Without a shopping list, a casual trip to the grocery store can be a recipe for disaster. Sometimes, even with a list in hand, we still find ourselves in a state of confusion as we meander through the store.
Organizing your shopping list can smo... Read more
Whether you're overworked or just plain overstressed, time is valuable to all of us. When making a lifestyle change, it can easily seem overwhelming to include new habits like exercise and healthy eating into your jam-packed days. Between everyth... Read more
Conniving. Manipulative. Scheming. I’m not talking about your ex; I’m talking about your grocery store. On your next trip, be prepared to fight back against the tactics most supermarket chains use to get you to spend more money on "e... Read more
Have you ever experienced a feeling of sticker shock when the grocery store cashier announced your total? Do you wonder how such a large percentage of your paycheck fits into a few measly bags? Groceries are expensive, especially these days, when man... Read more
Diet advice is everywhere—in the newspaper, the new government guidelines, and on the SparkPeople site. "Limit sweets, cut down on sugary foods, and decrease consumption of refined carbohydrates," it says. So, bold words like &quo... Read more
Just wanted to share a little victory this week. I was able to reach my goal for burning calories this week! I was able to consistently go to the gym this week everyday Monday to Friday. That's a big deal for me. I'm feeling very motivated! :-)... Read more
Gained a pound this week. I'm almost done with week 2 of no junk food, and my cravings were bad so I ate other things to counter them. Lesson learned. Still struggling with my addiction, but I'll get there. One step at a time.... Read more
Got a little off track this past week. I've still continued to track everything though. I lost 11 lbs with SP and weighed in today. So far I've only gained 2 lbs back. Getting back on track asap. One mistake I made last time: not tracking my mistakes... Read more
To stay on a healhty eating track, I plan my own menus and make up my grocery list during the week. On Saturday I go shopping with my list and menu and stick with the healthy foods I have planned for the week. By having these with me I stay on trac... Read more
Impulse buying at the grocery store is a big problem for many of us. Not only does it sabotage our efforts to eat right, it also sabotages our budget as well. The unstable economy and holiday season provide great motivation for smarter grocery shoppi... Read more
You want to eat better, right? That's why I'm sharing my easy and often budget-friendly tips on how to eat healthfully. This is the first blog post in the series. Did you know that the path you follow in the grocery store could help you eat right and... Read more
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