A Green, Clean and Cheap Way to Enjoy Spot-Free Dishes

Photo by Steve A. Johnson

If you have an automatic dishwasher, chances are you have a little dispenser that you’re supposed to fill with “rinse aid” to help the dishes come out sparkling and spot-free. Rinse aid isn’t cheap, though; at our local grocery store, an 8.45 ounce bottle retails for $5.15, or . . . → Read More: A Green, Clean and Cheap Way to Enjoy Spot-Free Dishes

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.

Cool Off with an Old-Fashioned Homemade Lemonade Recipe

I picked up a can of name-brand frozen lemonade concentrate recently, and noticed that the first ingredient listed was high fructose corn syrup. Lemonade is the classic summertime drink, but the product made from the the can is mostly empty calories.

Lemons are an excellent source of Vitamin C, but cooking the lemon . . . → Read More: Cool Off with an Old-Fashioned Homemade Lemonade Recipe

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.

An Easy Homemade Frozen Yogurt Recipe

Baby, it’s hot outside—and that means it’s the perfect time to get out the ice cream maker and make an icy treat. We decided to make some frozen yogurt last week, and it couldn’t have been easier. The base of this concoction was thick Greek yogurt, which makes a frozen yogurt that is . . . → Read More: An Easy Homemade Frozen Yogurt Recipe

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.

Still Time to Enter and Win a Copy of the Writing Book ‘Pen On Fire’

If you love to write and wish you could find more time to put words on paper, I’m sponsoring a giveaway over at my professional website of Barbara DeMarco-Barrett’s inspiring book Pen On Fire. The giveaway ends tonight at midnight MST, and you can read my interview with Barbara and get the . . . → Read More: Still Time to Enter and Win a Copy of the Writing Book ‘Pen On Fire’

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.