Right Now…

Right now, I am…

:: Settling into a cozy new chair, gifted to us from dear friends.

:: Wearing thick wool socks for the first time this autumn.

:: Hearing quiet baby breaths, with the little ones tucked into bed.

:: Refreshed after a long afternoon walk with my girl, pulling the

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A Simple and Frugal Toddler Birthday Celebration

Post by Contributing Writer, Beth

When raising kids in our internet-centric culture, the pressure to host a Pinterest-worthy birthday party celebration for your kids each year can be overwhelming. There are some seriously elaborate and finely detailed themes out there, beautifully photographed and blogged about to inspire mamas

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Four Ways To Preserve Your Harvest

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Post by Contributing Writer, Katie.

Summer gardens and orchards are starting to overflow with produce! Which means that now is the time to start preserving some of our food. There are four methods that I like to use to preserve food: canning, freezing, lacto-fermentation, and dehydrating.

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The “You-ness” of You!

Post by Contributing Writer, Rachael We read a book around our house that is one of my very favorites. It is called “Hooray for You”. It is a great explanation of how we are each created uniquely and includes this line: “You-ness?” you ask. Quite hard to describe, it’s your style of being, your rhythm

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5 Ways to Simple Natural Food

Guest Post by Nell of Whole Parenting Family

We are all trying to save money and feed our families as best we can on a budget. But when you reach for that packaged, boxed dinner that promises to taste great in less than five minutes, or you find yourself routinely getting

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Rhythm of Rest :: A Free Gift

I have loved Daniele’s writings at Domestic Serenity over the past couple years (including her contributions here at Frugal Granola), and invited her to share this special gift with you today in the following guest post. There are no affiliate links. It’s just for you, dear reader. Enjoy!

As

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Simplify Your Family Life (eBook Sale!)

In this season of having a newborn baby, simplicity and flexibility are the keys to juggling our life these days (well, everyday, really, but especially now!). Although I don’t always have time to add new things to my schedule, I am finding more reading time lately, during sessions of nursing our baby.

I’m excited

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New Book! Flourishing Spring: Nourishing Activities for Rainy Days

Flourishing Spring: Nourishing Activities for Rainy Days

Over 25 ideas for creating intentional moments with children, with multiple variations, allergy-friendly recipes, and simple resources. This 33-page ebook is a compilation of boredom busters, homemade gift ideas, and nourishing meal suggestions for filling a rainy day!

$5.95

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For the Love of Glass Jars

Post by Contributing Writer, Katie

I love glass jars! There is such a simplistic beauty about them. They aren’t just for canning and preserving food. There are so many uses for them.

I start jumping up and down inside when I am given homemade goodness inside a little canning jar;

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Simple Homemade 3-in-1 Household Cleaner

Post by Contributing Writer, Katie

Do you want to rid your home of toxic cleaners? Are you done paying high prices for natural/organic cleaners that might not be as natural as they claim? Are your cabinets overflowing with too many cleaning solutions? Then here is the answer for you: white vinegar.

You

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