Tag Archives: simple living

Living Frugally

When you think of a thrift lifestyle, what’s the first thing that comes to mind? Is it shopping at a thrift shop, looking for great deals on things you need or things you simply want? Is it about looking for … Continue reading

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Simplifying Life in the Kitchen

My hubby and I have been on a two-week cleanse diet: no caffeine, no sugar, no dairy, no gluten, no red meat, no processed foods. While that sounds kind of onerous, I realized pretty quickly that this is not a … Continue reading

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For Better (not worse!)

John and I had the privilege of emceeing a wedding last month for a couple from our church. It was a beautiful wedding, held at Mt. Lehman Winery in Abbotsford. The ceremony took place in the barrel room, with the … Continue reading

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A few of my favourite things #4: Lulastic and the Hippyshake

Okay, you have to love this blog just for its name, don’ t you?  But more than that, this is a fabulous blog for anyone who loves thrift, crafting, parenting and living simply and intentionally. This blog comes from Britain … Continue reading

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If you only owned 15 things what would they be?

Many years ago, when Mother Theresa died, I remember reading an article about her in which they recounted her earthly possessions: a sari and a washing pot. Granted, she lived in an order that provided her with her living quarters, … Continue reading

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