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LITTLE HOUSE ON THE MOUNTAIN

"...to seek to lead a quiet life, to mind your own business, and to work with your own hands, as we commanded you, so that you may walk properly in the presence of outsiders and not be dependent on anyone." - 1 Thessalonians 4:11-12

 

DIY All Purpose Budget Friendly Cleaner

This DIY all purpose cleaner costs little to nothing and is safe and effective for most types of surfaces. Many people have started to clean with vinegar as a healthier and less costly cleaning method. If we are honest, most of us bear with the vinegar smell for the peace of mind of knowing that we are doing a service to our household. At times, I would miss the lovely smells of some of the cleaners I would buy from the store or online. I began adding essentials oils to my vi

Our Journey to a "Simpler" Life & Tips for Starting Out

When we first began our journey to a "simpler" more minimal life, one of the first things we noticed was that many aspects of what we were walking into did not in fact seem simpler. We also quickly realized that we were more dependent on the conveniences of the fragile modern system than we would have cared to admit. It became rapidly apparent that we had amassed too many material items over the years of our individual lives and together, and that we had far fewer skills than