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    my week in objects (mostly).

    five little things that made my week.1. this little bug.{for being all kinds of brave while her parents were decidedly under the weather.}2. this ginger tea.{and every other gingery thing i managed to keep…

    February 5, 2016 28 Comments
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    habit shift: cloth napkins.

    I grew up in a house where we used cloth napkins for most meals, so I’ll admit off the bat that embracing cloth napkins wasn’t really a shift for me. Still, I know it’s…

    January 28, 2016 79 Comments
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    my week in objects (mostly).

    five little things that made my week.1. these bulbs.{because new beginnings.}2. these pom-poms.{for being mostly still not destroyed.}3. this “car.”{for providing week-long entertainment.}4. this book.{for being just so deliciously sweet (and for inspiring the above).}5.…

    January 22, 2016 22 Comments
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    make-believe: reading nook.

    At the risk of too much navel-gazing, it’s been a really lovely week of finding that my book has made its way into so many of your homes. I’ve said this already, but more…

    January 21, 2016 15 Comments
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    baby proof: gracious gifts.

    We’ve passed the halfway point of January. The last of the holiday decorations have likely been put away, any lingering pine needles have been swept up. If you’re like me, you’ve moved on to…

    January 19, 2016 58 Comments
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    my week in objects (mostly).

     five little things that made my week.1. this pot.{because it makes me feel like i’m getting some more moisture at night.}2. these stars of bethlehem. {for staying so perky so long.}3. this glass container.{because james…

    January 15, 2016 10 Comments
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    love the room you’re with.

    A quick post to say thank you, thank you for the incredible support you guys have shown me always, and especially since Simple Matters was released on Tuesday. I’m so happy that you guys are…

    January 14, 2016 27 Comments
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    simple matters, out on shelves.

    I’m not really sure what I’m supposed to do today. Reread my book? Sleep late and eat bon-bons and luxuriate in the fact that today is the day that you get to read it? Call…

    January 12, 2016 75 Comments
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    make your own: necklace organizer.

    This past weekend, I detangled my necklaces for the last time. I thought you might like to know about it.In shifting our bedroom to the other room a few weeks ago, I lost the little hook on the…

    January 11, 2016 17 Comments
  • photos_reading_my_tea_leaves_IMG_2553

    my week in objects (mostly).

    five little things that made my week. 1. these furry animals. {because here’s to a little makeshift “decorating.”} 2. this tiny harmonica.  {because faye is totally obsessed.} 3.  this rug.{because it came just before the holidays and…

    January 8, 2016 7 Comments