (including […]

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Budget Day 63: Call Me Scrooge


I already find it challenging to keep my children’s intake of sweets to a minimum on a regular basis, but during the month of December? It is almost downright impossible to keep things under control. […]

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Budget Day 59: Complete Waste of Time

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It is very important to me that I am efficient…always. I like to put things away in the most optimal order so I don’t backtrack. I often multitask to get things done faster. I like […]

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Budget Day 57: Baby, It’s Cold Outside

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I don’t know about you, but we are FREEZING here in Charlotte. Literally, freezing. At the bus stop in the mornings we’ve been experiencing unseasonably cold temps down in the teens, which is hard to […]

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Budget Day 52: Back to the Grind


Okay, so I am totally still in vacation mode and was feeling way too lazy to come up with an exciting dinner plan for the week. I actually barely came up with a plan at […]

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Special Report: Trip to Argentina

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We made it back home safe and sound! And while it was of course nice to return to the comforts of home and reunite with our children, we very much enjoyed our time away. Argentina […]

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