• my week in objects (mostly).

    five little things that made my week.  1. this cozy blanket. {and the extra few minutes of morning stories.} 2. this “basket.” {because we can’t be the only family making use out of the recycling for…

    October 9, 2015
  • snowe dinnerware reading my tea leaves

    snowe: a home essentials giveaway

    The days are getting shorter. There are no two ways about it. 6:30 pm and I find myself scurrying home, lighting candles, turning on the oven. Roasted vegetables are back on the rotation. (And…

    October 8, 2015
  • simple matters by erin boyle book proofs

    a book is a baby. a baby is not a book.

    But books and babies both take a while to find their way to you. There’s that early period of waiting. The same semi-hopefulness that burbles somewhere at the very top of your belly but…

    October 6, 2015
  • white sage smudge

    fresh start.

    Here we are. Scrubbed up and clean. Searchable and organized. I’ve cleaned out the proverbial closets. I’ve tucked a few things into deep storage. But mostly I rearranged the shelves, dusted, polished, and ran over everything…

    October 5, 2015
  • bennington potters mug

    my week in objects (mostly).

    five little things that made my week. 1. this cup of tea.{because ’tis finally the season.} 2. this fort. {because nothing beats a proper fort on a rainy fall day.} 3. this pumpkin.{because it’s…

    October 2, 2015
  • book

    my week in objects (mostly).

    five little things that made my week. 1. this book. {because it’s just what i needed to read.} 2. these barrettes. {because even though they keep getting pitched overboard, they’re mostly working for tiny…

    September 25, 2015
  • spices

    life in a tiny apartment.

    Tip #130: Organize your spices, not your cabinet. A perfectly organized spice cabinet is a thing to aspire to. But in a tiny apartment rental the likelihood that there’s a cabinet that’s just right…

    September 23, 2015
  • hat

    my week in objects (mostly).

    five little things that made my week. 1. this new hat. {because it was the kindest gift from brookes. and because the weather for cool enough to wear it. at least for a day.} 2.…

    September 18, 2015
  • moore

    benjamin moore natura: a giveaway

    You didn’t think I’d forgotten about you, did you? That in the midst of me reveling in the bright warm white of our freshly gussied up closet, that I’d neglected to spread the love?…

    September 17, 2015
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    a finished closet with benjamin moore natura.

    Here’s a closet, reimagined. Or, put plainly: repainted. Mostly, here’s proof that the smallest fixes are often the best ones. The finished project (sponsored by Benjamin Moore’s Natura paint—more on that, here) is a…

    September 16, 2015