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Fulton Fresh celebrates end of 2012 season

Fulton Fresh celebrates end of 2012 season

ATLANTA -- Fulton County Cooperative Extension will celebrate the end of the second season of the Fulton Fresh Mobile Farmer’s Market on Wednesday, September 12th at the Shrine of the Black Madonna located at 946 Ralph David Abernathy Blvd., SW, Atlanta, GA 30310 from 10:00 am – 11:30 am.  

Fulton County Cooperative Extension, in an effort to address health disparities, began the Fulton Fresh Mobile Farmer’s Market Program in 2011.  Fulton County residents living in “food deserts." areas with limited access to mainstream grocery stores, are able to get fresh vegetables and nutrition education from the Fulton Fresh mobile units.

In response to public demand, the program added an additional mobile unit to reach more communities.  The Fulton Fresh Mobile Farmer’s Market trucks delivered an estimated 8 tons of fresh produce to more than 1,800 residents living in 12 areas identified as food deserts.   In 2011, Fulton Fresh provided

Seniors to learn how to shop and eat healthy on a budget

Seniors to learn how to shop and eat healthy on a budget

FULTON COUNTY -- The Fulton County Housing and Human Services Office of Aging’s East Point NORC (Naturally Occurring Retirement Community) and Georgia State University nutrition students will teach seniors how to shop and eat healthy on a budget.  The workshop will be held at 11:00 a,m. on Wednesday, September 12, 2012, at Peachtree Christian Church inside the chapel.  The church is located at 1706 Washington Road in East Point, GA 30344.  The workshop will cover topics such as:

• Healthy eating
• Food budgets for singles and couples
• Maximizing leftovers
• Reducing Food Waste
• Strategies for stretching your food dollar

A healthy snack will be provided for those seniors who would like to attend and lots of information about healthy eating strategies will be shared.  For more information, contact Leslie Bridges at 404-762-2094.

Savings Nation: Couponing Basics (a coupon class)

Savings Nation: Couponing Basics (a coupon class)

Gas Prices are almost $4.00/ gallon what if I told you that its not affecting me as much as you would think? Why? Cause I feed my family on $35 a week through not only sales, coupons but also meal planning. Would you like to learn how you can cut your family grocery budget in half? 

 

 

Pretty Frugal Diva’sCoupon Class

 

Georgia resumes annual Back-to-School tax free holiday

Georgia resumes annual Back-to-School tax free holiday

ATLANTA (AP) - Georgia is offering parents a tax holiday on back-to-school goods for the first time since 2009.

The state will temporarily suspend its collection of the sales tax on Aug. 10-11 for general school supplies, some clothing and computers and computer accessories.

Back to School Deals Week of 7\8 - 7\14

Back to School Deals Week of 7\8 - 7\14

Here are some of this weeks best back to school deals. I will be posting every Tuesday deals from Major Atlanta stores to help you get ready for the hoilday. To see a complete list of all the back to school deals check out Pretty Frugal Diva's Back to School Section

 

Target

 

Crayola 10 ct Markers or 12 ct Colored Pencils .99

Crayola Wild Notes Journal with Pen $4

Fiskars 5 inch Kids’ Scissors Pointed or Blunt Tip 2/$3

$1.00 Off McDonalds Cherry Berry Chiller equals FREE in some areas

 

Here is a awesome coupon $1.00/1 coupon this is a great snack while you are on the go.   Now in some areas there is still the $1.00 price, meaning a FREE ONE !!! This is McDonald's new flavor and it's pretty good, I must say. Not sure how long McDonalds is going ot have this to printout, so print it out TODAY. 

If you are interested in more deals like this be sure to check out Pretty Frugal Diva my website: http://www.prettyfrugaldiva.com

Grandmother wins new Cadillac from Ga. Lottery

Grandmother wins new Cadillac from Ga. Lottery

ATLANTA -- A 77-year-old College Park grandmother is about to get rolling in her brand new Georgia Lottery prize.

Hattie Gaston won a 2012 Cadillac SRX Crossover playing the instant game Cadillac Riches. She claimed her prize Monday at Heritage Cadillac in Morrow.

"I love everything about it," she said of her new car. "It is so sharp, and it just tells you everything."

Gaston purchased her winning ticket at Quick Save Food Mart on Cleveland Avenue in East Point. The grandmother of five says she plans to use her prize to travel with husband Henry.

"I'll probably take a trip to my hometown in Alabama, and I'll drive it on Sundays," she said.