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Ery little money What I found was down to eBook #180 a way of life that also gave me independence opportunity and freedomRhonda Hetzel gently encourages readers to find the pleasure and meaning in a simpler life sharing all the practic Having bought this book out of sheer desperation during a rare unsuccessful visit to my favourite bookshop I honestly didn t expect a great deal I was therefore blindsided by just how great it really is Rhonda s courageous treatment of the simple living ethos her willingness to put words to a whole swathe of wishy washy new agey notions and her gentle spirit make this a true gem in my bookshelf I enjoyed the journey the book gave me from the introduction and the discussion of simple living from an ethical and philosophical standpoint through life planning budgeting housekeeping gardening and nutrition I knew a great deal of it already and apply most of that in my life But to read of it all synthesised so seamlessly laid out so lovingly was a revelation I am indeed inspired and am approaching my own life changes with renewed vigour and optimism

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Al information she has gathered on her own journey Whether you want to learn how to grow tomatoes bake bread make your own soap and preserve fruit or just be inspired to slow down and live sustainably Down to Earth will be your guide Rhonda has a real passion for simple living evidenced by her blog and this book It is a wonderful guide to those starting the journey to simple living from scratch and it will be a book that I refer to often for the hints and tips that pop out of each chapter I particular found the resource guide at the back of the book helpful the layout graphics and photography make it a lovely book to flick through as well

SUMMARY down to earth

I was pulled into simple living before I knew what it was It crept up on me using the smallest of steps and didn't reveal its true beauty and real power until I was totally hooked I was searching for a way to live well while spending v Sometimes you find yourself thinking a whole lot of things that aren t uite what everyone else is thinking You start to envision that life could be different and you realise your values conflict with some of our current social norms When I picked up Rhonda s book I was astonished to find that here was someone else who not only thought the same way she d done something about itSince reading Down to Earth I have discovered that lots of people know our old consume or die way of living just isn t sustainable and importantly that it has stopped being fun If you love the idea of taking back your life getting off the treadmill of debt reconnecting with your family and children read this book Now I bought a copy for my Mum and we talk about it all the time Thanks Rhonda for putting so much heart and soul into how you live your life so that others can now benefit from your story


10 thoughts on “down to earth

  1. says:

    Sometimes you find yourself thinking a whole lot of things that aren't uite what everyone else is thinking You start to envision that life could be different and you realise your values conflict with some of our current social norms When I picked up Rhonda's book I was astonished to find that here was someone else who not only thought the same way she'd done something about itSince reading Down to Earth I hav

  2. says:

    Still busy reading Down to Earth the book written by Rhonda Hetzel who I kind of know through her online down to earth forum I really

  3. says:

    Five big fat practical stars A great practical resource for anyone trying to simplify their life save money and generally get a little earth friendly I borrowed a copy from the library but would love my own copy I particularly liked the section on green cleaning and have already made uite a few of the recipes Rhonda included in the book In the first section titled ‘Living Simply’ Rhonda wrote down in words exactly how I’ve been thin

  4. says:

    I received this book as a present from my mother who is very much on the road to living simply It just wasn't my thing really that is until I sat down in front of the tv to flick through my birthday book Firstly it's beautiful The layout the pictures the uality of the paper everything about it has such a warm and welcome feeling about it not in the least the voice of the author Rhonda manages to present her ideas in su

  5. says:

    Having bought this book out of sheer desperation during a rare unsuccessful visit to my favourite bookshop I honestly didn't expect a great deal I was therefore blindsided by just how great it really is Rhonda's courageous treatment of the si

  6. says:

    I read this cover to cover It had some great ideas philosophies and tips for simple frugal living The photographs were beautiful and homely My partner and I have both really benefited from what Rhonda had to say we've learned a lot and feel comforted by the fact that there are many others out there with goals and values in line with ours The book blog and website recommendations at the end were really helpful too we'll definitely be checkin

  7. says:

    Rhonda has a real passion for simple living evidenced by her blog and this book It is a wonderful guide to those starting the journ

  8. says:

    Words cannot describe how much I loved this book I am constantly going back to it to use the recipes and just for inspiration It's gorgeous

  9. says:

    Loved this book Very practical homemaker skills

  10. says:

    This book is inspirational for anyone wanting to live simply I had knowledge of Rhonda via her helpful blog of the same nameRhonda Hetzel's practical advice and discussions about self sufficiency came along at the same time as our family estab

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