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Free eBooks

I’ve decided to take a vacation from blogging until after the New Year. As a Thank You for your continued support of Real Food for Less Money, both of my eBooks are available at no charge and with no obligation until 9PM (Mountain) on January 4, 2013.  Expired.  You may purchase both eBooks by clicking this link. Be sure …

Book Review & Giveaway: Autoimmune The Cause and The Cure

1 in 31 people have an autoimmune disease. 75% of those affected are women(1). Annesse Brockley was one of those women. In 1992 Annesse’s health and life changed dramatically.  She went from full of energy to exhausted.  Soon new symptoms began to appear.  Eventually Annesse was given a diagnosis of Lupus.  In the years that followed Annesse …

Shop the Pantry First– My Method for Menu Planning

For the month of October, we’re focusing on tightening our belt and reducing our food costs. The main thing my family does to help with our food budget is menu planning. Close to 6 years ago I began meal planning.  At that time we were not eating a real foods diet. In fact, the entire …

5 Ways to Cut Down on Food Waste

Did you throw $6.23 in the garbage can today? According to the Natural Resources Defense Council’s food and agriculture program the average American family of four throws away the equivalent of $2275 annually in food (1).  That is $189.58 each month or $6.23 each day! Keeping food out of the garbage can will help with your food budget. …