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The Costco must-buy items on our list that allow our small family (no, you don’t have to be feeding a crowd) to stock up on whole foods and eat healthy on a budget. I’m always curious about what other people buy at stores like Costco that have more…

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This main dish salad is so delicious, simple and inexpensive, it is definitely cottage-worthy! I used garden spinach, but even buying a bag for $1.50 or so it would still feed four people for well under $5 total. Gotta love it. And it’s so easy – just…

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Thank you so much for your feedback on the new site design that went live last week! I agreed with many of you that the light green links were too hard to see, so I switched them to purple. I’m still not sure they’re easy to see, though – let me know if I…

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Is gardening to save money possible? Here are ten tried-and-true, easy to grow vegetables, fruits, and herbs to get the most bang for your buck. One question I hear often is “does gardening really save money?” I have found that growing our own food is one…

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Hello friends! What a week around here – I hope yours was good. The big news this week is something you may have noticed (unless you’re reading in an email – click over to see what all the fuss is about) – AOC got a makeover (and so did the Three Things…

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Happy weekend! We’re firmly in the grips of January weather here (ice last week, 19 degrees this week – 2 hrs north in Portland they have record snow) and I know many of you are, too. How do you deal with it – curl up and read? Bundle up and walk/ski?…

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Streamline your cooking with these essential tools knives and gadgets you’ll want to have (or give as welcomed gifts) for making healthy food at home. So, what small tools are really essential in a scratch cooking, eat-in kitchen? We know there are…

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This recipe for make-ahead overnight scrambled eggs with spinach and cheese is a great way to have a delicious protein-rich breakfast ready when you want. It’s here! After talking about this wonderful make ahead egg dish whenever I mention our family’s…

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Happy first full weekend of 2017! I hope you have some great things planned – even if it’s just hanging out with your people (that’s my plan!). Our New Years was pretty quiet, too, which is just how we like it. As a follow-up to last week’s best of Three…

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The top books read in 2016 from my total list of 36 – 5 favorites and 2 more that I couldn’t leave off the list, plus what books are on my list for early 2017. Guys, I read a total of 36 books in 2016 – that’s about 3 a month! While that may not […]
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