Cher: The Next Urban Homesteader?

Did you read about Cher’s auction? She’s selling off 700 things: clothes, jewelry, furniture and even some stuff from the garage at her house in Malibu, California. “I am beginning a new chapter in my career and have decided to rewrite my personal environment, my home,” Cher said in a statement. . . . → Read More: Cher: The Next Urban Homesteader?

About Eliza Cross

Eliza Cross is a full-time writer and the author of a dozen books about food and home design. She has been blogging about simplicity and sustainable living since 2006.

Not Breaking Much New Ground

I have been trying to dig a hole in the front yard to plant a currant bush. After two attempts, I am only halfway there. The hole is full of roots, and the clay soil is so hard I can barely get the spade in, even after filling it with water. The hole . . . → Read More: Not Breaking Much New Ground

About Eliza Cross

Eliza Cross is a full-time writer and the author of a dozen books about food and home design. She has been blogging about simplicity and sustainable living since 2006.

We Are Sans Cans

Curbside came this morning and took away our old paint cans, just like they promised. We got rid of 10 paint cans, 3 containers of insecticide and 2 old rechargable batteries, which fit perfectly in the bag they provided. It feels great to be rid of the toxic chemicals, and we also gained some shelf . . . → Read More: We Are Sans Cans

About Eliza Cross

Eliza Cross is a full-time writer and the author of a dozen books about food and home design. She has been blogging about simplicity and sustainable living since 2006.