7 Ways to Simplify the Holidays

Simplify the holidays | #alldonebydecemberone #simplechristmas #simpleholidays

  Would you like to join our group and get organized early so you can relax and enjoy the holidays? Sign up now for All Done By December One and …

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About Eliza Cross

Eliza Cross is a full-time writer and the author of 15 books about food and home design. She has been blogging about simplicity and sustainable living since 2006.

Corn, Jack, Bacon and Beer Chowder Recipe

Corn Bacon Chowder | #souprecipes #comfortfood #baconrecipes

  Dear friends, Now that autumn is really here in Colorado, I’m back in the kitchen craving comfort food like soul-soothing soups. This rich chowder is one of my favorite …

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About Eliza Cross

Eliza Cross is a full-time writer and the author of 15 books about food and home design. She has been blogging about simplicity and sustainable living since 2006.

A Meditation for Hamster Wheel Mind

A meditation for hamster wheel mind | #sleeptips

    Dear friends, Maybe you’ve been there. It’s deep in the night when you should be slumbering peacefully. Instead, your mind is turning something over and over and over. …

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About Eliza Cross

Eliza Cross is a full-time writer and the author of 15 books about food and home design. She has been blogging about simplicity and sustainable living since 2006.

7 Buffers to Calm a Busy Life

7 Ways to Buffer a Busy Day | #relax #recharge #balance #balancedlife

  Dear friends, Tell me if you can relate to my typical way of planning. Let’s say I have a lunch appointment at 11:30. I’ll think, “Okay, it takes about …

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About Eliza Cross

Eliza Cross is a full-time writer and the author of 15 books about food and home design. She has been blogging about simplicity and sustainable living since 2006.

Destroy Those Unneeded Documents – PaperFree Day 7

Shred papers for security } #PaperFree #happysimpleliving #decluttering #organizing

  Dear friends, Today is the last installment of our PaperFree challenge. I’ve enjoyed sharing this week-long focus on tackling papers with you. In this day and age of identity …

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About Eliza Cross

Eliza Cross is a full-time writer and the author of 15 books about food and home design. She has been blogging about simplicity and sustainable living since 2006.

7 Tips to Organize the Papers You Keep – PaperFree Day 6

Organize your online time

  Dear friends, We’ve been focusing on ways to be #PaperFree for the past week, but most of us will still want to hang on to paper copies of certain …

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About Eliza Cross

Eliza Cross is a full-time writer and the author of 15 books about food and home design. She has been blogging about simplicity and sustainable living since 2006.

Store Documents in the Cloud – PaperFree Day 5

Store Documents in the Cloud | #Paperfree #Declutter #Organizing

  Dear friends, In today’s post I’ll share some simple ways to store your digital documents and photos. While it’s great to keep copies on our computer hard drives or …

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About Eliza Cross

Eliza Cross is a full-time writer and the author of 15 books about food and home design. She has been blogging about simplicity and sustainable living since 2006.

Scan Papers With a Plan – PaperFree Day 4

Scan papers to be #PaperFree | Happy Simple Living blog

Dear friends, Imagine living in a paperfree household, where endless papers no longer clutter tables and counters.┬áScanning documents and storing them in a secure place might be the solution that …

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About Eliza Cross

Eliza Cross is a full-time writer and the author of 15 books about food and home design. She has been blogging about simplicity and sustainable living since 2006.

Know What To Keep – PaperFree Day 3

Which important papers to keep | PaperFree #decluttering #organizing #declutter #getorganzized

  Dear friends, Kudos to everyone who decluttered paper over the weekend, like Yolanda S. who tidied up the Hot Spot. “Our family has a bad habit of placing everything …

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About Eliza Cross

Eliza Cross is a full-time writer and the author of 15 books about food and home design. She has been blogging about simplicity and sustainable living since 2006.