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How to Enjoy Entertaining in a Small Home

How to Enjoy Entertaining in a Small Home

With the holidays fast approaching, entertaining friends and family becomes much more common. Sometimes it can be intimidating and stressful inviting groups of people into your small home, but it doesn’t have to be. This month as part of the Small Family Home Blog Community we […]

Conquer Your Sugar Cravings with These 4 Simple Steps

Conquer Your Sugar Cravings with These 4 Simple Steps

Tired of being controlled by your sugar cravings? Do you struggle stopping after one piece of candy? Do you crave dessert at the end of the day to unwind? Have you tried to eat less sugar, but find that your will power just isn’t strong […]

Pumpkin Spice Pancakes {Refined Sugar-Free, Dairy-Free + Gluten-Free option}

Pumpkin Spice Pancakes {Refined Sugar-Free, Dairy-Free + Gluten-Free option}

These Pumpkin Spice Pancakes are the perfect breakfast for a crisp autumn morning. They are fluffy, naturally sweetened with maple syrup, full of beta carotene antioxidants and magnesium and have dairy and gluten free options.     I love the fall–the crisp air and changing […]

Furniture Free Living: a necessity in our small family home

Furniture Free Living: a necessity in our small family home

      It’s good to be back to writing again. I took a few months off to focus on adjusting to our new family dynamic a baby girl to the mix. Its been interesting finding a good balance with all the kids and to […]

Carrot & Zucchini Spice Cake {refined sugar-free & dairy-free}

Carrot & Zucchini Spice Cake {refined sugar-free & dairy-free}

This Carrot & Zucchini Spice Cake is not only moist and sweet but packed with vitamin rich veggies. It’s a perfect recipe for those of you trying to limit your sugar intake or stay away from dairy but still want a healthier indulgence. I’ve always […]

The realities of living in a small home with a big family…

The realities of living in a small home with a big family…

Everyone comes to living in a small family home for a different reason, but the need to simplify when living in a small space is common to all people. Often you will see people make the switch to small home living after they have already begun […]

Apple Mustard Pan Fried Chicken Thighs

Apple Mustard Pan Fried Chicken Thighs

This is not your boring chicken recipe, these apple mustard pan fried chicken thighs are sticky, moist and tender and packed with a sweet and tangy flavour. They are simple to make and can be made in under 30 minutes. I’ve never been a huge chicken […]

The benefits of a simple life for your family

The benefits of a simple life for your family

Simple living, slow living, minimalism, living intentionally, whatever you want to call it has really taken off in the past few years. And for good reason, it has so many benefits to all aspects of our family lives.  Up until now I’ve really focused on […]

Peanut Butter & Tahini Cookies {gluten-free, dairy-free & refined sugar-free}

Peanut Butter & Tahini Cookies {gluten-free, dairy-free & refined sugar-free}

These cookies are a healthier version of the traditional peanut butter cookies with all the same chewy nutty goodness of the original. Not only are these cookies gluten-free, dairy-free and refined sugar-free, but with the added tahini they provide some extra calcium into your diet. […]

5 Things Celiacs Wish We Knew…

5 Things Celiacs Wish We Knew…

How much do you know about Celiac Disease? Ever wanted to know what those who suffer from it would most like to tell you? As you know from my last recipe post, May is Celiac Awareness Month (in the US) and I thought I’d share […]