What Big Things Could You and Your Money Do in 2013?

Photo: Hakee

2013 marks my fourth year of participating in the January Money Diet. The first year, I remember feeling like 31 days was a long time to go without shopping. I was in the habit of buying and consuming whatever my heart desired, and if I didn’t have enough in . . . → Read More: What Big Things Could You and Your Money Do in 2013?

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 Natural Ways to Get a Good, Deep Night’s Sleep

Deep sleep at Happy Simple Living blog

Photo: Paul Wilkinson

The holidays are upon us, and for many this means traveling and sleeping in the family guest room or a hotel room. Or it might mean many more things to think about, late nights and disrupted schedules. With that in mind, I thought I would share some of . . . → Read More: 7 Natural Ways to Get a Good, Deep Night’s Sleep

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.

Try the January Money Diet and Start 2013 Financially Strong

Could you go 31 days without spending a nickle on anything but the barest necessities?

The biggest surprise for most people who participate in the January Money Diet is that it’s kind of fun. You might think that it would be a drag, not spending for more than four weeks, but we get . . . → Read More: Try the January Money Diet and Start 2013 Financially Strong

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.

Christmas Countdown – How’s It Going?

Our dog, Maddie, is a good sport about dressing up like Santa

“I enjoyed Happy Simple Living’s ‘All Done by December One’ series, and even though I didn’t finish everything for the holidays by the first of December, getting a big head start this year made all the difference. I’m definitely feeling more . . . → Read More: Christmas Countdown – How’s It Going?

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.