Free Book Giveaway – Rocks, Dirt, Worms and Weeds

If you love to garden and are looking for ways to share the joy with the kids in your life, you will love this book! Rocks, Dirt, Worms & Weeds by Jeff Hutton is packed with fun vegetable and flower gardening ideas for kids and adults.

Hutton is a writer and . . . → Read More: Free Book Giveaway – Rocks, Dirt, Worms and Weeds

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.

Flower Arrangement Idea: Tulips and Asparagus

I thought you might like to see the Valentine’s Day floral arrangement I made for my parents. The asparagus at the store is so beautiful right now, and when I saw a bunch with purple-tinged heads I was inspired to try combining it with purple tulips.

I first trimmed the ends of the . . . → Read More: Flower Arrangement Idea: Tulips and Asparagus

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.

Free Book Giveaway – 30 Days To Grace

This week’s giveaway is a special book written by Diane Sieg, a life coach, yoga instructor and professional speaker who specializes in helping people live healthy, balanced lives. She also happens to be my dear friend.

30 Days to Grace: The Practice Guide to Achieve Your Ultimate Goals explains a simple . . . → Read More: Free Book Giveaway – 30 Days To Grace

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.

Soft Chocolate Chip Salted Vanilla Cookies

Soft Chocolate Chip Salted Vanilla Cookies

Throughout my adult life, I’ve been on a selfless, never-ending quest for the Holy Grail of chocolate chip cookie recipes. The recipe I’m about to share with you is very close to my ideal—soft, chewy, full of melty chocolate, enhanced with nice vanilla notes, and balanced with . . . → Read More: Soft Chocolate Chip Salted Vanilla Cookies

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.

Just in Time for Valentine’s Day, Win a Copy of the Book ‘Colorado Romance’

My dear friend Gail Riley and her husband Tom Statzell own a wonderful inn here in Colorado, Highland Haven Creekside Inn. In the charming town of Evergreen (about an hour’s drive from Denver) along the banks of Bear Creek, Gail and Tom have created a magical retreat . . . → Read More: Just in Time for Valentine’s Day, Win a Copy of the Book ‘Colorado Romance’

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 Have a Winner!

Thanks to all of you who participated in the January Money Diet and left comments. Using Random.org I drew one name from all of our commenters, and the lucky winner of the gift box is Lois. (She happens to write about simply living, too – check out her wonderful blog, Living . . . → Read More: We Have a Winner!

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.