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January 2018

When My Self Care Became Soul Care

I have a confession to make. I am obsessed with self improvement. If there’s a part of me I can make better, I want to know how. New book on improving household finances? I’m putting a hold on it at the library. Webinar about how to be a more mindful parent? You betcha! Conference to help women find more balance in their busy lives? I’m there. In fact, that is

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Doing This One Thing Saved Me $300 In Groceries Each Month

I used to spend way too much money on feeding my family. For a family of two adults and one child, I would spend close to $700 every month on food, not including eating out. When our second child came along, I spent closer to $800 to stock up on prepackaged baby food and snacks. These are convenience items that really should be considered a luxury purchase, rather than a

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