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  • life in a tiny apartment.

    Tip #151: You already know what to do. I’m in a Spring cleaning kind of mood and with that comes a bit of Spring mess-making. It’s the time of year when I can’t help…

    March 29, 2017 2 Comments
  • spring cleaning, two ways.

    Spring is here, even if it hasn’t quite gotten the memo that that might mean bringing warmer temperatures along with it. (I walked to to work with my socks off last week and nearly froze…

    March 27, 2017 23 Comments
  • life in a tiny apartment.

    Tip #150: Go with the flow.Growing up, my sisters and I had a plastic Little Tikes playhouse that we kept in our backyard. I adored it. You know the one? With the green roof and red…

    March 13, 2017 31 Comments
  • my week in objects (mostly).

    five little things that made my week.1. these tiny slippers.  {smallest size in the shop.}2. these white tulips.{brought to our house with love from dear friends.}3. this humidifier. {and being able to breathe through…

    March 10, 2017 32 Comments
  • act: a day without a woman.

    “No paid or unpaid labor.“I rolled the sentence around in my brain for a good week before determining that if I was going to participate in the women’s strike, so was James.Here’s the riddle:…

    March 7, 2017 41 Comments
  • my week in objects (mostly).

    five little things that made my week:1. these bags.{soon to be filled with sunscreen and sun hats. right?}2. these sunshiney things.{for brightening up the joint.}3. these little guys.{for not yet being used to clonk…

    March 3, 2017 20 Comments
  • life in a tiny apartment.

    Tip #149 : Use What’s Useful“Bread with butter. And jam. Yes.” Faye repeats the phrase, smacking her lips in the identical way almost every morning of her life. Jam gets spread onto bread and…

    February 27, 2017 51 Comments
  • my week in objects (mostly).

    five little things that made my week.1. this postcard.{one postcard for a senator, one postcard for a friend. i was one of the friends!}2. this jumpsuit.{one word: buttons. never taking it off.}3. these longies.{couldn’t resist…

    February 24, 2017 11 Comments
  • life in a tiny apartment.

    Tip #148: Illusions of sparsity.I have a theory that each of us, depending on our tastes, or habits, or customs, is comfiest with a particular ratio of stuff to space in the place we call home. Whether we…

    February 20, 2017 36 Comments