9 Ways to Enjoy a Happy Simple Holiday Season

Peaceful church

Photo: ForestWander.com

Two weeks ago, I wrote about enjoying more peace during the holidays. Many of you have shared your stories about simplifying, which I love hearing:

“Last year, I decided not to put out the 85-piece snow village,” writes Lauren F. “Instead, I arranged some candles and fresh pine boughs on . . . → Read More: 9 Ways to Enjoy a Happy Simple Holiday 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.

Get Ready for Christmas: 6 Tips for Eco-friendly Unwrapping

Merry Christmas! As you’re unwrapping presents tomorrow, here are some tips to make it easier to reduce waste, reuse and recycle.

1. Before everyone dives into the gifts, tell your family that you want to be greener this year and ask them to use a little extra care in unwrapping presents. Designate a . . . → Read More: Get Ready for Christmas: 6 Tips for Eco-friendly Unwrapping

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.