Simple Lives Thursday, #87

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Announcement… please re-read the simple guidelines for submission (below) so you can be sure your post matches the spirit and theme of this blog hop. Please do not submit giveaway posts. Also, please remember to link your post to one of the host blogs!

It’s Simple Lives Thursday! My favorite day of the week where you share your tips and recipes for living a simple life. Whichever blog that you choose to link up your post, it will show up on all 4 sites! As a reminder, this blog hop is a way to share with many people your posts on what you are doing to live a simple life. Whether that’s gardening, raising urban chickens, homeschooling, sewing, making your own deodorant, or cleaning supplies… we want to know about it! If you’re into homeopathy, ways to save $ by conserving energy or other ways to live frugally… we want to know about it! If you bike, cook real food, homestead or farm… we want to know about it!

Your Hosts (for the time being, due to hosts taking breaks)

  1. Wardeh from GNOWFGLINS
  2. Alicia from Culinary Bliss
  3. Me!

Please read and follow the Simple Lives Thursday bloghop rules

1. If linking real, traditional and simple recipes, please make sure all ingredients used are whole. Such as whole grains, vegetables, legumes, meats, even sugar. In order to keep the integrity of “nourishing” food, we will delete any recipes that utilize processed, boxed foods. We are definitely not going to be ingredient policeman, however, please note that this is a hop hosted by advocates of the real, local and sustainable food movements.

2. Please link your posts back to one of the hosting blogs. This is a common blog hop courtesy. This link helps build the Simple Lives Thursday community by sending your readers to all of the other participants posts. We all end up sharing and learning from each other.

3. No giveaway away or otherwise primarily advertising oriented posts. Keep your topics to fit our simple living theme of “consume less, produce more.” We will delete posts that don’t fit.

Featured Posts from Last Week’s Submissions

SLT Featured Post Badge

We really enjoy reading your posts each week! Featured post bloggers, please grab the badge above and display it on your site! Link it to one of the host blogs’ posts for the specific week that you were featured.

Here are our picks from last week’s submissions. Thanks to all who participated — it is always hard to choose!

1. Seed Starting Pots From Newspaper by learningandyearning.
A great and frugal alternative to buying seed starting pots.


2. Homemade Chocolate Banana Power Bars by Beyond The Peel.
Homemade “Real” Power Bars.  These look amazing!


3. Raw Meaty Bone Diet by Pocket Pause.
Dogs need real food to. A great update on the raw diet.


8 Responses to "Simple Lives Thursday, #87"
  1. Seed starter newspaper is such a good way to cut back on waste!

    i’m sharing Rock, Paper, Ingredient Mission: Espresso this week. I made classic tiramisu!

  2. i can’t wait to check out what everyone has on offer this week!

    i’ve linked up my recipe for from-scratch pasta with a lemony ricotta, swiss chard, and caramelized onion filling. hello, heaven :)

  3. Ruth says:

    I love seeing all the links every week!

    I linked to a post of my “Well-Duh!” moment, when I realized how to pump up a classic comfort food with one immune-boosting (and yummy!) ingredient.

  4. Thanks for hosting! I shared a delicious Colcannon recipe, an Irish Tradition. Thanks again.

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