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  • my week in objects (mostly).

    five little things that made my week 1. this last blossom.  {because all the best things are fleeting.} 2. this second round of blooms. {smaller than the first, but twice as many.} 3. less…

    January 12, 2018 8 Comments
  • my week in objects (mostly).

    five little things that made my week. 1. these mended pants. {because now they’re ready to start again.} 2. this scarf start. {for slowly getting longer.} 3. these candles. {because all i wanted for…

    January 5, 2018 24 Comments
  • how to know it’s january.

    By the radiator, woolly layers laid out to dry. On the windowsill, flowers. White ones. In strollers, toddler cheeks greased to shining with salve, or else red and ruddy and in need of it.…

    January 3, 2018 65 Comments
  • my week in objects (mostly).

    five little things that made my week. 1. these candles. {started by me, finished by faye.} 2. these last few books. {best countdown ever.} 3. these gingerbread women. {ready for frosting.} 5. this reindeer.…

    December 22, 2017 11 Comments
  • my week in objects (mostly).

    five little things that made my week. 1. this juniper (candle) and branches. {thanks to my parents for supplying the green stuff, and these guys for the candle.} 2. this new place to stash…

    December 15, 2017 15 Comments
  • make-believe: holiday hosting.

    My need to be cozy intensifies by about a million times in December. On my walk to work this morning, as I barreled through wind tunnels and along Christmas-tree lined streets, I was already…

    December 13, 2017 14 Comments
  • eco-friendly efforts at the holidays.

    We’re in the thick of what’s arguably the most indulgent time of year. I’m not here to tell you to lay off the egg nog or the gingerbread cookies, but I thought it might…

    December 11, 2017 17 Comments
  • my week in objects (mostly).

    five little things that made my week. 1. this top-of-the-fridge storage spot. {now with cleaner lines and calmed down colors. like breath of fresh air for the darkest corner of the apartment.} 2. this…

    December 8, 2017 11 Comments
  • life in a tiny apartment.

    Survival Tip #159: Put your Christmas tree in a crate. Last week, on Thursday, after both kids were fast asleep, James and I poured a festive glass of cider and sat down to scribble…

    December 7, 2017 29 Comments
  • my week in objects (mostly).

    five little things that made my week.  1. this crate. {for offering a non-terrible baby-proofed tree option.} 2. these envelopes. {all strung up.} 3. this woolly number. {and getting to pass it along to…

    December 1, 2017 6 Comments