Simplicity and the Subversion of Subtle Idolatry

photo © 2010 Andrei Bocan | more info (via: Wylio) During the 46 days of Lent (well, in actuality my family celebrated the Resurrection on Saturday so we chose to feast with them then [45 days]) food often filled my thoughts.  Attempting to live on $2 a day meant that I craved Chipotle on a [Read More...]

What's Water Worth To You? (Guest post: Dan Martin)

This Lent money raised on this blog will go to Blood: Water Mission to provide clean water in Africa.  We only have a few days left and are not yet to 50% of our $200 goal!!!!  Please consider giving a few dollars Here.  Also, please re-post this and promote our cause on FB and Twitter!!!! [Read More...]

Bare Feet, Parvo, and Simplicity ($2 a Day: 17-30)

    When we got our first Dog, Sadie, I had quite the learning curve.  One thing I didn’t realize when she came into our home as a young pup is that she would not be able to go on long walks or to the dog park for the first couple of month.  This is [Read More...]

"Failure Reminds us of Grace During Lent," Simplicity in the Burbs ($2 a day) [Day 15-16]

Failure.  I failed.  It was unintentionally, but nevertheless, I failed.  My goal for Lent has been to stay under $2 a day with my food and any extra expenses that may come up.  And yesterday when I hit the auto-sum button on my Excel spreadsheet, I realized I had topped the scales by $0.08.  I [Read More...]


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