Unfinished Business

I’m an early bird.

Most mornings I awaken early enough to sit in my favorite chair with a cup of coffee and spend a quiet hour reading, praying, meditating, and writing. Oh, how I treasure those quiet moments. As the sun comes up, the light filters through the sheer curtains in the living . . . → Read More: Unfinished Business

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.

12 Desperation Dinners for When You Don’t Feel Like Cooking

Dear friends,

Do you ever have nights when you really, really aren’t in the mood to cook?

I write cookbooks, so I do lots of recipe developing and tinkering as part of my day job. I truly enjoy being in the kitchen and preparing food, usually.

Except when I don’t.

Some nights, I . . . → Read More: 12 Desperation Dinners for When You Don’t Feel Like Cooking

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.

Easy Strawberry Mini Cheesecakes Recipe

 

I LOVE dessert, but sometimes a petite treat is just right after a big dinner. These mini cheesecakes are among my favorite bite-sized desserts, and the recipe is so simple. I made them with strawberries, but you can prepare them with whatever berries you have on hand such as raspberries, blackberries or . . . → Read More: Easy Strawberry Mini Cheesecakes 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.

A New Season

 

Our garden is awakening here in Colorado. The first crocus bloomed yesterday!

The daffodils are budding, and the tulips are emerging.

 

 

It’s sunny and mild, too, so I’ve been puttering and doing a little cleaning up in the yard.

I know better than to clear away . . . → Read More: A New Season

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 Ways to Manage a Conflicted Case of Spring Fever

Here in Colorado, the meteorologists like to remind us that March is historically our snowiest month. (We hate when they say that.) They are apparently bound by some sort of Colorado meteorologists’ ethical code which obliges them to always (always) follow up that statement by reminding us that April is the second-snowiest month. . . . → Read More: 7 Ways to Manage a Conflicted Case of Spring Fever

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.