Category: Living Simply

Eco-friendly camping ideas

We’re planning our second family camping trip this week. Our first adventure wasn’t as environmentally friendly as I would have liked, so I thought I’d share what I want to change plus some other green camping ideas I’ve come across.…


My bugs are happy

At least I hope they are happier. I gave them a week’s worth of damp, shredded newspaper to munch on. There was already a huge amount of organic material to eat. What else could they ask for? You see, we…


Divide and Conquer

Rather a strange title coming from a Quaker, don’t ya think? It felt rather militaristic to me when I wrote it, but has nothing whatsoever to do with military tactics. In actuality, it has to do with simplicity and peace,…