Holiday Giveaway: The Apron Book

 

Dear friends,

Just in time for holiday baking, I’m excited to give away a brand new copy of EllynAnne Geisel’s charming new book to one lucky reader.

The Apron Book: Making, Wearing and Sharing a Bit of Cloth and Comfortan updated edition of Geisel’s original award-winning book published by Andrews McMeel—is . . . → Read More: Holiday Giveaway: The Apron Book

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.

Win a Natural Pest Control Kit

Dear friends,

What comes to mind when you think of mothballs?

My grandma Eliza Seely at 97

For me, the scent always reminds me of my sweet grandmother’s closet. Not that she was a stereotypical mothball-type grandma. Eliza Seely was a lovely, active, funny, sociable grandma who lived to be 99 . . . → Read More: Win a Natural Pest Control Kit

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 Giveaway – Small Bites Cookbook

 

Today is Launch Day for my newest cookbook, Small Bites!

This book was a joy to develop and write, because appetizers are my favorite. I especially love hors d’oeuvres that feature great flavors and fresh ingredients in just a bite or two.

The 75 easy recipes in this book include skewers, . . . → Read More: Free Giveaway – Small Bites Cookbook

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.

Enter this Giveaway to Win a New Gardening Journal

Garden journal

Yesterday I posted about how writing in a gardening journal helps me keep track of plant and seed ideas, frost dates, tasks to be done, and so much more.

If you’d like a place to record your gardening thoughts, you could win the new gardening journal pictured above. This pretty volume is . . . → Read More: Enter this Giveaway to Win a New Gardening Journal

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.

Book Giveaway: The Suburban Micro-Farm

 

This month I’m excited to give away a brand new copy of Amy Stross’s terrific book, The Suburban Micro-Farm: Modern Solutions for Busy People ( Twisted Creek Press, $24.95). Amy blogs over at TenthAcreFarm, where she writes about permaculture gardening and urban homesteading from her tenth-acre yard in the suburbs of . . . → Read More: Book Giveaway: The Suburban Micro-Farm

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 Cookbook Giveaway – Pumpkin It Up!

My newest cookbook, Pumpkin It Up!, has just been released by Gibbs Smith. I had so much fun developing and testing recipes that highlight the mild, earthy, slightly sweet flavor of pumpkin, and the result is a 128 page, four-color book that retails for $16.99. This month I’m giving away a free signed . . . → Read More: Free Cookbook Giveaway – Pumpkin It Up!

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.

Happy Simple Living Celebrates 10 Years with Memories and a Giveaway

 

Let’s eat cake! Happy Simple Living is 10 years old today.

It’s hard to believe that a decade ago today, I wrote my first post for this blog. Here’s how it looked back then:

 

Baby Steps” was a scintillating retelling of my replacing the lightbulbs in the garage . . . → Read More: Happy Simple Living Celebrates 10 Years with Memories and a Giveaway

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.

Win a Copy of the New Book 1001 Ways to Live WILD

 

This week, I’m giving away a brand new hardback copy of Barbara Ann Kipfer‘s latest book, 1,001 Ways to Live WILD. Barbara is the author of sixty books, including the mega-bestseller 14,000 Things to Be Happy About.

This 384-page book ($19.95, published . . . → Read More: Win a Copy of the New Book 1001 Ways to Live WILD

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.

Win a Copy of the New Book How To Be Alive

This week, I’m giving away a brand new copy of Colin Beavan’s new book, How to Be Alive: A Guide to the Kind of Happiness That Helps the World. Colin gained notoriety when he wrote No Impact Man, a book about his year-long experiment to lead a . . . → Read More: Win a Copy of the New Book How To Be Alive

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.