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In this hustle bustle world of instant everything, is there any wonder we are craving a simpler, more mindful flow to our days? The noise of life, crazy schedules, always being “connected” can make one wish to live in a little house on the prairie.
I had this thought one day after watching a movie: how nice would it be to have a little cottage with no electricity? To live by the rhythms of the sun, immerse myself in chores like churning butter and kneading bread. Then, my sister texted me and I was brought back to the 21st century.
But that doesn”t mean we can”t balance our hectic lives in a more simplistic way. Maybe we get the best of both worlds. We have a choice to unplug and enjoy the tasks of our grandmothers.
How do we do this? Here are a few ideas…