Spend less money on groceries and more time with your family!

This blog is written by our staff who live throughout the state of Maine. They write tips for shopping, cooking, and eating healthy on a budget. Whether you are from Kittery, Fort Kent, or anywhere in between, you will find something useful to help you and your family live healthier lifestyles.

Posts By: Cera Catron

Easter Baskets: Low-Cost, Non-Food Ideas

With Easter coming up this weekend, many of us are still finalizing Easter plans. If you are still searching for Easter basket ideas, this blog is here to help with a fresh approach to the tradition. Easter baskets are usually stuffed with sugar-rich chocolates and candy. But we’re hoping to enhance your Easter traditions with inexpensive… Read more »

An Irish Recipe, Tested

Today is St. Patrick’s Day, a day of celebration of Irish history and culture. As food is a building block of every culture, I felt inspired to try out a traditional Irish recipe I found on the Maine SNAP-Ed website. Colcannon is a dish made from potatoes with either cabbage or kale and other vegetables… Read more »