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When less is more

As you start this week, may you strive for less instead of more. May you crave the beauty of just one flower or one shell on the beach or one perfectly-placed photo. And when the noise gets loud, may you remember to close out all the tabs in your Internet browser to read only the (read more…)

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Weekend links

A better way to say sorry :: Cuppa Cocoa Is poor environmental stewardship sinful? :: Relevant Well, you know :: A Deeper Story Creating a sleep ritual :: Joel Gascoigne Doing nothing is doing something :: Slow Your Home …and don’t miss the latest Art of Simple Podcast episode! This one’s with Myquillyn, and we (read more…)

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Why 78 ebooks & spring cleaning aren’t polar opposites

I‘ve loved the discussions we’ve had on Facebook the past few weeks about spring cleaning—how you’re dealing with it, what overwhelms you, your struggles, your victories. Since I’m neck-deep in decluttering as we prepare our nest for a year in storage, what with our Big Trip looming ever closer, I’m right there with you. It’s (read more…)

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No shame in needing help

As you start this week, if you’re staring down the days ahead and it all feels overwhelming… don’t be afraid to ask for help. Seek out other people—a one-afternoon-a-week babysitter, an assistant to help in your work, someone to give your house a thorough once-over cleaning, or even a friend to give you a “you (read more…)

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Weekend links

Raising a child dangerously :: Slate A tale of two zipcodes :: Shaun Groves Spring green: on being an “older” mom and going gray (or, what I’m doing instead of getting a tattoo) :: Kara Fleck Doing nothing is doing something :: Brooke McAlary of Slow Your Home Are you called to create? :: Relevant (read more…)

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