• dorm_style_reading_my_tea_leaves_IMG_3236

    life in a tiny apartment.

    Tip #143: Consider A Dorm Room.I don’t know whether it’s some kind of fancy internet algorithm that keeps the posts coming across my radar, or whether there’s been an actual surge in dorm room style…

    August 29, 2016 13 Comments
  • succulent_reading_my_tea_leaves_IMG_3210

    my week in objects (mostly).

    five little things that made my week.1. this tiny swim cap.{because we joined the local YMCA and we’re loving it.}2. these paint samples. {because you just don’t know ’til you know. and even then…}3. these cast-iron hooks. {because…

    August 26, 2016 20 Comments
  • cords_reading_my_tea_leaves_IMG_2982

    life in a tiny apartment.

    Tip # 142 – Corral Your Cords.I don’t usually go in for overly tech-y solutions to small apartment problems. But if someone were to come to my apartment tomorrow and tell me that every single…

    August 22, 2016 33 Comments
  • tomatoes_reading_my_tea_leaves_IMG_2925

    my week in objects (mostly).

    five little things that made my week. 1. this rainbow toast.{because it’s nice that something so delicious can be made in two minutes flat.}2. this envelope.{because cousin snail mail.}3. this pretty box from becca.{and it’s…

    August 19, 2016 10 Comments
  • blackout_curtain_reading_my_tea_leaves_IMG_2882

    baby proof: blackout curtains.

    My philosophy on baby gear mostly follows the simple guideline of “wait and see.” That all babies need all of the things is a fallacy manufactured by the people trying to sell babies (or their…

    August 17, 2016 31 Comments
  • rearranging_reading_my_tea_leaves_IMG_2861

    life in a tiny apartment.

    Tip #141: Hone Your Rearranging SkillsI was not a kid who grew up rearranging my bedroom. When I was little, my sister Cait and I shared a room and we didn’t have much of…

    August 16, 2016 35 Comments
  • toddler_bed_reading_my_tea_leaves_IMG_2373

    life in a tiny apartment.

    Tip # 140: Brainstorm, don’t buy.You probably don’t need new stuff. You just need a minute to think.In finding a way to make a small space tolerable, it’s easy to head to the nearest…

    August 8, 2016 42 Comments
  • lilies_reading_my_tea_leaves_IMG_2285

    my week in objects (mostly).

    five little things that made week:1. these sparkles.{because i told you i was glad to find a spot for those light catchers.}2. these freesia. {because they were anniversary flowers for james.}3. these boots.{because they’re hand-me-downs…

    August 5, 2016 10 Comments
  • mightyfix_reading_my_tea_leaves_IMG_2162

    mightyfix from mightynest.

    This post is sponsored by MightyNest, a company committed to sourcing sustainable products for healthy homes. Last week I wrote a bit about some of the things I’ve taken to toting around in my bag in the…

    August 2, 2016 21 Comments
  • striped_swimmies_reading_my_tea_leaves_IMG_2258

    my week in objects (mostly).

    five little things that made my week.1 . these light catchers.{’cause i finally found a spot to hang them where they’ll…catch the light.}2. this package.{because someone’s very excited to be reunited.}3. these lil’ swim trunks.{cause…

    July 29, 2016 12 Comments