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Michelle Lloyd is a freelance writer and contributor to MomsCharlotte.com.

  • Improving education, feeding kids

    Meet Rebecca Wofford, a Charlotte mom with a unique approach to a global issue. Through her organization, The Lunch Project, American students are educated on and raise money for a local and sustainable food program that feeds students in Tanzania. For just 9 cents, children are able to receive a meal and improve their education.

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  • Supporting research and a friend

    When Amy Strasser's close friend was diagnosed with a rare form of cancer, she knew she had to do something big to help, and created the PStrong Fund to raise money to research treatments for rare and unusual cancers. She began by working to help her friend, yet her impact will affect the lives of many more.

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  • Helping teens get fit & healthy

    Working with teens has always been Kalina Martinez' passion and now this mompreneur is using her talents and gifts to help adolescents in Charlotte live healthier lives with her Lean Teen weight loss program.

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  • Mittenhugs mom is back with Screen Door Magnets

    Re-meet one of our favorite mompreneurs, Robbin Nolan, who shared her mitten-saving invention, Mittenhugs, with us last year. Nolan now has another great product to keep people and pets from walking into screens. What will she think of next?!

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  • Unstoppable relationships!

    Meet Lori Ann Davis, a Charlotte mom and relationship specialist who's working to bring couples closer through her unique approach to counseling. Passionate about helping people have better relationships, she's ready to share the keys to loving and lasting relationships.

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  • Dadpreneur turns cars rides into a classroom on wheels

    Any parent who's ever ridden in the car with a bored child will appreciate local dad Kevin Gatlin's educational CDs, Ride Along with Dooey. Find out where his inspiration came from and what you can expect from this sun, interactive tool.

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  • Budget Day 25: Food Stamps, Earth Fare, and Halloween

    Posted on 100daysofrealfood.com on October 28th, 2010 Just guess how much money our family of four would have available to spend on food if we were getting food stamp benefits (which by the way has been renamed to SNAP )? $167/week. Yep, that is $42 more a week than what we are currently spending during this little 100 Days of Real Food on a Budget project.

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  • Budget Day 23: Trader Joe's

    Posted on 100daysofrealfood.com on October 27th, 2010 I finally tried to do some “real food” budget shopping at Trader Joe’s . I was unfortunately short on time, but once I started shopping I realized it didn’t matter because it is one SMALL store.

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  • Budget Day 21: Week 3 and Halloween

    Posted on 100daysofrealfood.com on October 25th, 2010 Finally…we had our matzo ball soup tonight ( click to see picture ). It was long awaited since it was originally on my plan for Wednesday of last week.

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  • Budget Day 19: Slim Pickings

    Posted on 100daysofrealfood.com on October 23rd, 2010 I am just being honest here…it feels like we have absolutely NO food in our house. We are somehow still surviving and managing to find things to eat, but man is it desolate. It usually gets down to slim pickings by the end of the budget week, but this time it already started feeling this way on Thursday (with 3 more days to go!).

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