Monthly Archive: December, 2013

Cloth Diapering & Low Income Families

Awhile back, I read about the results of a Yale study that examined low income women and how poverty affected their mental health. One of the neat tidbits that came out was that… Continue reading

ICYMI: The end of unemployment benefits, handling food waste,broke systems that create poverty (SSDD)….

Food & Recipes Video Report: An Oasis in a Food Desert | BillMoyers.combillmoyers.com Take a look inside America’s first nonprofit grocery store, which is bringing fresh food to a struggling community in Pennsylvania.-The… Continue reading

Low fat Tuna and potato fish cakes

Originally posted on Daily Dose of Fresh:
Boy, oh boy! These Tuna and potato fish cakes will blow your mind. This is a family favourite that I often make for lunch. It is…

TAKE ACTION on the “King Amendment” to the Farm Bill

Originally posted on WestDeltaGirl's Blog:
TAKE Action on the “King Amendment” Contact your Senators and US Representative and tell them not to allow the “King Amendment” in the Farm Bill. This is…

ICYMI: Lots of low income & food stamp budget friendly recipe links

A round up of the stuff you may have missed this past week.   Food & Recipes How to get kids to eat vegetables | No Ordinary Homestead -I used to be a pre-school… Continue reading

Please Excuse Davontaye, He Suffers From Povertenza

Originally posted on Our Legaci:
Dear Judge, I know that Davontaye’s actions caused the deaths of four people. But please don’t give him life in prison. He suffers from Povertenza. You may not…

Sharing is caring…so don’t donate to The Salvation Army.

I’ve been telling people for years, “Please don’t put money in those red Salvation Army kettles.” It had nothing to do with that hateful Salvation Army rep who proclaimed that gays deserve to… Continue reading

All the things you might have missed- 12/2-12/8/2013

Ok, let’s try this. A link digest of all the Facebook posts  from the past week, all in one handy place. Facebook’s super annoying “algorithm”  keeps fewer people from seeing the Poor as… Continue reading

Remembering Chris Keith, aka “The Adventures of a Thrifty Mama”

I “met” Chris through my Facebook page for my personal blog crazy dumbsaint of the mind and I in turn become a fan of her blog Adventures of a Thrifty Mama in the City… Continue reading

Poverty Lit: “There is something about poverty that smells like death.”…