Tag Archives: simple

Not Buying It Anymore

It’s been my repeated experience that for those who already feel the new sensibility, the old promises haven’t just lost their plausibility; they’ve lost their emotional appeal. It’s one thing to proclaim salvation from nature, history, and the human condition … Continue reading

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Hello Everyone

We’re home, and doing well. Talk to you soon… 🙂

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Green Clean Week: Dishes

All this week I’m featuring my “alternative” cleaning methods, in depth, with recipes, processes, and failures.  I’m laying it all out there, folks. There has been a lot of talk out there about what’s more efficient, hand washing or your … Continue reading

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Summer Storms as Cheap Entertainment

We hadn’t had any rain in days, and temperatures have been intense to say the least.  So it was a relief and a blessing when we got a pretty serious storm yesterday evening, even though it knocked our power out … Continue reading

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Where does it all go?

Yesterday, Kristen over at The Frugal Girl and Elizabeth from Ready. Set. Simplify. said she’s going to keep a time diary this week.  Like both of them, I too have been feeling pretty scattered lately.  I get to the end … Continue reading

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Priority One

I’ve been working for a while to try and figure out the best way to make this house run smoothly.  The cleaning schedule seemed to work fairly well, but there was still something missing.  Housework would often get pushed to … Continue reading

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Non-Toxic Ant Control

You know what they say – once you get ants in your kitchen, you can’t get rid of them.  Well, I’m determined to prove that wrong. Enter diatomaceous earth (DE), a completely non-toxic, natural, and safe way to control your … Continue reading

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