Why I Feed My Family On Such a Small Budget

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Roasted Cauliflower Recipe

Chop cauliflower into chunks, toss in olive oil and pepper and roast at 400 degrees for 20 minutes or until lightly browned.

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Last night, as I was getting ready to make a pan of roasted cauliflower, I started to think about why I choose to feed my family on such a small budget.

I know I’m lucky in the fact that I do not have to do this.  My husband has a good job, and if I really wanted to, I could stop using coupons tomorrow and just pay full price for our groceries like the majority of families in America do.  But I don’t want to.  It seems silly to me.

Clipping coupons and getting up early to get the deal can be a pain in the arse, and at times there can be a lot of work involved in growing a garden, but saving money in groceries is my hobby, and I think it’s a good one to have.

Not paying full price for something, is empowering, and it makes me feel good.

And if someone thinks I’m a little weird for wanting to save food from the trash, or that I find it utterly amusing to barter with my neighbors, than so be it.  To each his own.

~ Mavis

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