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Saving a cardigan for later: Recycled sweater project

Woah, it has been a while since my last update on here. Sometimes life gets in the way of the simple living. I never meant to step away for so long but I am glad to be back! I wanted … 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 April… “What would be the point … Continue reading

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Frugal Gardening 2012: Sprouts Edition

A few weeks ago I mentioned that I was busy preparing for garden season 2012. I had planted seeds in starting pots and was eagerly waiting for them to get bigger. Over the last few weeks they sure have grown! … Continue reading

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I’m Back!

I am in the process of pulling together some great new content for this week, but I just wanted to pop in and say Hi! Things have been quiet here on the blog because I spent the last week in … Continue reading

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Book Review: 3-Fabric Quilts: Quick techniques for simple projects

I have written before about how so many crafty skills can be learned on YouTube. From crochet to knitting to candle making YouTube demonstrations are great because you can start, stop and replay them if there are parts you don’t … Continue reading

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Paper Mache I: Recycled Bowl

I have been obsessed interested craft projects using recycled newspaper in recent months and somehow managed to leave out the entire classic craft medium of paper mache. Paper mache is an incredibly versatile and fun craft medium because it is … Continue reading

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February Silly Simple Wrap Up

  Whew! Another month down, on wards into March. Here is just a handful of the content that we covered here on Silly Simple Living during February. Stay tuned, we have more great stuff coming in March! Frugal gardening 2012 … Continue reading

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Frugal Gardening 2012: Seed starting revisited

Here in the DC area we have had a delightfully mild winter so far (insert superstitious ramblings about knocking on wood in hopes that this trend continues). Even with the mild winter I am still eagerly awaiting spring; and to … Continue reading

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Lemon Poppy Seed Frozen Yogurt Popsicles

    Sometimes I just crave something sweet and cold for a treat. I don’t typically keep ice cream on hand for a few different reasons (mostly because if I have it, I eat it, and then I don’t have … 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 third Wednesday in February… Opportunities to find deeper powers … Continue reading

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