Living Simply in the Suburban Battleground

I keep trying to crack this nut that I call “living simply in the suburbs.” I’ve dedicated a whole website to the idea, yet even I wrestle with what I mean by the phrase. Not only do I wrestle with the phrase, but I also wrestle with the fact that any meaning I come up… Continue reading Living Simply in the Suburban Battleground

What I Mean by ‘Simple Home’

There is no shortage of blogs about decluttering, organizing, and creating a more peaceful living space by trashing, donating, or selling as much stuff as absolutely possible. If you took a gander around my garage, you would not be overwhelmed with feng anything, much less shui. But I know the importance of neatness and order… Continue reading What I Mean by ‘Simple Home’

What I Mean by ‘Simple Family’

Part 2 in my walk through the core pieces of Simply in the Suburbs. Part 1 was ‘Simple Faith’ A simple family is characterized by margin and purposeful intentionality (that phrase might be redundant, but I’m fine with that). The less margin we have, the less we are able to enjoy being a family. The… Continue reading What I Mean by ‘Simple Family’