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17 Strategies for Stashing Seasonal Produce in Your Freezer — Love Your Freezer | The Kitchn

17 Strategies for Stashing Seasonal Produce in Your Freezer — Love Your Freezer | The Kitchn.

How I Save on Groceries (without Coupons) – Letters from Sunnybrook

How I Save on Groceries (without Coupons) – Letters from Sunnybrook. This is a great rundown of how to cut your budget without coupons. One of the common things I see people holler… Continue reading

“And I love how you love the people as much as self .I love it how you want redistribution of the wealth”

Now this is my idea of a love song. Happy belated Valentine’s Day, folks. Yo, life and debt, light a cigarette smoke the stress Take a deep breath baby, let’s rearrange the mess… Continue reading

Weekend Links

A trove of read-worthy links relating to poverty and inequality. The Poor People’s Campaign: The little known protest MLK was planing when he died – The goal: to demand that President Lyndon B. Johnson… Continue reading

Recipe: Parsnip & Potato Hash

Parsnips are one of those root veggies people ask me about a lot. As in,”What are these and what do I do with them?” From what I gather, they are a staple in… Continue reading

What content would you like to see the most of on Poor as Folk?

Deep Breaths

No matter how many of those bad days are back to back, you need to remember this doesn’t represent the sum of your life. Speaking of taking a deep breath … this is… Continue reading

You ARE trying.

This ones for those of you who are tired of  being told you just need to try harder. Acknowledge to yourself how hard your trying and let this be the only standard to… Continue reading

“There needs to be people at the bottom.” and other things said about minimum wage jobs

If I go right now to Facebook and post an article about raising the minimum wage that points out why it’s impossible to live on current minimum wage, I could fill this Bingo… Continue reading