I have a Vita Mix which is quite expensive, however, I feel that it is worth every penny. I make my own peanut butter with honey roasted peanuts. Just roastedpeanuts; no partially hydrogenated oils in it, and my family loves it.
Before taking a shower, turn the water knob to "hot" and fill a clean gallon bucket with water until the water turns hot. You won't have to waste the cold water. Use it to water plants instead of the drain..
Take small steps in changing your diet. Start with eliminating one thing at a time. After awhile, you'll get used to not having it in your diet.
In these hard times, it's hard to stay positive. Focus on what you have; take a look around you and see the great things in life. Don't take things for granted. Enjoy every day of your life and never give in to the negative!
see a coin on the ground? Pick it up; don't be embarrassed. Every penny counts. Save it for the rainy day fund!!
Mix oatmeal, drained tofu, canned salmon, and sauce; use an ice cream scoop to scoop the ingredients into a plastic wrap, shape the ingredients into a flat patty, and freeze. 90 seconds on one side, flip over, and 90 seconds on the other side in the microwave. Eat with rice or as a sandwich.