Simple Lives Thursday #43

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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:

Share Your Simple Lives Thursday Post

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

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

1. In Which We Share a Great Find by Auburn Meadow Farm. As advertisers reuse nostalgic ads from the past to sell modern products and politics, this blogger finds inspiration and encourages all to plant gardens and put up your own food!

2. We Suck At This by Chicken Tender. Amidst the flood of must-be-done-now projects and honest doubts about farm life, Chandelle finds beauty and strength — and hope.

3. Refashion: I Made a Purse Today by The Summer House. Jana makes a purse from the existing pockets of grey linen pants. Lovely!

4. Project Propagate: My Adventure in Rooting Cuttings by An Austin Homestead. It’s amazing that you can cut off a branch from an existing plant, pot it up and have a brand new plant take root — and Miranda shows you how!

5. Vinegar in Every Room by Laurel of Leaves. Who knew vinegar was so useful? In this post, Laurel shares many ways you can use vinegar for cooking, cleaning, gardening, first aid, and health.

Add Your SLT Post

Now it is your turn… what will you share this week? We all look forward to your submissions!

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  1. says

    thanks so much for hosting! shared my super smoothies recipes and added your link to my recipe and let everyone know to stop by and visit. blessings, kel

  2. Lisa H. says

    The “Vinegar in every room” link goes elsewhere. Any way you could fix that link? I’ve always heard of the many uses of vinegar and would love to see a practical post on just what to use it for. Thanks so much for your helpful post!

  3. says

    Always look forward to this carnival. This week I have a low carb reworking of a food from my childhood, Swedish pancakes.

  4. says

    Looking forward to checking out that post on vinegar and enjoyed the post on propagation. Thanks for hosting such a wonderful collection of recipes and ideas. ~Lisa Oh, I almost forgot to say that I’m sharing our recipe for strawberry shortcake muffins. These truly do taste like shortcake and are delicious served with fresh whipped cream!

  5. says

    Thanks for hosting! I have a post on a documentry about people who live, work and eat in a garbage dump in South America. It is sobering to realize the copious amounts of garbage that we create and to look at the lives of those who sort through it looking for recyclables.

  6. Ronda Burch says

    thanks so much for hosting! Thanks for hosting such a wonderful collection of recipes and ideas. Looking forward to checking out that post on vinegar and enjoyed the post on propagation.


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