Local blogger creates "Food Stamps Challenge"

Local blogger creates "Food Stamps Challenge"

Posted: Updated:
ATLANTA -

Think it's possible to feed you family healthy, nutritious and even organic meals on a food stamp budget? One local mom says it is.

Denise Sawyer from Summerville, Georgia has embarked upon a six-month "Food Stamps Challenge" to feed her family of four. During the challenge Sawyer is only buying healthy, organic foods and she plans to blog every detail.

She's living off of $100 per week. And using that $100, Sawyer plans to feed a family of four. It's not easy but she's determined to do it.

The idea of the challenge came from her website, Wholesome Mommy, where she blogs about healthy eating. Many of her readers complain they can't eat healthy on their funds so she decided to set a weekly budget similar to what they're receiving.

Sawyer said "there are people who have to deal with this on a daily basis and food is not their only issue." She's very passionate about her challenge although it's been "really tough" and stressful.

Read more about the "Food Stamps Challenge" on Wholesome Mommy online. And read more about the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, here.

  • Good Day ArchiveMore>>

  • Back to School Jamboree with Hosea Feed The Hungry

    Back to School Jamboree with Hosea Feed The Hungry

    Hosea Feed the Hungry will host their annual Back to School Jamboree on Sunday, July 13, 2014 from 10:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m. at Turner Field. Children will receive a backpack filled with school supplies.

    Hosea Feed the Hungry will host their annual Back to School Jamboree on Sunday, July 13, 2014 from 10:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m. at Turner Field. Children will receive a backpack filled with school supplies.

  • Explore, Learn About Nature At Elachee Nature Science Center

    Explore, Learn About Nature At Elachee Nature Science Center

    Monday, July 21 2014 9:34 AM EDT2014-07-21 13:34:54 GMT
    Summer is the perfect time to get out and explore nature. And there's no better place to do it than at one of North Georgia's most beautiful and unique environmental education centers.
    Summer is the perfect time to get out and explore nature. And there's no better place to do it than at one of North Georgia's most beautiful and unique environmental education centers.
  • Renters turned down for loans can still buy

    Renters turned down for loans can still buy

    Monday, July 21 2014 8:29 AM EDT2014-07-21 12:29:31 GMT
    It you are renting and happy, then good for you. But if you are like most Americans, you hope to one day own a home of your own. Real estate expert John Adams is here to offer three ways you can own the house you want without a traditional home loan.
    It you are renting and happy, then good for you. But if you are like most Americans, you hope to one day own a home of your own. Real estate expert John Adams is here to offer three ways you can own the house you want without a traditional home loan.
Powered by WorldNow

WDCA My20 & my20dc.com
5151 Wisconsin Ave NW
Washington, DC 20016

Phone: (202) 244-5151
Email Us

Didn't find what you were looking for?
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 Fox Television Stations, Inc. and Worldnow. All Rights Reserved.
Privacy Policy | Terms of Service | Ad Choices