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Practicing soul care

We just got back from our road trip (today, in fact — that’s why this post is just now going live), and part of our journey took us to a workshop for families like us, who live and work cross-culturally. One of the main topics was called “soul care,” which is just like it sounds. (read more…)

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Easy Recipes for Natural Homemade Cleaners

This Wednesday, Katie Kimball will share some of her easy routines for green & natural cleaning, so it seemed like a good time to re-run this post; it was originally published on February 19, 2010. If you do a search for “natural homemade cleaners”, you will find about a gazillion results out there. So why (read more…)

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Weekend links

Blow up my Marriage :: Simple Marriage Back to School Binder Pouch Tutorial :: Sew, Mama, Sew! (via Noodlehead) Who Taught You How to Clean? :: Small Notebook Pants for a Growing Boy :: Soule Mama What Will Retirement Look Like for Younger Generations? :: Frugal Dad Education is not preparation for life; education is (read more…)

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Cool Off with Summertime Iced Tea Blends

I know I keep mentioning the heat down here in Texas, but until you’ve experienced it yourself, you just can’t imagine how very hot it is. I was honestly shocked when Aimee mentioned that where she lives in Canada, there was a chill in the air on Wednesday. A chill? We’re only just hitting the (read more…)

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Kaizen: approach your goals gradually

On Monday, we talked about financial goals, and gave ourselves a checkup on any 2010 goals we made regarding money. Next Monday, we’ll rethink any personal goals we might have (weight loss? watch less TV?), and track our progress for the year. So I thought today, I’d repost this one from more than two years (read more…)

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