Live Below the Line

The Dixon’s Live Below the Line Challenge (Day 5)

Day 5! Potato/egg scramble for breakfast, banana chips for a morning snack, peanut butter sandwiches, carrot sticks, and an orange for lunch (left over gnocchi, a carrot, a banana, and an orange for Dave), saltine crackers for an afternoon snack, and black beans, rice, tortillas, a banana, and an orange for supper. Since we had […]

The Dixon’s Live Below the Line Challenge (Day 4)

Day 4 – Pancakes for breakfast with a banana for our one year old (with apple sauce for the kids; another cheat); a smoothie for a snack made with banana, peanut butter, milk, oatmeal and ice; peanut butter sandwiches and leftover lentil stew for lunch (I had an orange); saltine cracker and a few banana […]

The Dixon’s Live Below the Line Challenge (Day 3)

Day 3 – Scrambled eggs and toast for breakfast. One banana for three for a snack. Ramen and an orange for lunch (a peanut butter sandwich, slice of bread, and carrot for Dave). Saltines with peanut butter for another snack. Roasted potatoes, broccoli, and carrots with leftover lentil stew for dinner. A few thoughts on […]

The Dixon’s Live Below the Line Challenge (Day 2)

Day 2 – Oatmeal with milk for breakfast (I also snitched a piece of bread and both children had their own banana). I had leftover lentil stew for lunch. Jana and the boys had peanut butter sandwiches and two carrots for lunch. The kids had jam; another cheat for today. We ended up opening some […]

The Dixon’s Live Below the Line Challenge (Day 1)

Day 1 – Done. Pancakes for breakfast, bread, carrot sticks, and an orange for lunch (a banana, a carrot, and a bit of rice for Dave), saltines with peanut butter for a snack, and lentil stew on rice for supper. I couldn’t help but think how fake this whole thing is as I went about […]

The Dixon’s Live Below the Line Challenge (Prelude)

First off, let me state that I don’t think what we are about to do is a noble thing. In many ways, I feel like it is such a first world way of looking at a very serious problem in the world. Nevertheless, I hope that if only in some small way I will better […]

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