Healthy Ingredient Swaps 2

Easy Ingredient Substitutions for A Healthier Kitchen

If you’re anything like me, you want to start cooking foods for your family using healthier, but you don’t know where to start. One very easy way to move to cooking healthy foods is to keep cooking what you’re already cooking. Wait, what? Doesn’t that go against the point? Not exactly. See, you can still …

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How to Simplify Your Kitchen to Make Cooking Real Food Easier

On the surface, cooking from scratch and providing your family with real food can seem overwhelming. Not only can it end up being more time-consuming than buying things premade, but if you’re new to this way of life, you’re probably learning about a lot of new things. There are so many things you can learn: …

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Food-Based Christmas Gifts Everyone will Love

For the next installment of our Simplifying Christmas series, I’m going to talk about simple gifts you have make and give: food! Food-based gifts are awesome, especially if you or the person your giving them too prefer to be more minimal and not have a ton of extra stuff around their house. Since food is …

Old Skills Our Grandparents Knew

Old Skills Our Grandparents Knew (That Can Save You Money)

Do you ever think about all the things our grandmothers and great-grandmothers had to do to keep their houses and kitchens running? While we might see some of these things (such as knitting or gardening) as mere hobbies now, they were necessities of life for past generations. Most (or all) of the things in this …

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Hosting Thanksgiving Doesn’t Have to Be Stressful (and How to Keep it That Way)

No matter the size of the group you’re hosting this year for Thanksgiving, hosting this festive feast can come with its own unique set of stressors. As a holiday that revolves around food, Thanksgiving can place a lot of the work on one room (the kitchen) and one host (you) to get everything done. This …

How Being a Natural Mom can Save You Money

How Being a “Natural” Mom Can Save You Money

Are you a mom who wants to provide her family with a more natural life but think it’s impossible to afford? You’re in luck, because providing your family with better, more wholesome foods and less toxic products can actually save you money. Disclaimer: This doesn’t mean that all natural products or ways of life will …