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Simplicity Can Be Very Time Consuming

Simplicity Can Be Very Time Consuming

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Today, I went outside in the frigid spring air to hang some clothes on our line, and I almost stepped on a rabbit.  I really have no clue how this happened, because furry wildlife a.) are generally scared of moms with intimidating piles of clean laundry and,  b.) don’t frequent the city much and we live in the middle of it all, next to an elementary school.… Read the rest

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Living Simply Can Easily Become Complicated

 

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It all started when I wanted to find a recipe for homemade chocolate pudding.  I did what any savvy mom would do, and I went to pinterest.

mistake #1.

After a few hours (yes, I’m pretty sure it was hoursplural – the house was quiet, everyone was in bed, it had been a long day, and pinterest was my stiff drink to polish off the night.  … Read the rest

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Money Matters: Counter-Cultural Finances

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Gretchen, Isa and I arrived home last night from our much anticipated vacation in Tennessee. I wrote about that in my last money matters article before leaving and talked some about how we manage to afford periodic vacations. Every time we take a vacation, I find myself more and more convinced that making this a financial priority is a wise choice for our family.… Read the rest

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