Livin' la vida Pobre Blog at Allrecipes.com (8/2010)

Livin' la vida Pobre

 
Aug. 19, 2010 2:10 pm 
Updated: Sep. 2, 2010 7:41 pm
AR is a little bit anonymous for me, so I wanted to let you into my life.  Feel free to share your story too! My name is Rebecca I'm 31 years old. I have three kids, two dogs, and one husband--all boys I have zero sanity. I grew up in Astoria, Oregon and now live in the Godforsaken… MORE
 
 
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Aug. 17, 2010 11:16 am 
Updated: Aug. 20, 2010 2:11 pm
Because I usually buy what's on sale at the grocery store and plan my menus after the shopping is done, I often find myself purchasing meat, produce etc. with no ideas about what I'm going to do with it.  I LOVE AR's ingredient search feature.  This is also especially helpful when the pantry… MORE
 
 
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Aug. 12, 2010 10:36 am 
Updated: Aug. 23, 2010 5:14 pm
My husband calls me a food hoarder.  I'm not one of those people that you see on the show "Hoarders" that doesn't throw away yogurt unless it's so full of bacteria that the lid blows off, or holds on to a pumpkin until it's nothing but a puddle of moldy ooze.  No, no, I'm not that… MORE
 
 
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Aug. 9, 2010 8:05 am 
Updated: Aug. 25, 2010 7:26 am
Very interesting responses to my last blog about my month without Walmart.  I saw lots of differing opinions, but the majority of the responses echoed my own opinions--Walmart really isn't a great deal after all, and what you save in money you will sacrifice in quality.  I had to giggle at… MORE
 
 
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Aug. 5, 2010 3:01 pm 
Updated: Aug. 25, 2010 11:33 am
I didn't make it quite a month, only 29 days, but it was an eye-opening experience.  Last month I wrote a blog about my Walmart wake-up call.  I had started shopping there a couple of years ago because I always shop with my kids, and it made sense to buy everything in one place instead of… MORE
 
 
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My4NonBlondes

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Astoria, Oregon, USA
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Leesburg, Georgia, USA

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Mar. 2003

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Baking, Slow Cooking, Mexican, Italian, Southern, Healthy, Vegetarian

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