DOWN TO EARTH SIMPLE LIVING FORUMS

DOWN TO EARTH SIMPLE LIVING FORUMS
I have a forum attached to my blog where people from all over the world meet to discuss simple life. There are about 7000 forum members now so we have an enormous amount of good information about growing food, cooking from scratch, family, simple living, routines, budgeting, baking and much more. Please click on the image above to go there. Newcomers will have to register. It's free, friendly and we're waiting for you.

27 April 2012

Weekend reading

Coming back to knitting - "To think of ourselves as makers, rather than just consumers, is the first part of refusing to accept everything in our culture as obvious and inevitable."


Great leadership -  TED on You Tube


Fresh ricotta in five minutes.

I found this blog, Lovely Greens, recently and have been charmed by it. This lady is a bee keeper and gardener.


Outback Tania has been very busy.  Check out what she's up to.

Jenni at A Cheerful Living Adventure has some delightful Topics, including one called Tea and Cake. I found Herman there. :- )

11 comments:

  1. Rhonda I just love the quote about knitting and makers and non consumerism. This has opened up a whole new thread of inspiration for me : ) Thankyou

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  2. I feel very humbled to get a mention on your blog Rhonda :)

    My journey to a simple life started way back in 2007 when I found your inspirational blog, and I have been following and learning ever since. You are a wonderful role model for many :)

    x

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  3. I love it too, Ruthy.

    Tania, no humbleness required, love. We're all just ordinary people working towards a better life, we just happen to meet on my blog. I love what you and your husband are doing out there in, I would imagine, very trying conditions sometimes.

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  4. Just wanted you to know that I showed your book on my blog tonight! Have I told you that I LOVE it!!! Well I do.

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  5. Another wonderful selection of reading! I am especially enjoying the referrals to all these lovely blogs; seeing how other people approach simple living is really interesting and inspiring. Makes me more determined to keep at it!

    But everytime I visit my ma's blog (Outback Tania) I see all this lovely food she's been making, but then when I see her in person there's none left! I suspect pa and brother are to blame for that... ;)

    Have a lovely weekend!
    ~S.

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  6. Loving the links, Rhonda, thank you!
    -Jaime

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  7. Thanks so much for mentioning my blog Rhonda - I'm very flattered :)

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  8. Rhonda thanks for the links especially for the bike panniers. Panniers are so expensive to buy in the shops so I have added this pattern to my one day project list, hopefully to be made one day soon :)

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  9. Rhonda, thanks for the inspriation through your book and your blog. I still have a way to go with the grocery challenge but the main thing I suppose is you have opened my eyes.

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  10. Hi Rhonda - hope to be at craft on tues to learn how to crochet. Should I bring hook and wool?

    Shari

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  11. Shari, yes, bring a hook and wool, See you on Tuesday.

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