Monthly Archives: August 2012

A Cashier’s Rant

Usually, I actually like my job. We have a lot of regular customers. Some, I know by name, and they even recognize me away from the store. But of course, you can’t please everyone all of the time. Today was … Continue reading

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Allergic to the Modern World

diglycerides monoglycerides Polysorbate 60 Sodium Metabisulphite Sulphurdioxide Mononitrates Monosodium glutamate Disodium phosphate Disodium inoinate Disodium guanylate Looks like a shopping list for chemistry lab, doesn’t it? These are actually all food addatives… and despite being approved by the FDA, I … Continue reading

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Cheap Meals, Stretching the Grocery Budget

This post has its origins in a  Face Book conversation. A friend of mine nearly had a heart attack when she looked at her bill for one week’s worth of food. She needed help. A bunch of us stepped up to … Continue reading

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First Post..sorry it’s political

I’ve never really considered blogging before. Social Media pages, where my far-flung friends and family could keep up with what was going on; sure. But blogging? Who wants to hear what I have to say? But right now, I have … Continue reading

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