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 …

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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.

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 …

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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.

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 …

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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.

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 …

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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.

Win a Copy of My Favorite Book About Romance

My dear friend Gail Riley and her husband Tom Statzell own a wonderful inn here in Colorado, Highland Haven Creekside Inn. In the charming town of Evergreen (about an hour’s …

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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 Present for You – Block Island Organics Cleanser Giveaway

If you’re concerned about the chemicals used in skin care products as I am, you’ve probably tried to find safe, quality, non-toxic alternatives. It’s not always easy to find products …

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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.

Win a Signed Copy of 101 Things To Do With Pumpkin

My newest cookbook has just been released by Gibbs Smith, and I’m so excited to share it with you. 101 Things To Do With Pumpkin is filled with easy recipes …

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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.

Win a Signed Copy of 101 Things To Do With a Pickle

My newest cookbook has just been released by Gibbs Smith, and it’s all about things to do with crispy, crunchy pickles. You probably figured that out from looking at 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.

Win An Assortment of Bob’s Red Mill Organic Quinoa

I rarely feature products on Happy Simple Living, and when I do it’s for something I’m truly crazy about. You may know that I’m a big quinoa fan, and not …

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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.