“Things that use Electricity”

“As our community moves into a year of simplicity, our family has decided to give up electricity for the holy season of Advent.”

On our Canadian Road Trip we met so many people who inspired us and challenged us. The Emmaus Community was very welcoming during our short time in Victoria and we met Rob and his family there. A few months later, we saw their invite to go electricity-free for Advent: Continue reading ““Things that use Electricity””

How to Politely Decline MLM Offers from Acquaintances

Just say no thank you. That’s the short answer.

But the very nature of peer marketing makes this really difficult. So here is the long answer.

In an attempt to curate our consumptive habits, we are trying to only proactively bring things into our lives that we know will have direct and substantial benefit without doing unnecessary harm to the planet. However, we often look around and realize we own things we never meant to acquire.

Even if you’ve never heard of Network Marketing or Multi-Level-Marketing (MLM), you’ve probably gotten an invitation from an acquaintance Continue reading “How to Politely Decline MLM Offers from Acquaintances”