for. I want experiences to be at the
forefront of our home instead of things.
I want to live a debt free life, only using cash to purchase items that
we need. I want the food that we eat to
be simple, wholesome, whole foods; preferably local and sustainably raised. I want to be a producer, instead of a
consumer. I want my children to love
nature, and play in it daily.
may be different.
living holistically with your life’s purpose.
It doesn’t make sense, considering you are essentially trying to
simplify your life, why is it not easy?
world; one that has instant access to everything, one that demands us to make
choices constantly. We no longer feel
the need to wait to buy items, we no longer see want vs. need; it is all
translated as need these days.
in a complicated world, at least my journey in it. And after writing here for 4 years, it seems
like I have made great strides in some areas, and not so much in others. There are things that we used to do, that we
no longer do (like keep chickens – although I hope to bring new chicks home
next spring). There are things that I
want to do more of (menu planning). And
there are new things that I want to try (more sustainable living practices).
simple life, mine and my family’s version of it anyways. I hope that you will continue to walk this
journey with me.
lifestyle/memoirist type blog. I write
about what is going on in my every day, the challenges, and what I am
attempting to use to change those challenges into positive situations in my
normal gardening/knitting/food posts (especially since the garden is not in
service at this time). I need to move
back to some of the old ways – like getting back to the farmers’ market and
co-op. Plus, with three little ones, two
of whom I am homeschooling, there will be a lot more about organization,
rhythms, and general parenting craziness.
life mean to you? Are you an urban
homesteader? A minimalist? Someone who loves the nomadic lifestyle? Someone who is adapting in place in the
suburbs? Or are you in between all of
those, not quite knowing where you want to be, or where you expect your simple
living journey to take you?