How we’re using spiral notebooks to simplify

I've shared a few times on Instagram and Facebook already how spiral notebooks are helping us simplify. It's made such a big difference to our family that I can't help but give it its own blog post. You should know that this is not an original idea of mine, though; I'm really just passing it…

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Tech Tips to Ring in 2014

The following post is from Lauren Rothlisberger of Get Me Geeky: Here we are, half-way through January, how are your New Years Resolutions going? I am not really one to set resolutions, but instead put out new goals and challenges for myself in the new year. Mandi wrote about her method of doing this by…

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On Life Without a Microwave

My sister was shocked when she realized we no longer have a microwave...and that we chose to get rid of it and aren't planning on replacing it! "But...why?!" Although I've read a fair amount about the dangers of microwaves -- and at times have wondered if the very aggressive cancer that took my grandmother suddenly…

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How to Be Rich (Without a Lot of Money or Stuff)

The following post is from Rachel of The Minimalist Mom: There are two ways to be rich: One is by acquiring much, and the other is by desiring little. ~Jackie French Koller I am very wealthy. Rich in fact. Of course, we're not able to retire early. We have a lot of years left on…

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The Unplugged Life: Enlightening or Reckless?

The following post is from Michelle of Mommy Misadventures: I recently read an article in Sunset Magazine that featured a San Francisco family that chooses to live life almost completely unplugged. The Mission District home of Donovan Corliss and Laura Jo Wegman is almost suspiciously devoid of most of the modern conveniences one would associate…

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Question of the Day: Can Your Life Be Busy and Simple?

All this week, we've been talking about simplifying family life. Although one of our first topics was simplifying your schedule, I don't think that being busy is always a bad thing. There are seasons when busy is just fine, as long as every one in your family is on the same page and handling it…

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Simplify Your Marriage by Giving 100%

This week we're talking about simplifying family life. Tune in all week for strategies and tips for every area of life! Marriage is anything but simple. There is one thing you can do to simplify marriage, though -- a magic bullet, if you will. We often think about marriage as a 50/50 split, where we…

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How to Make Luscious Ice Cream with Just One Ingredient

The following post is from Jules Clancy of Stonesoup: This week we're talking about simplifying family life. Tune in all week for strategies and tips for every area of life, and if you're looking for more in-depth resources, be sure to check out the Huge Simplify Family Life eBook Sale! Have you ever seen a…

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Use Technology to Simplify Your Life

This week we're talking about simplifying family life. Tune in all week for strategies and tips for every area of life, and if you're looking for more in-depth resources, be sure to check out the Huge Simplify Family Life eBook Sale! Earlier this week, we talked about the importance of putting technology in its place…

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Simplify by Not Playing the Comparison Game

This week we're talking about simplifying family life. Tune in all week for strategies and tips for every area of life, and if you're looking for more in-depth resources, be sure to check out the Huge Simplify Family Life eBook Sale! I've heard a lot of people say that they can't watch HGTV or look…

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