Bring Joy

writer, mormon, & lover of chocolate chip cookies. happy married mother of 4 1/2. vegan + gluten-free.

two houses (& merry christmas)

{There are affiliate links in this post.} We’re currently straddling two houses. We’re mostly moved out of our old house, & mostly moved into our new one. Our new house is half, HALF the size of our old one ....more

Should I go sugar free?

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best vegan gluten-free christmas recipes

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little things add up {+ Cyber Monday deals}

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there are two kinds of people in this world (+ happy thanksgiving)

{There are affiliate links in this post.} Joseph & I recently found ourselves talking about how there are two kinds of people in the world: whiners & doers. The whiners are doomsayers. They are cloaked in negativity ....more

{RECIPE} vegan grain free apple cranberry crisp

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{RECIPE} 5 minute raw apple crumble

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how to sell on craigslist (& other places)

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More of this, please

{There are affiliate links in this post.} One of my favorite & most loyal bring joy readers, Joya, once made a comment along the lines of–as she gets older, she just wants things to be more & more simple. That’s stuck with me. I think a sign … Continue reading → The post More of this, please appeared first on bring joy ....more

vegan apple pie muffins {RECIPE} + project downsize update

{There are affiliate links in this post.} Apple pie…mmmm. Muffins…double mmmm. But first ....more