What’s Wrong With This Picture?

Lately I’ve been catching myself in a really bad habit. It happened again yesterday, when I stopped to admire this beautiful Virginia Creeper vine just beginning to turn colors for autumn.

I stood for a moment enjoying the colorful array, but no sooner had my spirits been lifted when

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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.

The Sweet Act of Doing Nothing

Today we’re fortunate to have a guest posting written by Karen Susman. Karen is a professional speaker, author and life coach. She has a gift for networking, as well as a very warm, personal — and often humorous — way of connecting with people. Whenever I spend time with Karen, I leave feeling . . . → Read More: The Sweet Act of Doing Nothing

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.

The Best Things in Life

My son reached into his pocket after school today and said shyly, “I saw this rock on the playground and thought you might like it because it’s shaped like a heart.”

He sure does know what I like.

Hugs,

About Eliza Cross

Eliza Cross is a full-time . . . → Read More: The Best Things in Life

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.

7 Free Things You Can Do This Week to Simplify

1. Clear your desktop. Software programs love to attach icons to our desktops, but who needs the clutter when programs can be easily accessed from the main menu? It’s funny, but I feel calm and peaceful every time I open my laptop and see just this beautiful ocean wallpaper. If you use Windows . . . → Read More: 7 Free Things You Can Do This Week to Simplify

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.