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 to simplify their lives. For our family, living in a small … More The realities of living in a small home with a big family…

How to Eat Real Food on a Budget: 5 simple steps to save

Eating real whole foods doesn’t have to break the bank. You don’t have to skimp on protein to save money. Despite that fact that my husband was between jobs for a long time and I was only working part-time, our family of 5 (back then) continued eating very healthy despite our minimal budget for food. During … More How to Eat Real Food on a Budget: 5 simple steps to save

a freezable bolognese sauce to replace your jarred pasta sauces

I’ve just gotten the little one settled down for his afternoon nap and figure its about time to get some things organized for dinner tonight. I like to get the chopping done before he wakes up because if I don’t its a bit crazy because he is at his grumpiest just before dinner and wants … More a freezable bolognese sauce to replace your jarred pasta sauces