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  • my week in objects (mostly).

    five little things that made my week.  1. this new notebook. {because i’m shifting a habit; new stationery supplies help.} 2. this red scarf. {counter air-conditioning tactic 101.} 3. these tapes. {for being at…

    August 18, 2017 3 Comments
  • simple stuff: pouches and bags.

    Simple Stuff: A series devoted to talking about the stuff that might prove useful or helpful or otherwise necessary while making a home in a small apartment or anywhere. Its aim is to provide a…

    August 14, 2017 25 Comments
  • my week in objects (mostly).

    five little things that made my week. 1. this tote of borrowed things. {going back from whence they came.} 2. these red runner bean flowers. {because wonders never cease.} 3. this little loupe. {for…

    August 11, 2017 5 Comments
  • my week in objects (mostly).

    five little things that made my week: 1. this wooden bowl (and spoon). {for a certain little brother who’s starting to eat solids.} 2. these soap samples.  {best kind of research.} 3. these rain drops.…

    August 4, 2017 20 Comments
  • life in a tiny apartment.

    Survival Tip #155: Call yourself whatever you please. Over the weekend, a morning walk to the farmers’ market got us a basket full of fresh vegetables and a dusty wooden crate that a neighbor filling…

    August 2, 2017 66 Comments
  • my week in objects, mostly.

    five little things that made my week.  1. these little buddies. {both of them.} 2. this square chalk. {for getting endless use this week.} 3. this trio of pens. {because i finally remembered to bring…

    July 28, 2017 4 Comments
  • my week in objects (mostly).

    five little things that made my week. 1. this white shelf. {because why did it take so long to make it this way?} 2. this blossom. {beauty in neglect, etc.} 3. these ice cubes.…

    July 21, 2017 5 Comments
  • simple stuff: drying racks.

    Simple Stuff: A new series devoted to talking about the stuff that might prove useful or helpful or otherwise necessary while making a home in a small apartment or anywhere. Its aim is to provide…

    July 20, 2017 43 Comments
  • life in a tiny apartment.

    Tip #154: Spread a little cheer. This morning, the muscles on the underside of my forearms are aching. They’re tender from overuse this weekend, being put to work on tiny apartment improvements that didn’t…

    July 17, 2017 17 Comments
  • my week in objects (mostly).

    five little things that made my week: 1. this little utensil.  {and accompanying napkin. for helping lunchtime stay zero-waste.} 2. these peas. {C’MON BABIES.} 3. this oil. {it’s been the perfect thing for putting…

    July 14, 2017 19 Comments