Cooking Challenge Day 3 results: Blessed breakfast relief, and a lunch fail

Oh. My. Gawd. How amazing was it to wake up this morning and be able to eat immediately? It was MEGA amazing. I'm telling you, eating that bowl of granola cereal felt like a fucking vacation. Not because it was zomgtastey, or anything. I mean, it was — that granola is good. But it was just easy, and it gave me some time to relax in the morning. But lunch was a different story — actually, lunch was a similar story…


10 healthy eating hacks we use everyday

We have two growing boys who seem to shovel the food in their mouths most days. I'm not sure if you know this, but growing boys eat. They are also grazers. They like to graze through out the day so we have to supply them with healthy snacks otherwise they will graze upon whatever is available. Candy, sour milk, stale cookies they find hiding in the couch cushions, literally anything. So instead of letting them scavenge the couch cushions for breakfast, I've found that with a little prep work after a big shopping trip can be worth it.


Budget hacks for when you're "broke as a joke"

I recently left a job that was making me miserable in favor of going to school to pursue my lifelong dream. The result has cut my family's income by about 50%. With the life hacks we had in place, paired with new life hacks, we are keeping our heads above water and still keeping the smiles on our faces.