Trader Joes

15 Dec 18

Easy butternut squash soup– creamy and comforting deliciousness in a bowl! The Finest Butternut Squash Soup Dish This simple homemade butternut soup is so flavorful and so simple to prepare, you’ll discover yourself wishing to make it over and over again! Each year when the weather condition turns cooler and the leaves start to fall […]

15 Dec 18
Penny Saving Style

Christmas is one of my favorite holidays. It is so much fun to be with family and to celebrate. In the midst of this holiday though, it can be easy to forget what Christmas is actually all about. Christmas is actually about Christ being born and that can get lost in the materialistic world that […]

15 Dec 18
Beautycounter

Known for her whimsical designs, we love how Holly Vesecky, co-owner of Hollyflora, gets inspired by nature with all of her arrangements. She recently created the florals for our simple, sustainable gathering and we loved them so much, we had to get the full scoop. Here, Holly shares her tips for buying flowers on a […]

14 Dec 18
ProducePromoter

I saw some great Produce promotions when I was out and about in the Dayton area yesterday. Brussels spouts stalks at Trader Joes for $3.99.  The last of the “Holiday” grapes, beautiful bulk displays of mushrooms, tomatoes and “Holiday” pears at Dorothy Lane WSQ. Michigan Honeycrisp apples at Fresh Thyme Farmers Market for 99c.

14 Dec 18
Truth Serum Talk

Did you miss this week’s episode on Truth Serum Talk? If so, shame on you! Well here’s a little recap but not all the deets because we still want you to watch! This week’s discussion was about the easily offended. Doesn’t it just seem like the world is becoming overly sensitive? Well Sunny and guest […]

14 Dec 18
Cryptocurrency & Blockchain News

Blockchain and crypto projects that raised millions of dollars via tokenized crowdfunding means are now lining up to return their capital to their original investors. Because apparently, they were not allowed to raise funds in the first place. The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has gone after these startups for reportedly violating existing securities laws. The […]

14 Dec 18
Dinner with the Duffys

For those of you who follow along on Instagram, you know I’m really trying to watch what I’m putting into my mouth for the next two weeks.  I have seriously overindulged and my body has started to revolt.  The other night I thought I was having chest pains but turns out it was only indigestion. […]

14 Dec 18
An Airmans Wife

YOU GUYS. Yesterday evening I was running errands with the boys, Trader Joes and Target- our typical stops. Then as we are driving home my phone rang, I  grabbed it and sure enough it said “Hubby”! I screamed to Bentley in the backseat “ITS DADDY!!!” I always am anticipating a phone call from him but […]

14 Dec 18
Body Transformation Guide

Whole Food Plant Based Diet on a Budget: Pinch Pennies Not Veggies Is it possible to live on a budget and eat healthily on a whole food plant based diet?  Yes, it is possible to enjoy a great whole food plant-based diet on a budget. Many people assume that moving to a vegan or vegetarian diet is more […]

14 Dec 18
the hopeful wanderers

I have suddenly begun to realize that the week days of “Mommy and Liam time” are about to come to an end. Our trips to Trader Joes on Monday where he tells me what I should buy and shouts his list of demands as I roam the aisles. Our rides around town running errands where he […]

13 Dec 18
Archy news nety

PETCO sta chiudendo sul Santa Barbara Eastside creando un'apertura combinata di siti vacanti nel Plaza Santa Barbara di circa 20.000 metri quadrati. (John Palminteri / KEYT.com) PETCO sta chiudendo sul Santa Barbara Eastside creando un'apertura combinata di siti vacanti nel Plaza Santa Barbara di circa 20.000 metri quadrati. (John Palminteri / KEYT.com) SANTA BARBARA, California […]

13 Dec 18
Recipes for My Friends

  1lb  kale, or other hardy greens (collards, chard, etc.) 1T olive oil 1 medium onion, minced 2 garlic cloves, minced 16oz tofu, drained and crumbled 1T lemon juice 1t salt 1/4t pepper pinch nutmeg 16oz pkg phyllo dough (the Traders Joes brand seems to be vegan–it’s in the freezer section, near the other pre-made […]

13 Dec 18
Lets Go Somewhere, McKinney

One of my favorite traditions for Christmas is pancakes for breakfast. If you read our previous blog, you know that my grandma used to make me Mickey Mouse pancakes on Christmas morning. With my new eating habits, I can’t have the delicious Bisquick pancakes that my grandma used to make for me but that doesn’t […]

13 Dec 18
Good Everything

So if you haven’t switched to reusable shopping bags yet, do it now! Because I promise, you can–and it feels good.
But beyond reusable shopping bags – we’ve rounded up six other everyday changes we can all make to further reduce our environmental footprint:

13 Dec 18
Becky Patterson's Blog

I jokingly call hummus the “lifeblood of vegans” As recipe creator, I appreciate how VERSATILE hummus can be — lending itself to all kinds of flavors or fun concoctions. For example, I used it to make a “cheese” in the Malta Melt (from the Shortcut to Slim Blueprint) I’ve also used hummus to make an […]

13 Dec 18
Chelsea Emily

Who says you can’t have “egg nog” all year round?!  This smoothie is way to good to not add to my list of breakfast smoothies!  The best part?  There is no egg in this egg nog, because it is 100% vegan 🙂  It has just enough sweetness to have for dessert but has a good […]