Simple Lives Thursday, #112

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We have noticed that quite a few blogs are not linking back to one of the Simple Lives Thursday host blogs (see guideline #2, below). If this is you, please realize that this prevents us from choosing you as a featured blog. Thank you for linking back to us!

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. Mobile Book Storage –$1 pick-me-up by The Patched Roof.
“We’ve lived in four houses in the past five years (and hope to move again in the next few months). New house, new wall, second floor bonus room to first floor living room … I was tired of looking at messy shelves, and I was tired just thinking of moving them again. My problem was my solution — mobile storage.”

 


2. 30+ Things To Do with Eggshells by The Prairie Homestead.
“But to homesteader or natural living enthusiast, eggshells are a surprisingly useful resource. I personally get a big kick out of finding uses for things people normally throw away. So, I’ve put together a list of 30+ Things You Can Do with Eggshells around your own homestead.”

 


3. Wood Heating Basics from Common Sense Homesteading.
“With gas prices rising, it’s only a matter of time before the cost of petroleum home heat fuels follows suit. If you’ve been considering wood heat but didn’t know where to get started, here are a few basics you should consider.”


3 Responses to "Simple Lives Thursday, #112"
  1. Foy Update says:

    The summer harvest is peaking and so is food preservation. I’m sharing a trick to cutting corn off the cob without making a mess and my side by side comparison of Low Sugar Pectin vs. the Traditional Pectin.

    Thanks for hosting!

    We just started a blog hop called Eat Make Grow and we are always looking for quality bloggers to submit their links.

    Stop on by if you get the chance:
    http://foyupdate.blogspot.com/search?q=eat+make+grow&max-results=20&by-date=true

    Foy

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