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Five tips for creating simple beauty

Beauty is all around us. And often it’s found in the most simplest of things. Take for instance, Brian Eno’s Thinking Music Part IV. An 57:56 minute track of simple, single harmonious notes that play at a seemingly random pattern and bring a sense of calm and relaxation to the stress of the world around [...]

You’re blessed when…

(matthew 5:5) As part of Lent, Thomas is giving up “consumption.” He’s hoping to appreciate the things he has in a greater way and desire other things far less. He shared this graphic and idea on Saturday as part of the readings for Lent that we’re both doing. It sums up a lot of what [...]

A tip of the hat

Several family members and friends are doing some very cool things as of late and I wanted to be sure I took the time to brag on them properly. They’re definitely not letting anything hold them back… First up… My sister Kara has been creating a number of hair clips, pins and accessories. She’s doing [...]

Quit your job, buy a MacBook & blog about it minimalism

Too good not to share… Have a great weekend! HT Missminimalist The photo above is from my good friend Thomas and his post on “My set up.” Thomas is a great guy and major Apple fan boy, but he would never claim to be a minimalist.

We Live Simply turns 1

We did it! This little blog turned one year old yesterday! Thanks for all your continued reading, sharing posts with your friends and most importantly, your feedback. This site wouldn’t be what it is without your feedback. Here’s a “short” video message for you all (or you can read a summary below)… As I looked [...]

Moolala – saving money and earning you some cash

File this one under, “keep or toss it.” I’ve just found out about a cool new service that has really peaked my interest. A former medical missionary couple in Austin, Texas, Tony and Felicity Dale, have just launched a new site with their sons based on the same concept as and Groupon — called [...]

Top 10 posts for 2010

The year is coming to an end. It’s been an amazing year and I can’t wait to see what lies ahead for me, this site and the each and every one of you. As I look back, I’m always interested to see what posts resonated with folks the most and which posts brought the most [...]