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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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Confessions of a sugar addict…

Confessions of a sugar addict…

Hi, my name is Brittany and I’m a sugar addict. Its true. I’ve struggled in a not so healthy relationship with sugar as far back as I can remember. My mom never kept sweets in the house. She’d make desserts every once in a while, […]

real food tips for the tired mum…

real food tips for the tired mum…

Keeping your family fed with real food is not an easy task. It is definitely worth the effort, but it can be difficult and feel downright impossible sometimes, especially if you are exhausted constantly. I’m going through one of those moments just now. We’ve just […]

How to develop healthy habits…

How to develop healthy habits…

Real food isn’t a diet as such, but instead a lifestyle. It is something that we can always get better at. I find myself continually adopting new healthy habits as I master previous ones and while I feel I am growing closer to the lifestyle […]

Eating real food on the road…

Eating real food on the road…

This week I’ve been away from home visiting my in-laws. I always find it harder to eat healthy and real while away from my own kitchen. Don’t get me wrong, I have access to a kitchen, but it’s not mine and it doesn’t have the […]

How I lost 50 lbs in 6 months…

How I lost 50 lbs in 6 months…

I hadn’t even thought of writing about this on the blog because losing 50 pounds in 6 months was not something I ever meant to do. I did not do it by counting calories, exercising more, or even really paying attention to what I ate […]