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  • refining a room for two kids.

    It’s a vulnerable, if decidedly lucky, exercise to photograph a room in the place you call home and share it with perfect strangers. Especially when the room belongs to your kids. Especially when you…

    August 14, 2018 14 Comments
  • life in a tiny apartment.

    Tip # 172 – Straighten your stacks (and hide them). I’ve written before that my approach to making room for books in a small space is to not hang on to too many and…

    August 13, 2018 15 Comments
  • my week in objects (mostly).

    five little things that made my week. 1. these sedum  {for lasting so long.} 2. this coverup. {because sometimes you just hafta cover up the warning tag.} 3. these new rugs. {more soon, but…

    August 10, 2018 9 Comments
  • life in a tiny apartment.

    Tip #171: Ditch your ironing board. I’m sure I’ve said it before: You don’t need much of anything small-space specific to get by in a small space. But sometimes having something specific helps. Mostly,…

    August 6, 2018 39 Comments
  • my week in objects (mostly).

    five little things that made my week.  1. these bottles. {never not pleased by label removal.} 2. this scene. {and embracing the poetry of having the kitchen in the bedroom (or something like that).}…

    August 3, 2018 15 Comments
  • how to know it’s august.

    On ankles, mosquito bites. In vases, wildflowers. At farmers’ markets, melons. On sandwiches, tomatoes. Out of closets, camping gear. After dinner, popsicles. On shopping lists, school supplies. In the fridge, cold brew. On the…

    August 1, 2018 16 Comments
  • my week in objects (mostly).

    five little things that made my week.  1. i left my sunglasses at my parents’ house a few weeks ago. {a rare moment in my life when i was very thankful for SWAG.} 2.…

    July 27, 2018 10 Comments
  • life in a tiny apartment.

    Tip #170: Put your phone in a basket. Hello, my name is Erin and I am a very tidy person. (You likely already know this.) I hate clutter. I never let things accumulate on countertops…

    July 25, 2018 27 Comments
  • my week in objects (mostly).

    five little things that made my week. 1. this toast. {because if you haven’t had cinnamon and sugar toast since you were a kid, change that immediately.} 2. this sweet scene. {because i’ve been…

    July 20, 2018 15 Comments
  • life in a tiny apartment.

    Tip #169: Consider Power Tools. (Just one.) I remember distinctly—or believe I do—the first time I used a power tool. I was in fourth grade, sitting in a patch of sunlight on my kitchen…

    July 18, 2018 18 Comments