Mini Christmas puddings (gluten and cane sugar free)

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On the blog you can find plenty of fun Christmas treats to make (I collated 13 of them in this post.) They are all cute, but contain lots of sugar! My kids still consume cane sugar in their overall diet and I still make food that contains cane sugar for them, but I continue to work on reducing the … [Read more...]

What to do when you fall behind in your Christmas planning

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This post is part of my 10 week Christmas planning series. You can find the rest of the series here. I am writing this post based on personal experience! With the work needed to produce the 2015 lunch box calendar and a couple of other unexpected work commitments, I found myself behind in my … [Read more...]

Reading, Watching, Listening, Supporting – A mixed bag

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This year I dedicated a category in my goals to learning. I want to find new sources of information to grow my knowledge. It is often very easy to seek out the same sources of information and stick with what you know. So instead of just sharing some links to read this year, I am also sharing … [Read more...]

Changing my plate – eat more meatless meals

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This post is part of a regular series focusing on making small changes to improve our health. I shared my journey with changing my diet and moving to a clean eating approach which you can read here. I also had the lovely Katie Rainbird from Katie 180 undertake an analysis of my food intake for one … [Read more...]

Changing my plate – to go from vegetarian to vegan

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This post is part of a regular series focusing on making small changes to improve our health. I shared my journey with changing my diet and moving to a clean eating approach which you can read here. I also had the lovely Katie Rainbird from Katie 180 undertake an analysis of my food intake for one … [Read more...]

When the kids are all at school…..part 2

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I wrote the  first part to this story back in May which you can find here When the kids are all at school…..part 1. ********** It has taken me most of this year to find my rhythm. I still haven't ticked off lots of things I thought I would once I had all the kids at school. But I have made some … [Read more...]