Stop the InFlow – PaperFree Day 2

Reduce Junk Mail | Happy Simple Living blog

  Dear friends, It’s the weekend, and I’m sending extra encouragement to everyone dedicated to spending at least 20 minutes a day tackling household papers. For some instant inspiration, check …

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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.

Tackle the Hot Spot – PaperFree Day 1

PaperFree Day 1 | #declutter #decluttering #organizing

  Dear friends, If you’re joining the PaperFree challenge for the next 7 days, welcome! Every day for the next 7 days, our collective challenge is to spend at least …

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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.

The PaperFree Challenge Starts Tomorrow

PaperFree Challenge | #organizing #decluttering #organized #homeorganization

  Dear friends, If you subscribe to this blog, you received an email from me last week bemoaning the fact that our household’s papers were multiplying while I sleep. “I …

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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.

Holy Interruptions

Holy Interruptions | Happy Simple living blog

  Dear friends, Just as I’m about to tell the punch line of my hilarious schnauzer joke, the server arrives with our chimichangas and the moment is lost. Or a …

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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.

I Wish You Could See What Was Here Before

  Dear friends, Do you ever spend hours on a household task, and wonder if it really makes a difference? Your toil simply brings the room back to zero, 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.

Red Currant Honey Iced Tea

Red Currant Iced Tea | #icedtea #currantrecipes #beverages #sweettea

Dear friends,

It’s currant season here in Colorado, and the red berries are ripe and ready to be picked. The berries are mouth-puckeringly tart, which creates a fun challenge when it comes figuring out ways to prepare them.

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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.

Easy Crock Pot Carnitas Recipe

Crock Pot Carnitas #carnitas #easyrecipes #crockpot #crockpotrecipes

  Dear friends, The Crock Pot is great for summer cooking. I love being able to prepare dinner early on a hot day and let it cook away while the …

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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.

Do You Have a Look Forward List?

  Dear friends, I read a variation of the quote above (attributed to various people, from Mark Twain to Oprah) a couple of years ago. Those three things–something good to …

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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.

Let’s Talk About Dread, the Sniveling Cousin of Fear

How to overcome dread | #anxiety #fear #takeaction

  Dear friends, I’ve never really paid attention to the feeling of dread, but it’s with me more often than I’d like to admit. Perhaps you, too, are familiar with …

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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.