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Cuppa reads

We’re in Oregon right now, and after a bit of time in Texas, it’s downright weird—it’s hotter up here than it is in the Lone Star State. How’s your summer faring these days? (If you get my personal newsletter, the email from this past week explains in a bit more detail our family’s current plans.) (read more…)

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jewelry shopping

3 questions I ask myself before buying something

I’ve been thinking about the how and why of buying stuff lately, what with my family re-settling after a year of travel. Being back in my home culture has reminded me that parts of our western world have a love affair with shopping as a pastime—rather than it being an errand or a task that (read more…)

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The Simple Show with Tsh Oxenreider

Podcast Episode #8: Put on your Brave Pants, with Sarah Mackenzie

I love meeting homeschooling women who don’t have their act together, nor do they pretend. Sarah Mackenzie is one of those—and I love that the stuff she writes and talks about is inspiring for non-homeschooling families as well. She’s all about talking about basic stuff, reminding us that those things can go a long way (read more…)

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front door

You’re a grownup, but do you feel like one?

I flat-out love this post from a few summers ago. And I love the comments that follow. So let’s dust it off again, shall we? I’d love to hear what you think.   The other day, my 7-year-old daughter asked me some questions about home ownership. How it works, why it’s different than renting, and (read more…)

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tall grass

Cuppa reads

I‘ve had so much fun re-launching my podcast this week! Thank you, all, for your support and enthusiasm—because of you, The Simple Show made it into iTunes’ New & Noteworthy within just a few days. That’s sorta wild! I really appreciate it. One day, when the dust settles and we have answers to many of (read more…)

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