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the clothing experiment update [day 237]

Here’s the experiment.  I decided to reduce my wardrobe by 50%.  I also threw out a mini-challenge.  Take 25 pieces of clothing from your closet, place them in a box or plastic tote.  Put it away for a month and … Continue reading

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the clothing experiment [mini-challenge]

I’m posting the 25 piece clothing challenge separate from the blog post, as I have a few people that want to participate already.  I’ll post the results monthly, along with the list of people participating.  Check it out. Take 25 pieces … Continue reading

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airing my dirty laundry… and clean laundry [day 235]

I promised you dirty laundry, so here it is.  There’s actually more of it, but this is my basket.  My kids have one upstairs too.  So why an I showing you this?  I have no idea, other than it seemed … Continue reading

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2 stores in store [day 228]

I had to go to 2 stores for work yesterday.  I needed a frame, a mat board and to have 1 photo printed.  I decided to go to Aaron Brothers for the frame and mat board, because in January, they … Continue reading

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is it really a challenge? [day 93]

I had to stop and ponder the question yesterday, “Is this really a challenge?”  There are times when it feels like one, but for the most part, it’s really not too challenging.  A challenge should make you feel like you’re … Continue reading

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the challenge: day 35 & 36 [ed’s stuff]

Okay, I had a desire to shop, but at a really fun little place on the side of the road.  As Elizabeth calls Ed’s Stuff, “…it’s the little place that looks like a lot of yards sales threw up on … Continue reading

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the challenge: days 26, 27 & 28 [$4.00]

Not too much to report over the last few days.  I’ve been working a lot, finished some books and spent a bit of time with my kids. We had some unexpected dental expenses this month and to keep my credit … Continue reading

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recycling the recycling conversation [day 19 & 20]

On day 14 of the challenge, I blogged about a recycling program I set up at our church building.  I have received some emails about my “free recycling program”, challenging me with the question, “Is it ethical?” Let me start … Continue reading

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[book review] irresistible revolution by shane claiborne

Paperback: 368 pages Publisher: Zondervan (February 1, 2006) ISBN-10: 0310266300 Amazon link: http://www.amazon.com/Irresistible-Revolution-Living-Ordinary-Radical/dp/0310266300/ I did a review of this book on amazon.com on June 5th, 2010. This book makes me want to not only make some small changes, but change … Continue reading

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