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    Off, off the grid

    Wow. Has anyone heard about the family found living in the extreme wilderness of northern Russia? They originally fled to the wilderness because of religious persecution and stayed for decades,...
  2. I like this approach. I like systematic...

    I like this approach. I like systematic approaches to projects and plan to steal this idea from you. :)
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    I would flip a coin to decide whether to donate...

    I would flip a coin to decide whether to donate them or recycle them. Once you donate them, you do give up control on how they will be used. If it bothers you that someone might eventually throw them...
  4. Thread: Making The Bed

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    I make my bed. We have a small home and seeing a...

    I make my bed. We have a small home and seeing a unmade bed is a downer to me. I don't have the option to "hide" the bed during the day, so it gets made.
  5. Thread: the ongoing

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    Ugh, what a bother. I totally agree that a...

    Ugh, what a bother. I totally agree that a mediated meeting is the next step. I advise letting her vent and repressing the urge to defend yourself while she talks. Let her talk, and then pull out...
  6. Thanks! I'm heading over there now.

    Thanks! I'm heading over there now.
  7. Adorable. I'm going to make these as a little...

    Adorable. I'm going to make these as a little Valentine surprise at breakfast for my kids. They are both tea drinkers. I'm on the look-out for small little surprises like this for the holiday, so let...
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    Like treehugger, I keep mine on a doorknob of a...

    Like treehugger, I keep mine on a doorknob of a closet in the front hallway.
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    :)

    :)
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    Quote that makes me go "hmmmmm."

    A FB friend posted this quote recently and it's been on my mind. As I work diligently to simplify my life, one of my goals is to make room and time for "activism," though I don't really use that...
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    Thank you for this recommendation. I watched it...

    Thank you for this recommendation. I watched it last night and was thoroughly charmed (and inspired).
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    Last night before bed I set up rice pudding in...

    Last night before bed I set up rice pudding in the crockpot for a hot breakfast this morning. Now, I'm tossing ingredients in the crockpot for a lentil stew for dinner. I'll be making date nut bread...
  13. Yes, my simplicity is part of my spirituality,...

    Yes, my simplicity is part of my spirituality, and I do indeed think in terms of decluttering my activities and my thoughts along with decluttering the material items in my life. It all goes...
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    I'm in the midst of reading House of Mirth by...

    I'm in the midst of reading House of Mirth by Edith Wharton. It's my 4th time reading this book - I do love it, though it is a downer and I don't like the main character, lol. My teen daughter is...
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    Oh, I wish I could do this. I grew up on the...

    Oh, I wish I could do this. I grew up on the frozen tundra of the upper midwest but have been living in NYC for almost 20 years. The winters here are not as severe and certainly not as long as the...
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    ITA :)

    ITA

    :)
  17. I re-activated my FB and have been really...

    I re-activated my FB and have been really enjoying it. I haven't encountered any fighting, but I do see too many posts that I don't want to see...kitten videos, political rants, etc...and I do not...
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    Right on. If it's FUN, then please invite me. But...

    Right on. If it's FUN, then please invite me. But over-done parties come with a load of obligations from the guests and a stressed out host/ess. I don't want more of those. But plain ol' fun for a...
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    YES!! Though, I'm in for 15 minutes!

    YES!! Though, I'm in for 15 minutes!
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    The only things I've made recently are small...

    The only things I've made recently are small items - Christmas ornaments and felt figurines. Most of my projects in the past few years have been small ones, but I always have some sort of project...
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    I love hand embroidery! My mom taught me when I...

    I love hand embroidery! My mom taught me when I was a girl and I've loved it ever since. I'm very happy when I have a needle in my hand.

    I don't like machine sewing, though. I want to hold the...
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    I agree with the above replies. You don't need to...

    I agree with the above replies. You don't need to go and you don't need to give a reason. Send a gift and your best wishes.
  23. I might have to show this to my teen daughter as...

    I might have to show this to my teen daughter as yesterday she pointed out to me how many of the things I use are "broken." I tried to point out that if it still works, it sure ain't broke, but she...
  24. SAME: The common denominator is probably...

    SAME: The common denominator is probably attitude. I don't see Simple Living as a sacrifice, which is how I think Non-Simplers see it.

    DIFFERENT: I'm a renter in a big city. I envision most...
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    Well, once the clerk told me I would have to call...

    Well, once the clerk told me I would have to call to get the $5, I would've lost interest. I'm not into that store discount programs. But, I will walk to a destination rather than take the subway, if...
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