13 Simple Living Tips

1. Learn to cook

2. Reduce, Reuse, Recycle

3. If you buy it, buy it used

4. Read instead of watching TV

5. Read to your children, or play a game instead of watching TV or playing video games

6. Grow a garden

7. Preserve your fruits and veggies

8. Have date night at home.

9. Walk or ride a bike for small trips.

10. Plan your outings for errand day.

11. Keep inventory of your stock (pantry, freezers and refrigerators)

12. Use what you have

13. Find Co-ops for baby sitting, produce, gardening, anything you can buy off the shelf

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Comments

  1. I'll admit that I'm not the greenest crunch in the bunch, but common sense tips like these (t are always good reminders to make little changes at a time in order to make a difference.

  2. Good list! All things that we practice here in our home.

    Happy TT!

  3. I love your list, espcially numbers 4 & 5. It's been proven that the easiest way to create readers is to model reading for enjoyment and reading to and with your child.

  4. I hate playing games with my kids. They argue.

  5. great list

  6. great list. i do a lot of those things already.

  7. All excellent advice – and of course, common sense for simple living! Although, instead of abiding by #1 I just found a husband who knows how to do that instead ;0)

  8. Good list!

    I guess this kinda goes along with #1, but also: Eat real food instead of boxed, canned or fast food.

  9. Excellent advice in general ~ agree with most ~ extra effort in stuff like this is whats truly important.

  10. This is a fabulous list! Thank you for sharing!

  11. lately i have taken to virtual gardening on farmville [facebook]
    and my God it relaly is tempting me to grow my own garden in real 😀

    13 hardest times

  12. All good ideas!

  13. what a great list!

  14. Howdy. Just stopping by from another site I found your link on. Love your bloggy, I've read a few posts and they were good. 🙂 I've added you to my feed reader so I can read you daily.

    Thanks for havin' me here, and I hope you have a great weekend. 🙂

  15. This is a wonderful list!

    Hyla

    P.S. Dont forget today is Bloggest Loser Update Day!

  16. This is a wonderful list!

    Hyla

    P.S. Dont forget today is Bloggest Loser Update Day!

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