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  • my week in objects (mostly).

    five things that made my week. 1. this new bottle.    {after two weeks i reconciled that i left my old one on the subway. found it the day after this arrived. and then there…

    September 22, 2017 21 Comments
  • life in a tiny apartment.

    Survival Tip #156: Make it sized to fit. On Saturday night, we ate spaghetti. There were two big white bowls filled with pasta smothered in Marcella Hazan’s famous sauce, a smaller wooden one, filled with…

    September 18, 2017 24 Comments
  • my week in objects (mostly).

    five little things that made my week: 1. this bag.   {the very perfect spot for too many balls of twine.} 2. this little knife. {and wonky, crinkle cut vegetables.} 3. this mask.  {because ’tis…

    September 15, 2017 13 Comments
  • my week in objects, mostly.

    five little things that made my week. 1. this bib.  {because i’m working with my friend abby on a full-coverage design and this prototype is already a+} 2. this little backpack. {because someone’s heading off…

    September 8, 2017 8 Comments
  • my week in objects (mostly).

    five little things that made my week.  1. this new notebook. {because i’m shifting a habit; new stationery supplies help.} 2. this red scarf. {counter air-conditioning tactic 101.} 3. these tapes. {for being at…

    August 18, 2017 9 Comments
  • simple stuff: pouches and bags.

    Simple Stuff: A series devoted to talking about the stuff that might prove useful or helpful or otherwise necessary while making a home in a small apartment or anywhere. Its aim is to provide a…

    August 14, 2017 28 Comments
  • my week in objects (mostly).

    five little things that made my week. 1. this tote of borrowed things. {going back from whence they came.} 2. these red runner bean flowers. {because wonders never cease.} 3. this little loupe. {for…

    August 11, 2017 7 Comments
  • my week in objects (mostly).

    five little things that made my week: 1. this wooden bowl (and spoon). {for a certain little brother who’s starting to eat solids.} 2. these soap samples.  {best kind of research.} 3. these rain drops.…

    August 4, 2017 20 Comments
  • life in a tiny apartment.

    Survival Tip #155: Call yourself whatever you please. Over the weekend, a morning walk to the farmers’ market got us a basket full of fresh vegetables and a dusty wooden crate that a neighbor filling…

    August 2, 2017 69 Comments
  • my week in objects, mostly.

    five little things that made my week.  1. these little buddies. {both of them.} 2. this square chalk. {for getting endless use this week.} 3. this trio of pens. {because i finally remembered to bring…

    July 28, 2017 4 Comments