Category Archives: simple living

Simple Autumn Candles

I love seasonal decorations, but if I don’t keep it simple, it doesn’t happen.  I think it would be fun to deck the house with spiders and pumpkins for Halloween or create a gorgeous autumn mantle to celebrate the season, but … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving Recap: Keeping it Simple

The week of Thanksgiving I wanted to get to the store to buy table decorations for the big dinner – napkin rings, centerpieces, etc.  But with all that had to be done before the holiday, I never made it to the store.  … Continue reading

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Make Your Own Liquid Dishwasher Detergent

While I understand and appreciate the merits of handwashing dishes, I am completely dependent on my dishwasher.  I like to think that someday, when I have that farm and big country kitchen and maybe a few more helping hands, I’ll … Continue reading

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Cleaning up the Messes (+ a Giveaway!)

Last week was rough.  By Friday I felt like I had fallen off a cliff.  I knew the week was going to be a particularly busy one, a week of new routines and fitting in appointments and photo shoots and … Continue reading

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Six Degrees of Yellow

I’ve been working on my personal “Pin it to Real Life” challenge, and since that is far more interesting than the strep throat that everyone here is suffering from, I’ll show you something I actually finished! I came across this … Continue reading

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Year of Soulemama: Some Sewing + Eating

I know it’s only month one, but we are so very much enjoying our “Year of Soulemama” as we follow along with the months in her new book, The Rhythm of Family: Discovering a Sense of Wonder through the Seasons.  … Continue reading

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How to Grind Your Own Flour

Grinding your own flour!  It is so much easier than you think – and so many good reasons to do it. I am blogging over at Good Life Eats today!   Click here to read my article.

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