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Does It Cost More to Eat Healthy?

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In a word, no. I know some of you may not agree, but let me explain. Eating healthy does not always have to cost more, but it also depends on where you shop and what you buy. From my experience, eating healthy can actually cost about the same as eating non-healthy food.

There have been plenty of times when I’ve heard people say, “Healthy food is too expensive! I just don’t have ...

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Money Smart – Here Comes Honey Boo Boo

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Have you all seen the show Here Comes Honey Boo Boo? It documents the life of rambunctious child pageant star, Alana Thompson (a.k.a. Honey Boo Boo Child), and her equally “energetic” family in rural Georgia.

Alana is known for her larger-than-life personality and her famous one-liners, including “A Dolla Makes Me Holla” and “You Better Redneck-ognize”!

I’m a little bit embarrassed to admit this, but I’ve actually seen all of the episodes. For some reason, I ...

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Free Water

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We can all agree that access to clean and drinkable water is a necessity of human life.  We have all heard the horror story of a friend of a friend who went to Mexico, drank the water and spent their entire vacation cooped up in the bathroom. In this scenario, the seed of mal-hydration has been planted. We then import this seed to the United States, and subsequently let it grow ...

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When’s a Deal a Deal?

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Groupon. LivingSocial. Yipit. Plum District. SlickDeals. HotDeals. Google Offers…

The internet seems to be increasingly littered with deal sites offering everything from BOGO (buy one, get one) deals at restaurants to discounts on teeth whitening. I’ve bought a few offers from some of these sites before, but only for restaurants or services I was planning on trying anyway.

The thing is this…you need to be very careful when making these types of purchases. ...

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Getting the Most Value Out of Your Vacation

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Ciao! My husband and I just got back from our trip to Italy, and let me just say, it was very hard to say arrivederci to such a beautiful country! I can certainly see why Italy is one of the world’s most popular travel destinations. The food, the wine, the history, the beauty…there’s just so much to love.

Even so, it’s good to be back home and jump back into my normal ...

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