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    Thank you so much for sharing that. I found it very fascinating and will be following her story.

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    Thanks for the link! I will start following her story, it sounds interesting.
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    Thanks for sharing this. I will be following it along as well. I checked some of the older posts and I was shocked but more impressed that they aren't eating poorly for sure. Whole fruit, grains, meats etc. are all certainly healthy eating and on top of that they are being purchased at the farmers market or a reputable store. The key thing that I found absolutely awesome, you didn't see every meal consisting of a boxed, over-processed, convenient food.

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    That's very neat.

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    Hmm interesting. I'm going to follow on that one and see how it shapes up.
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    Thanks, I will be checking it out!

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    Wow, its quite interesting. I haven't read all of the posts, but it has me thinking about how much I spend on food & what I'm getting for my money.


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    I read a little earlier and it left me thinking about some stuff. One thing is that sometimes we just make our food too complicated...sauces and extras if we had just gotten simple, good food we'd do better (money and health). I'm guilty of this myself. Another thing I thought about is portion size. Reading about her black beans and rice made me realize I eat way too much of the "bad" stuff and not nearly enough of the "good" stuff.

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    It reminds me of when I was in university and would literally have $7 to get groceries for the week. I had a pantry of seasonings and items like flour/sugar/salt etc (purchased earlier in the semester so I was better off pantry-wise than she is) but the meals I ended up eating were very similar to what she's eating. At the time I felt absolutely destitute (and started my brief love affair with the credit card because of it) but I'm wondering if I could manage it better this time around.

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    Thanks for posting; I'll be following her blog.

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    Thanks for the site. I'll be checking it out.
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    The way she is doing it makes a heck of lot more sense than the way others have done this. Thanks for posting it!
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    I wish I could do this but the husband would enjoy that...lol. I'm definetly going to be reading this!
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