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4 things you don’t have to do with your money

If there is one thing I’ve learned as we have been working toward becoming debt free, it is that everyone has an opinion about money: their money, the government’s money, the church’s money, charity money, the schools’ money, your money, and my money. There are a lot of “rules” out there regarding money, and no (read more…)

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Sometimes, simple feels complicated

No matter how much I try to simplify my life, sometimes it still feels really complicated. Do you know what I mean? Several years ago, I started by getting rid of excess stuff. I made countless trips to Goodwill and Salvation Army, gave things away to those who needed them, and got ruthless about excess (read more…)

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kids playing at the lake

Kids play with anything

This is going to be a short post today, because I’m writing it in the passenger seat of our minivan, heading to my in-laws’. It is 11:53 p.m.—move out day. We’ve had quite the laborious Labor Day weekend, stacking the remaining boxes in our storage unit and filing our backpacks with next years’ necessities. We’re (read more…)

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Weekend links

Risky play and skinned knees are key to healthy development :: The Star What I’m learning about balance and the simple life :: Shalommama 7 tips to speed up the decluttering process :: Becoming Minimalist On infighting, social media, and weedy noise :: Seth Haines What love never does :: Chatting at the Sky “Nature (read more…)

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Hayley Morgan on The Art of Simple Podcast

#72: Somebody sewed that shirt

Podcast time! This episode explores the world of ethical fashion—for kids. Hayley Morgan is starting a new clothing line with the hopes of transforming how we think about dressing our kids. I talk to her about slow fashion and owning a small family business, what it means to be a working mom with young children, (read more…)

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