24 Nostalgic Christmas Ideas

Celebrate an old-fashioned Christmas

  Dear friends, The Advent season is upon us. Many of us long to simplify the holidays and find more meaning in the season. Have you ever noticed that often …

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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.

5 Gift Giving Myths to Let Go

5 myths to let go about giving gifts | Happy Simple Living blog

  Dear friends, A few years ago, I wanted to surprise an administrative assistant in another state who had been absolutely great to work with. We weren’t close, but 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.

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.

7 Ways to Finish Strong this Christmas

Peace during Christmas

  Dear friends, My son has finals this week, and his high school posted this message: “Finish strong.” It’s such a good reminder–not only to stay focused on school work …

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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 Ways to Slow Down and Savor These Precious Days

Peace sign Christmas ornament | Happy Simple Living blog

  With 12 days remaining until Christmas, it can be easy to get caught up in the holiday rush and miss the simple pleasures of the advent season. If you …

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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.