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What Whole30 Taught Me About Food, Friendship, and Finance

I decided to kick off 2017 and the last month of my 28th year by doing the Whole30.  I had just spent a week in the mountains drinking beer, and I really felt like my diet had spiraled over the last few months. I didn’t feel great and I wanted to go into 29 feeling fabulous.

So, I bought the Whole30 cookbook, followed a bunch of people on Instagram, and looked up a ton of recipes that included potatoes, veggies, and meat. DELICIOUS. By the end of the month, I had learned so much more than how to make 3,546 recipes featuring coconut oil.

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Build Your Resume As A Stay At Home Parent

You're a stay-at-home parent and you're ready to enter the work force. Maybe it's the first time. Maybe it's the first time in a long time. No matter what phase of your career development you're in, coming out of a stint at home can be daunting. What have you contributed? What have you learned? What skills could possibly translate to the workforce? How do you even update your resume? Fortunately, the answer to all of those questions is "A lot, actually!"

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Kroger vs Trader Joes: The Grocery Gauntlet

Any human that ever goes grocery shopping knows that grocery stores are cumbersome, expensive, and more than just a little bit unorganized. Why the precooked pizza dough is never near the sauce and pepperoni will forever plague me. But we've all been there: we've got the list but we overspend; we bring the kids but they lose their minds; we start with the best intentions but always end up going astray somewhere between the ice cream aisle and the beauty section. We're here to help you figure out which grocery store is best for you and your family.

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#upwardfamily: Meal Prep for Beginners

There are a few things I take seriously in my family: bed times, boxed wine, and meal prep. It used to consume a huge amount of my time, finding recipes and building grocery lists week after week. Because like most mothers, I force myself to parent on expert mode meaning no meal could be repeated within a 30 day time frame. Rational, I know. But times have changed, and meal prep has become automated. And it's time you automate too.

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5 Tips to Meal Prep Like a #BOSS

You've heard it a million times. Meal prepping is an incredible way to simplify your life and save you money; but, we gals at #upwardalways hope you will finally give it an earnest try.  It doesn't have to be a big, drawn out production, but it will make your life easier.

Here are a few tips to make it easy!

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