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Note: As of 2017, The New Homemaker is an archive. The articles on the site are all original to TNH.

Without beans where would Jack be? Though there are no magic beans outside of fairytales, they can seem to magically stretch your food dollars.

"Oh, beans," you may say. "They take too long to cook, and then...well...YOU know. Plus they're boring. How many times can you eat chili?"

Helping without taking away someone's dignity is a real balancing act
Caught between little dependents and financial dependence