The blessing of stewardship

Yesterday I was over at (in)courage, talking more about the internal, spiritual side of spring cleaning.  Specifically, I’m talking about decluttering — why do we hold on to our stuff?  What does it say about what’s going on inside us? From the post: • Do I keep an endless supply of coffee mugs just in (read more…)

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Creating a home where the living is easy

Simple living means something different to each of us. Urban or rural, working out of the home or not, raising older kids or newborns, driving or walking – we each have aspects of our individual lives that make our days simpler. Small steps in life can make moments at home easier. Let’s face it, we (read more…)

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An Introduction to Traditional Wet Shaving: Good for the Earth, Great for Skin!

Throughout the month of April, we’ve discussed eliminating toxins in the home.  We all know that less toxicity equals better health for our bodies.  When you add in the the happy by-product of better health for the earth, it’s hard to resist the appeal of eliminating toxicity from the routines of every day life. Here (read more…)

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3 simple ways to store online recipes (guest post on Simple Bites)

Today I’m over at Simple Bites, the sister cooking blog within the Simple Living Media family. I’m talking about my favorite ways to store and organize recipes I find on the Internet. From the post: …”About 75 percent of the recipes I use on a regular basis come from the Internet. Betty Crockers of the (read more…)

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Congratulations to the Winners of the Make Week Giveaways!

The giveaways for Make Week ended on Sunday night at midnight, CST. Thank you so much to everyone who entered! We had a great response. I”m sure that many of you are waiting with baited breath, so I will get right to it. The winners are:

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