Simple Christmas

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Trying to do Christmas with less spending, stuff and commercialism

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50 Nature Inspired Holiday Decor Ideas - A Little Tipsy

There is something magical and beautiful about bringing the outside in. I love adding natural elements to decor and the holidays are no exception. I went on a quest to the most awe inspiring nature inspired winter decor and came up with quite a collection! Enjoy! Greenery filled stockings from Room Service Stockings …

Dreamy Whites: French Farmhouse Christmas Items in the Shop, Wintersteen Farms Wreaths, and a Container Sale Christmas Tree Diy

4 quick makeover tips to spruce up your home before Christmas

Redecorating your home may mean a lot of effort, time, and money spent, but I've found that it is still absolutely worth it! Once it's finished (like my home almost is!) the result is so satisfying and you can create a beautiful interior space for you and your family to enjoy. I always look around for…

4 Holiday Traditions for the Minimalist Family - Cheerfully Imperfect Love Holidays, Christmas Holidays, Christmas Ornaments, Thanksgiving Decorations, Holiday Decor, Holiday Ideas, Christmas Ideas, Home Board, Minimalist Living

4 Holiday Traditions for the Minimalist Family - Cheerfully Imperfect

The holidays are fast approaching and with them the madness, the mayhem and chaos. I love holidays. I love celebrations and traditions. Spending time with family. The food, the games and gifts. Everything about the holiday season enchants me. Except the stuff. The mindless spending that results in more stuff. Stuff to be kept …

Check Out 31 Captivating Indoor Rustic Christmas Decor Ideas. Rustic Christmas is just exciting, it’s so cozy and inviting that I just can’t wait to decorate my country home in this style! Burlap Christmas, Noel Christmas, Country Christmas, Winter Christmas, All Things Christmas, Vintage Christmas, Christmas Crafts, Simple Christmas, Christmas Branches

15 Nature-Inspired Holiday Decorating Ideas | Glitter, Inc.

I'm bringing the outside in and I'm sharing how to Decorate your home with 15 Nature-Inspired Holiday Decorating Ideas for Christmas and The Holidays.

How to Host an Alternative Gift Fair (website) (via Center for a New American Dream) Get tips and ideas for hosting an alternative gift fair to promote gift-giving "without the wastefulness and commercialization of conventional shopping. Social Services, Holiday Looks, Fun Gifts, Simple Christmas, Step Guide, Ministry, Something To Do, The Neighbourhood

New Dream | How to Host an Alternative Gift Fair

Want to build community? Tired of the commercialization of the holidays? Learn how to organize an Alternative Gift Fair in your town!

There's more to the holiday season than the commercialized version we've been fed. Here is how to simplify Christmas this year.

10 Ways to Simplify Christmas

There's more to the holiday season than the commercialized version we've been fed. Here is how to simplify Christmas this year.

7 Ways to Pile Up Christmas Money: Buy Secondhand

7 Ways to Pile Up Christmas Money: Buy Secondhand

Looking for tips for finding money for Christmas presents? This series teaches you where to find that money and how to make it last for your whole list.

Christmas should be the most wonderful time of the year, not a hectic and stressful time. Here's how to have a peaceful Christmas. Christmas Thoughts, Simple Christmas, Christmas Bulbs, Time Of The Year, Wonderful Time, Peace, Holiday Decor, Creative, Christmas Light Bulbs

10 Ways to Have a Peaceful Christmas

Christmas should be the most wonderful time of the year, not a hectic and stressful time. Here's how to have a peaceful Christmas.

I believe that when you slow down and savor the small things, you don’t have to wish for a different life; you can discover beauty in the life you already have.

This Season

Today December) marks the first Sunday in Advent, according to the Christian calendar. And, apparently, it is not about chocolate advent calendars and frenetic Christmas shopping. Silent Night, Simple Christmas, Happy Sunday, Crafty, Facebook, Inspiration, Biblical Inspiration, Inhalation

A Simple Christmas: some inspiring links

Happy Sunday! These past few weeks I have been running a series on my Facebook page here, featuring links to articles, websites, and posts that look at Christmas from a slower and more purposeful p…

For the past few years we've done Christmas our way. Less driving to and from multiple Christmas events on the day, more at home time. Christmas Events, Simple Christmas

A slow Christmas

For the past few years we’ve done Christmas our way. Each year a little less fuss, a little more us. Less driving to and from multiple Christmas events on the day, more at home time. Less pre…

Christmas seems to have become the season of excess. A time when we all go a bit mad buying stuff. A Buy Nothing New Christmas is a great way to take back control of your spending, and of your Chri… Simple Christmas, Tips, Stuff To Buy, Hacks

Top Tips for a Buy Nothing New Christmas

Christmas seems to have become the season of excess. A time when we all go a bit mad buying stuff. A Buy Nothing New Christmas is a great way to take back control of your spending, and of your Chri…

This is a story created out of many visions and signs that God has given me of the fire of His word coming and the romantic first snow falling. The first snow is the first sign of His manifested wo… Snow Today, Photographer Logo, Snow Pictures, Minimalist Christmas, Simple Christmas, Photography Logo Design, Nature Plants, Companion Planting, Christmas Music

Adventures in Opting Out Book Club: Week 1

Cait Flanders is a former binge consumer turned mindful consumer of everything. Her first book, The Year of Less, is a self-help memoir and a WSJ bestseller.

Today December) marks the first Sunday in Advent, according to the Christian calendar. And, apparently, it is not about chocolate advent calendars and frenetic Christmas shopping. Last Christmas, Christmas Candle, Simple Christmas, Christmas Shopping, Christmas Gifts, Scented Candles, Candle Jars, Christian Calendar, Chocolate Advent Calendar

Advent: a calm space admist the seasonal madness

Today (3 December) marks the first Sunday in Advent, according to the Christian calendar. And, apparently, it is not about chocolate advent calendars and frenetic Christmas shopping. …

May How has your week been? Did you have any Thrifty Finds last week? This is what we managed: I forgot to post this last week but I actually spent some time melting down old candles … Simple Christmas, Thrifting, Recycling, Decorative Boxes, Storage, Stuff To Buy, Wordpress, Objects, Group

Christmas Thrifty Finds

Apologies for not having listed my Thrifty Finds for a couple of weeks. Now that we are back to normal and the decorations taken down I thought I’d share our Thrifty Finds for Christma…