Browsing Category : Simplicity

The Gift of Time Together

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In my pursuit of simple living I have downsized our home significantly. I constantly try to keep up with the flow of things coming into the home. I analyze if something is worth keeping or not then I either put it away or donate it. But there is more to simple living then less stuff. Simple living goes into every…

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The Spirit of a Pioneer

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Did you ever read Laura Ingles Wilder “Little House on the Prairie” series? I did and I don’t know about you, but it made me wish I was a pioneer. The simple life. Nothing cluttering them up. A family unit working together in harmony. Working through difficult times without falling apart. But how does one pioneer in today’s technical generation?…

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Cleaning in Clutter

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Do you have a lot of stuff? I did. Tons of it. A big chunk of it was books. You see, I love to read, not just once and then I am done. No, I will read the same book sometimes 50 times (Anything Jane Austen or Charlotte Bronte). So instead of using the library to borrow a book and…

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Silence: Why I Love It

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In my youth I would play music, loud, very loud, while I did my homework or clean my room/house. At one point I listened to the radio just to fall asleep. As I got older the radio transitioned to a box fan put on high. I just had to have that on, to go to sleep every night. After a…

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To Be or Not To Be: TV

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I am just going to come right out and say it. I do not own a TV. I have never owned a TV, my entire adult life. And, yes, I am happy with that. During my youth and teenage years I came to realize I had a problem. If a TV was on, no matter what the show or commercial…

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