This is part three of a three-part series on how we got out of debt and began the path to financial freedom. After nearly three years, we finally made the last debt payment in January 2019, and are now on the path to full financial independence…
Around this time of year, many people begin to experience some version of “winter blues”, and the clinical form is known as Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD). Seasonal depression, at its core, comes from light deprivation.
People with winter blues or SAD may experience decreased energy, needing more sleep than usual, cravings for sugar, starchy foods, or alcohol, and feeling blue or hopeless.
Here is a list of practical strategies to boost your mood through fall and winter.
Nearly half of the world’s food supply is wasted. Much of the groceries we buy end up spoiling before we use them. Read on to see my 5 tips for saving more money on food by never letting anything go to waste!
We often think digestion starts in the stomach, but it actually starts in the brain with sight, smell, or even thought of food. Read on to see my 10 tips for improving digestion (and getting more out of your grocery spend!) through mindful eating.
This is my version of the creamy tahini and lemon “Goddess” dressing that Annie’s made famous. Hat tip to my friend, Kat, who made her own version that was so delicious that I just had to replicate it!
We looooove kale chips in the Fotheringham household: they’re delicious, nutritious, and satisfying, and they provide a bit of salty, crunchy goodness in our lives without us having to resort to less healthy alternatives (I’m looking at you, soybean oil laden tortilla chips…). Plus, they provide a painless way for veggie-phobes and picky eaters to get more greens into their diet. The problem? They are ridiculously expensive when you buy them premade at the store (not to mention the ecological implications associated with the packaging, desiccant packs, etc.). Fortunately, they are super easy to make at home!