Simple Lives Thursday #40

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The Simple Lives Thursday Blog Hop

Welcome to Simple Lives Thursday, a blog hop dedicated to simple living. “Consume less, produce more. ” So many topics fit: Gardening, raising animals, cooking from scratch, real food, natural cleaners, sewing, recycling, thrifting, a mindset of simplicity, saving a buck…

This blog hop is hosted by:

How SLT Works

Bloggers, make a “Simple Lives Thursday” post on your own blog, then come back here to add your post to the linky box below the featured posts. If you don’t have a picture, feel free to download the Simple Lives Thursday banner (at top of post) and upload it using the script’s prompts (it is easy). Your post will appear on all five blogs!

Non-bloggers, feel free to add a comment here with any ideas or thoughts about simple living.

These are two simple guidelines for participation:

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 policemen! But, 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.

Featured Posts from Last Week’s Submissions

These posts from last week really caught our eyes… (thanks everyone for the great submissions, as always!)

1. I’m gonna bee… by Healthy Green Kitchen. Winnie explains how we owe 30% of our food supply to bees. Unfortunately, due to colony collapse disorder, bees are dying worldwide. As a steward of this Earth, Winnie embarks on bee keeping.

2. The Kitchen Garden by Sense of Home. Beautiful pictorial on what one can grow in a small area and excellent advice on producing with limited space.

3. A closer look at glycerin & whether it’s wise to be in toothpaste including a toothpaste recipe by Artistta. A closer look at one of the ingredients in toothpaste, glycerin and a great homemade toothpaste recipe.

4.Keeping Ducks – A Few Facts by Healthy Homesteading. A few facts on raising ducks that has some of us thinking about raising our own!

5. Recipe: Naturally Dyed Easter Eggs from Real Food Forager. With Easter just a few days away, this author shares how to naturally dye Easter eggs. The colors and textures the natural dyes create are stunning!

Share Your SLT Post

Everyone, visit and comment at the linked blogs! Tweeting and Facebooking the links you like would be great, too!

If reading this via email, visit this post to see the list of linked blogs.

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Comments

  1. says

    Wardee, Thanks for hosting! I’m sharing our recipe for oatmeal date muffins this week. Can’t wait to try the naturally dyed Easter eggs featured above. Blessings, ~LIsa

  2. says

    Linking up a free, printable milking record for those with home dairies today. It’s a simple way to keep track of your milk yields (volume and weight).

    Love SLT. Thanks for hosting! :)

  3. says

    Thank you as always for this wonderful opportunity to share recipes! You are such a blessings and I have you to thank for sending so many people to my FB page – so THANK YOU!! I hope you and your family have a wonderful time celebrating the amazing sacrifice of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ this weekend! Many blessings, Kelly

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