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    my week in objects (mostly).

    five little things that made my week:1. this cool mist.{for keeping us a little better hydrated around here.}2. these bath salts.{a treat from james and just right for some pre-bed soaks.} 3.  these tiny cozy…

    January 6, 2017 32 Comments
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    a simple matters giveaway.

    It’s a cruel irony that in this corner of the world at least, the New Year begins at precisely the moment when some of us most want to hibernate until the daffodils come out. In…

    January 5, 2017 58 Comments
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    on taking stock and making resolutions.

    I’ve never been someone to journal. (Full disclosure: I’m the particular breed of grumpy that rather balks at the use of journal as a verb.) List-making, however, I can get behind, and resolutions in…

    January 3, 2017 17 Comments
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    my week in objects, mostly.

    five little things that made my week:1. these antlers. {because toddlers in antlers are almost as good as grandpas in antlers.}2. this hamentaschen.{and the others i devoured this week.}3. this sack of presents.{because focusing on…

    December 23, 2016 15 Comments
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    gift guide: calendars for a new year.

     There’s been a lot of talk lately about bidding adieu to 2016. And I get it. There were lots of reasons that it felt like a superlatively crappy year. If we were to mark…

    December 19, 2016 15 Comments
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    my week in objects (mostly).

    five little things that made my week:1. this hanging tray.{newly hung in a different spot, in preparation for a tiny babe.}2. this organized drawer.{because nothing makes me feel instantly better than a good drawer…

    December 16, 2016 11 Comments
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    gift guide: gifts to shift habits.

    It’s no secret that I get excited about the fresh start of a New Year and so it won’t come as a surprise that I like to think of the holiday season as a…

    December 12, 2016 34 Comments
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    clutter-free holiday decorations.

    We needed to take things up a notch with our holiday decorations this year. I knew we’d put up the usual lights and candles and tree, but I had a hankering for something extra sparkly,…

    December 6, 2016 34 Comments
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    gift guide: gifts that give back.

    Since we find ourselves in a season of gift giving, I thought it might be nice this year to pull together just a few of the lovely things I’ve come across this season that also…

    December 5, 2016 32 Comments
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    my week in objects (mostly).

    five little things that made my week.1. these cinnamon sticks. {for being 18 inches long.}2. this cluster of stars.{more on these next week, but for now this toddler installation kind of breaks my heart.}3. these…

    December 2, 2016 20 Comments