Category Archives: Tips/Tricks

To receive or not to receive


You know — well, maybe you don’t. It’s not easy to decide to continue to receive help. On one hand, you feel like a mooch. Sure, everyone else is working as much as they can, some, just to survive — … Continue reading

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Greens are sooo tasty … and sooo good for you


One of the things that I’ve come to like through the SNAP program is greens. Yep, I’m sure you know what they are: collards, mustard, turnip. I already liked spinach and kale. We even had kale chips one weekend: you … Continue reading

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Presto! Chango! Pickled beets and frozen potatoes


I don’t like canned beets. (I know, I know, those are potatoes in the pic. I’ll get to them in a minute.) To me, they just taste plain bleh. I’ve never had fresh, out-of-the-garden beets, so I have no idea … Continue reading

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