Monthly Archives: December 2011

The Best of Silly Simple Living 2011

Just a sampling of the best projects of 2011 from Silly Simple Living. Projects read from left to right. crochet coasters dry erase board turquoise weathered bird house easy diy gift bags frugal gardening recycled paper flower pins cinnamon garland … Continue reading

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Keeping it simple…

Editor’s note:  This is a recurring Wednesday segment on SillySimple where we can ground ourselves in the simple solution to everyday life. In the name of keeping it simple for the fourth Wednesday in December… Life is like art. You … Continue reading

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Easy Black Beans and Rice Slow Cooker Recipe

With the new year fast approaching now is the time to settle into a healthy frugal dinner routine. Black beans and rice for dinner will do just that. Here is my recipe for this easy frugal dinner.   Black Beans … Continue reading

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Christmas P.S.A.

Hi there, Mr. Silly Simple speaking. I’ve offered to help my wife out with her blog today so she can concentrate on getting some much needed projects finished. It’s that time of year again, where the days are characterized by … Continue reading

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5 Holiday tradition ideas for your family to consider adopting

Here are my 5 ideas for great family holiday traditions to get started on this year: 1) Skype ?!? You mean this isn’t a holiday tradition yet? With our increasingly more mobile families and increasing connections through technology, video conferencing … Continue reading

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Keeping it simple…

Editor’s note:  This is a recurring Wednesday segment on SillySimple where we can ground ourselves in the simple solution to everyday life. In the name of keeping it simple for the second Wednesday in December… There are three stages of … Continue reading

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Christmas coffee cake recipe

Around Christmas time, two of my favorite foods become available in abundance in nearby grocery stores:  oranges and fresh cranberries. So in honor of the coming holiday and my love of cranberries and citrus I thought I would share my … Continue reading

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5 Ways you can give back for the holidays

To be honest, I think you know this stuff already. It just seems like now would be a good time to send out a little reminder. This season has so much going on– and it is so easy to let … Continue reading

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Keeping it simple…

Editor’s note:  This is a recurring Wednesday segment on SillySimple where we can ground ourselves in the simple solution to everyday life. In the name of keeping it simple for the first Wednesday in December… If your holiday to-do list … Continue reading

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Handmade Gift Tags

Are you having a handmade Christmas season? It seems this year that lots of people feel pressure at this point in the season to achieve Christmas decor and gift ideals. It can be an enormous amount of pressure, and it … Continue reading

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