Monday, December 30, 2013

What I'm Lovin'

Fresh produce. 

We live in an area where fresh produce is bountiful most of the time.

When I can't get to the local farmers market, then I head to Growers Outlet not too far from my house.  And they never disappoint.

I stock up on fruits and veggies at a fraction of the cost of the local supermarket AND they are fresh from the local fields.  Not shipped cross country, sitting in truck or warehouse days on end, packed in boxes, covered in wax, etc.  When not from the local area farms, they clearly show where they are from and again, typically not very far away.  I stopped in this past week on my way home from work and bought all my fruits/veggies for the week for $14.51!  I would have spent at least twice that much I am certain at the regular store.  If you are local, you should try them out!

Healthy Snacks.

Heard of Naturebox?  I signed on with them about 6 months ago.  Each month for $19.95 I receive a box of 5 different snacks.  Delicious and healthier snacks delivered to my door.  At this point, I have tried the bulk of their snacks and must say that I have not found a snack that I have not liked yet.  What a great way to start the New Year.  Healthier snacks, healthier you!

The New Year.

Out with the old, in the with the new.  This year has been tough for our family to say the least.  I will be glad when it is over.  If you have been following my blog you know that I changed jobs in February (after 17 years at my old company so this was no easy transition), Grandma passed away in May and then Uncle Mike passed away in November.  And more recent my mothers apartment back east burnt down.  She was able to get herself out and her dogs but had a few burns that she is being treated for.  She lost all of her possessions but I am thankful that she is alright.  She is staying with my brother and his family back east until she gets back on her feet. Talk about ending the year with a bang right.  I know there are a few days left so perhaps I should not tempt fate.

What are you lovin'?  

Full Disclosure:  Link to Naturebox provides me a credit towards my next purchase of a Naturebox should you sign up for the service.  Thank you.


  1. I have lived here for almost 14 years and I never knew about growers outlet. Will check that out. Thanks for sharing link. you have had a rough year so sorry it's been such a difficult one. Praise the Lord your mom is ok.

    1. You should def try Growers especially on the off season of Farmers Markets, CSA's etc...I promise you will not be disappointed. Thanks for stopping by and reading my blog.

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  3. I love being with my family during holiday. I'm loving reading new books. I'm loving blogging these days. and so much more. By best new year wishes to you this holiday. May you keep loving what you're lovin' :)

    Marilyn @

    1. What books are you reading these days? I am putting together my book list for the year. Not a New Years Resolution but a goal is to read more books this year. Hope you had a great holiday with your family. Thanks for stopping by my blog!


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