Tag Archive: EBT

Q: Will people be able to buy beer and cigarettes with food stamps starting Jan 2015?

A : Nope. It’s really that simple of an answer. Nah,nope,not happening. It’s a rumor started among Conservative punditry. That’s it. The end. Now, I’ve also been asked to talk about this meme… Continue reading

Shopping at the Farmers’ Market with Food Stamps

I love my Farmers’ Market but for various reasons, we had only made it once or twice all summer long. Those two trips happened to fall on the Wednesday before our Food Stamp… Continue reading

What Can & Can’t Be Bought With Food Stamps & An EBT Card

  Infographic source unknown. Someone sent it to me from Pinterest. This infographic is a good rough guide to what you can and can’t buy with SNAP. I have a huge gripe with… Continue reading

Looking for Jamaican family to adopt. I’d like to send them some food I bought with my food stamps.

I wasn’t even going to mention this but now Mike Huckabee had to make everyone crazy by saying something.I strongly dislike Mike Huckabee and wish he would just go be a preacher in… Continue reading

Why “Grow Your Own Food!” Might Not Be So Easy For Poor People -Part 2

After publishing my last post about obstacles to gardening when you’re poor, I realized there were maybe one or two points I missed…but then I read my emails and discovered there was more… Continue reading

Why “Grow Your Own Food!” Might Not Be So Easy For Poor People -Part 1

It seems pretty simple. Having a hard time eating? “Grow your own food!”, they say. “They” are usually well meaning and coming from a place of only good intentions, otherwise I’d be whipping… Continue reading