Thanksgiving and the Most Important Thing

We’ll be hosting Thanksgiving here this year for about a dozen friends and family, and I’m excited. Yesterday I bought the turkey and unpacked the china on the dining table.

Then I sat down and made a To Do list. Soon my list was filled with things like: “Clean the oven” and “Vacuum . . . → Read More: Thanksgiving and the Most Important Thing

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.

A Season of Stuff – 7 Ways to Prevent Holiday Clutter

Our homes fill up with things a little at a time. Stuff creeps in gradually, until one day we open a closet and realize we can’t squeeze in another single item.

We’re about to enter a season filled with new things arriving on a regular basis–presents, Christmas cards, holiday goodies, calendars, and much . . . → Read More: A Season of Stuff – 7 Ways to Prevent Holiday Clutter

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 One Thing That Will Return Sanity To Our Political Process

I decided to save the paper political flyers we received leading up to this election. A quick count reveals that 89 brochures and postcards landed in our mailbox and on our front door.

In my neighborhood we have 600 homes, so just in our square mile we probably received about 54,000 pieces of . . . → Read More: The One Thing That Will Return Sanity To Our Political Process

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.

Cinnamon Crispies to Make Ahead for Christmas Breakfast

Here’s the recipe I promised to share with you for the Cinnamon Crispies I prepare ahead each year for Christmas breakfast. I usually make a batch of these at the end of November and tuck them in the freezer. I cook some bacon or sausage the day before Christmas and refrigerate it. On . . . → Read More: Cinnamon Crispies to Make Ahead for Christmas Breakfast

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.