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Enter Now to Win a SIMPLIFY T-shirt!

Posted on: January 7, 2014

Like to win a SIMPLIFY T-shirt? Melodie Davis of MennoMedia/Herald Press, the publisher of Living More with Less, has posted an extensive blog about Simple Living Works! She’s offering the chance to win a lovely Simplify T-shirt. You must respond by midnight (ET) this Wednesday, Jan. 8!

Part of your entry is a brief response to Living More with Less — the original or the new-ish 30th Anniversary edition. If you haven’t read it yet, that’s OK. It’s a drawing, not an essay contest.

Simple Living Works! Podcast, episode 12

Interview with Valerie Weaver-Zercher, editor of Living More with Less, 30th Anniversary Edition + Preparing for Winter Celebrations +free Simpler Living Alternative Calendar

To LISTEN, click the player at the top or the bottom of the complete Show Notes. For previous episodes, see the list at the bottom of these notes.

COMING next episode: Let’s Get Ready for a Simpler Lent & Easter

Some of the Mentions in this episode:

World Community Cookbooks: More with Less Extending the Table | Simply in Season & Simply in Season Children’s Cookbook — all from MennoMedia/Herald Press

Take-Back-Your-Time Day

Want to Contribute to WHOSE Birthday? 2014 online edition? Submission Guidelines

RESOURCES: Bring Simpler Living to Your Group! | Membership | More Ideas & Inspiration!


Hard copies of Alternatives’ resources — paper, CD, DVD — will be available soon at nominal cost from ELCA Archives.*

Simple Living Works! web site home page | Themes/Seasons Index

10 Tips for Simpler, More Meaningful Easter | Celebrations | SPANISH: 10 puntas

SEASONAL HELPS from *Treasury of Celebrations: Create Celebrations That Reflect Your Values and Don’t Cost the Earth:  Winter Festivals: Jan.-April, including Martin Luther King, Jr., Day (Jan. 15) and Valentine’s Day (Feb. 14) | LENT | EASTER

Share your thoughts on this podcast and this episode. Email Feedback AT SimpleLivingWorks DOT org [or SimpleLivingWorks AT yahoo DOT com or SimpleLivingWorks2 AT gmail DOT com], leave a message on our Facebook page or on the SLW! blog.

To learn more about SLW! – our MISSION, for example — listen to episodes #1 and 2. We produce a half-hour podcast twice a month, hopefully educational and inspiring for you, your family and your congregation or group. We blog several times a week.

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To LISTEN, click the player at the top or the bottom of the Show Notes. To SUBSCRIBE to email notices, click Comments below, then check  Notify me of new posts by email.

SUBSCRIBE for free through or your favorite podcast service. Please rate us in iTunes and leave a review. Send us your email address to receive the free monthly SLW! eNews. Remember to like us on Facebook. Urge your friends to do the same.

Individual Episode Index: #1-3: Getting Acquainted | #4-5: Beyond a Consumer Lifestyle | #6-11: Whose Birthday Is It, Anyway? | #12: Living More with Less UPDATED

Peace, Gerald “Jerry” Iversen, Chief SLW! Activist

*Evangelical Lutheran Church in America, 321 Bonnie Lane, Elk Grove Village, IL 60007 • (847) 690-9410 • • 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m., M-F (CST). An appointment in advance of visit is advised. NOTE: This is not the ELCA headquarters bldg.


We do not solicit or accept donations, nor do we sell anything. All our resources and services are free of charge. We’re an all-volunteer organization.

Copyright: Creative Commons non-commercial attribution share-alike license.

*Treasury of Celebrations: published by Northstone, a division of Wood Lake Publications, BC, Canada, best known for its Seasons of the Spirit curriculum.

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