~ 1 Thessalonians 4:11 ~
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Farm Sitters – How to Find and Prepare for Time Off

It’s closing in on the time for school to be out and summer vacations planned. In addition to choosing where we should go and what

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How to Set Goals for your Simple Life Journey

Whether we are just starting out on living a Simple Life, or are well into the journey, we still need to know what direction we

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How to Teach Your Children – Strong Lessons for Life

Raising up the next generation of children isn’t an easy task to do.  It takes time, discipline (both on the part of the parent and

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How to Have Fun with Weaving on a Bracelet Loom

With the onset of spring, the days start getting longer. We find ourselves outside, working in the garden, mowing the lawn, or just sitting in

The Ultimate Manual for the Art of Homemaking

Ready to Learn the Art of Homemaking? Then The Ultimate Manual for the Art of

Your Lifestyle Plan – Be Who You Were Meant to Be

Are you ready to create your lifestyle plan? We often dream of living a lifestyle

The Enchantment of Afternoon Tea

Enchantment of Tea? The very idea of settling in for a quiet moment and Afternoon

Have A Merry Simple Christmas

We all want a Merry Simple Christmas, and the simpler the better. But with everything

Simple Life Journal – Feminine

Ladies, keep track of your Simple Life Journey easily with this helpful Simple Life Journal.

2 Great Books by The Farm Wife

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The Farm Wife is the perfect place to start your journey towards a simple life. Julie is a salt of the earth person who shares her knowledge with others. From baking from scratch to raising livestock and everything in between, you'll find it on The Farm Wife.
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