Tag Archives: simple living

Waste Not, Want Not?

I believe this is the reason there are still hungry people in this country. So. Much. Waste.  I also believe that we are on a planet of abundance, that we’ve been given all the tools we need to thrive here.  … Continue reading

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Physical Education for The Good Life!

We had a really fun “PE” class today.  The kids did a rock climbing training with Isaac.  Maya is learning to be lowered and to just feel comfortable with the harness and the ropes and the whole experience.  KK & … Continue reading

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A Beautiful Chair My Husband Made Me

I just wanted to share this beautiful maple chair the husband built for me.  We had seen a chair in Mexico that was similar, but not near as cool, and he took a picture of it in his mind and … Continue reading

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Linae’s Taco Soup

Linae is the sister. She does once a month cooking and she’s all around amazing.  Here is her recipe: 2 lbs ground beef 1 onion 1 can green chilis diced taco seasoing 1 packet ranch dressing mix 4 cups corn … Continue reading

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Chores and Work Ethic

Let me preface this with: We really want to raise kids equipped for The Good Life. Whatever that may be, for them. We know, though, that being a happy worker is a good thing. So is a worker who has … Continue reading

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I haven’t washed my hair in years…….

……with shampoo and conditioner, that is. I’m POO FREE, we’re a NO POO Household! And, no, I don’t stink and my head and hair are both clean. All is use is Baking Soda and water with a few drops of … Continue reading

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Gadgets and The Good Life With Kids

I think it’s hard to know when to say when with certain things. My kids’ cousins have Wii’s, Kindles, I pods and pads and phones. Inevitably, after a family gathering, the boys come home with a bad case of the … Continue reading

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Family Hikes and The Good Life

We think weekly (or almost weekly) hikes are part of our Good Life. Here are some pictures of some of those. My sweet nephew was with us on this one.

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