How Green and Simple Living Becomes Generous Living (and Giveaway Winners!)

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Find me over at Simple Organic this week, talking about how green and simple living ultimately lends itself to more generous living: I have noticed a beautiful trend among those who make thoughtful, purposeful decisions about the non-toxic products they use, the whole foods they eat, the scraps they compost and the companies they choose to support. Generally speaking, that mindfulness also seems to extend to the relationships they nurture and the generosity with which they give. Why is this? Maybe it’s that as we […]

Frugality as a Means of Giving (and Meet Keeper of the Home’s New Sponsor Child!)

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Why do you practice frugality? It’s such a hot topic these days, how to save money and do more with less. We read about it, talk to our friends about it, put great amounts of effort into living it. What’s less common, though, is to examine exactly why we do it. Perhaps it’s because money is tight, especially as a single-income family in a dual-income world, and we want to make staying at home with our children a priority. Or maybe it’s because of the […]