Places To Start A Simpler Life
finding the quiet, satisfying joys so often overlooked in the hustle and bustle of our overly "convenient" modern world. It all starts with the first step.
Compost your vegetable scraps.
Make your own two ingredient chapstick.
Create a cat toy from a toilet paper tube.
Make vegetable broth from vegetable peels.
Host a clothes swap party.
Freeze homemade ice blocks for the cooler this summer.
Bake a no-knead quick bread, like cornbread or baking powder biscuits.
Make your own all-purpose, orange oil cleaning solution.
Bake an easy, no-knead yeast bread.
Go for a walk and enjoy the small wonders and fresh air.
Make your own hot sauce or crushed red pepper flakes.
Knit a simple dish cloth.
Try a natural apple cider vinegar hair rinse instead of conditioner.
Rip up some lawn and start a vegetable garden.
Make a healthier, cheaper alternative to Hershey's chocolate syrup.
There are so many places to start. Forget feeling overwhelmed and just start somewhere. Just start. It all grows from there.