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Welcome Hi, I'm Eliza Cross and I'm glad you're here. I love exploring how less stuff, spending, and stress can equal more peace and more time for the things that matter. Since 2006, the Happy Simple Living
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 this gloomy emotion that can feel like a pesky, insistent dark cloud.
I learned something new this week: In agriculture, leaving land unplanted for a year helps restore the soil’s natural nutrient balance.
The garden often reveals spiritual parallels about life, but I’d never considered this concept of letting the dirt recover. I vaguely remembered the Bible verse in Exodus about letting . . . → Read More: Letting a Field Lie Fallow
Gardening season is in full swing here in Colorado. We collectively held our breath through a few near-freezing nights during mid-May, and were spared the late spring hard frost that has harmed tender plants and blossoms in recent years. As a result, we had an absolutely gorgeous spring and all . . . → Read More: 5 Free Ways to Improve Your Garden Soil