How to Eat Healthy Under Budget


Health can be easily linked with a great lifestyle, reduced stress and good eating habits. People spend hundreds of dollars trying to embrace the right choices. They spend on buying organic food items, vitamins and on gym memberships. If you are struggling to balance between your budget and right eating habits, you’ve come to the correct place.   You have to understand that eating healthy is not for the affluent portion of the population only. It is unfortunate that healthy food is often more expensive compared to junk food. If eating healthy is what you want but you are afraid…

One Easy Way To Reduce Food Costs


After years of eating too many of my meals out (and after many prods from the owner of this blog, who constantly made fun of me about it), I have become one of those guys who eats the majority of his food at home. And honestly, it was my own stupid fault. I didn't realize that cooking was ridiculously easy if you stick to the basics and have the internet explain things to you. Sure, I can't pickle a yam, but I can cook a decent chicken, steak, or meatball. Add some vegetables, and that's a meal. It takes mere minutes away…

What To Do with the Extra Produce from Your Garden


One of the best ways to enjoy fresh food is to grow a garden. There's plenty of fresh food to enjoy during the summer, and it doesn't cost very much when you grow it yourself. But what happens when you have extra produce? You don't want it to just rot. The good news is that you do have some options for making use of it. Here are some ideas for using the extra produce in your garden: Give It Away You don't have to just try to get rid of squash; you can give away other produce as well. Your…

Top tips to make your eco-home count


Have you looked at the news recently? If there isn’t a new war raging, a political sleaze scandal or a threat from some foreign entity you hadn’t heard of until now, there’s celebrity news to neutralise your panic. It’s all enough to make you feel so helpless in the world. But there’s one story that keeps popping up in the news, and it’s all the more terrifying because it might cause the actual end of the world. You guessed it – it’s climate change. But despite the panicked clamour from news headlines, this isn’t a story that has to leave you…

Basic Emergency Preparedness Tips


When natural disasters hit, or when extreme weather like the snowfall seen across the Eastern United States is seen, my thoughts turn to emergency preparedness. The proper emergency preparedness steps can help you save money in the long run, since you won't be as vulnerable to some of the costs and difficulties that can come with an emergency. When you are in the midst of an emergency, it's not the time to prepare. You need to be ready ahead of time. And if you do take the time to prepare little by little, you won't have to spend a lot…

3 Tips for Eating More Sustainably and Saving Money


One of the hang-ups that many people have about changing their habits to live more sustainably is that there is sometimes a financial cost. Indeed, boosting your sustainability sometimes means paying a little more up front, and this seems especially true when you are trying to eat in a way that is more sustainable and healthy. The good news is that you don't have to break the bank to eat more sustainably. Here are 3 tips that can help you reduce the impact your food has on the environment and save money to boot: 1. Look for Community Supported Agriculture…