Your Utility Company Can Help You Save on Energy

I often see jaws drop when I am invited to speak about energy costs and I confidently state, “Your best ally for saving on energy costs is your utility provider.” People often see the utility company as the “bad guy”, the large behemoth, sending them an unbelievably large bill every month and then gobbling up … Read moreYour Utility Company Can Help You Save on Energy

5 Delicious Ways to Use Fresh Spring Asparagus

Every spring I wait with great anticipation for fresh asparagus. This tender, glorious harbinger of spring is, to put it very simply, delicious. Here are five recipes, each featuring asparagus. What’s so great about asparagus? Classified as a member of the lily family, asparagus is rich in folate, vitamin K, potassium, and vitamins A and … Read more5 Delicious Ways to Use Fresh Spring Asparagus

How Inexpensive Leafy Greens Help Support Good Health

I often affectionately refer to the spring growing season as “salad days”. Leafy greens absolutely love the moderate temperatures and sometimes seem to grow several inches in just one day. Whether you shop at your local grocer, the farmer’s market, or (like me) have a membership in a local CSA, right now you’ll find a … Read moreHow Inexpensive Leafy Greens Help Support Good Health

How to Save Money on Groceries During a Pandemic

As many have noticed, grocery shopping has changed dramatically in the past three months. Prices have risen at least ten percent, there are still limits on quantities, and there are fewer super-low-priced specials. If your budget is being stretched to the limit, then you are certainly not alone. Mine is, too. The honest truth is, … Read moreHow to Save Money on Groceries During a Pandemic