Simplifying

Simple Living in Real Life

Simple Living in Real Life

If you follow our Facebook page, you might already know that Brooke at Slow Your Home is one of my favorite bloggers. I’ve chosen several of her pieces as my FB lunchtime read of the day–because she’s smart, practical, honest, and down-to-earth on the subject of creating a better life through simple living. I loved(…)

Eliminating paper towels and napkins

Eliminating paper towels and napkins

No offense intended to those who raised me, but I think I might have been in junior high before I realized that napkins could be made out something other than paper. I don’t know why. I’m sure it was me, not them. (It just never occurred to me that a napkin could be made from(…)

Gardens and trucks and designing, oh my!

Gardens and trucks and designing, oh my!

When I first met Cane, he had an little old pickup truck that he loved dearly. He often expresses longing for it, especially when we have a project that would be easier with one. Such was the case this weekend, which we’d scheduled for the next phase of our vegetable garden project. (You can see(…)

On doing it right

On doing it right

Conventional wisdom says that for our blog to be successful, we need to post regularly, and when we do post, we need to deliver killer content. I also need to be engaging with all of you on social media. You know, Twitting regularly and Facebookering and Pinning…stuff. Oh, and Instagramming! I think I signed up(…)