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Archive for January 2013

Can One Be a Minimalist with a Large Family?

My husband and I both have the same views of minimalism (thankfully!), but that doesn’t mean the kids do. I’ve been working for many years to declutter and reduce the amount of possessions we have in the house. The kids enjoy a clean house and clean room, so they have always been willing to let…

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Easy Meatballs

Easy Meatballs Ingredients: 4 pounds ground beef, thawed (Click here to find grassfed beef) 4 cloves garlic, minced 2 tablespoons dried basil (Click here to find basil) 2 teaspoons sea salt (Click here to find celtic sea salt) 4 dashes cayenne pepper (Click here to find cayenne pepper) Directions: Mix seasoning and meat together. (It’s…

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Coconut and Chocolate Candy

Are you always looking for new ways to increase your coconut oil intake? I am!! And I LOVE putting it in candy. Coconut & Chocolate Candy Ingredients: 1 cup coconut oil (solid) (Click here for coconut oil) 1 cup peanut butter (Click here for organic peanut butter) 1/3 cup coconut cream concentrate (Click here for…

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Can Real Food and Minimalism Go Together?

I love having less. I love the open feeling of our home, the minimal amount of toys, books, furniture, etc. But then you get to the kitchen. Having a minimalist mindset, tends to lend itself to good quality food. If we’re not storing up clutter in our home, we’re probably not wanting clutter in our…

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Deviled Egg Salad

I love this egg salad! Perfect for lunch and great if you do packed lunches! Deviled Egg Salad Ingredients: 10 hard boiled eggs 1/2 cup mayonnaise (click here for easy mayonnaise recipe) 1 tablespoon white vinegar (click here for organic vinegar) 2 teaspoons prepared mustard 1/4 teaspoon sea salt ~or more to taste (click here for celtic…

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7 Reasons to Live a Minimalistic Lifestyle

Living minimally is going to look different for each person. One person may only own 100 items, or sell their house, ditch the job and travel. For others it means living very purposefully: each item owned has purpose (or multiple purposes) and each activity done has purpose. There is no one way to be a…

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Simple Carrot Salad

Carrot Salad is such an easy and beautiful side dish! We all need a some bright color at dinner, don’t we? Simple Carrot Salad Ingredients: 10 small- medium sized organic carrots 1/2 cup organic raisins 1/2 cup mayonnaise (click here to find out how to make your own mayo!) Directions: Wash and grate carrots. (I…

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