travel

  • table_on_ten_reading_my_tea_leaves_IMG_2070

    out and about: table on ten.

    Last night, Faye’s snoring reached near comic levels. There were great blustering intakes of breath followed by high pitched whistles that sounded like a sound effect borrowed from a Disney cartoon and not something that…

    December 30, 2015 8 Comments
  • Courtney Adamo Simple Matters Reading My Tea Leaves

    simple matters 04: courtney adamo.

    Courtney Adamo | Somewhere SlowerOne of the founders of the beautiful online children’s marketplace, Babyccino Kids, Courtney Adamo also captivates the imagination daily with a dreamy Instagram presence. But in maybe her most inspiring move to…

    November 30, 2015 11 Comments
  • zady chunky knit | reading my tea leaves

    travel made cozy with zady.

    This post is sponsored by Zady, standard-bearers for ethical fashion.Tomorrow we pack our bags, shuffle our way to Penn Station, and board a train that’s going to have us choo-choo-chooing all the way across…

    November 24, 2015 21 Comments
  • birch and pine simple matters reading my tea leaves

    simple matters 02: kate oliver.

    Kate Oliver | Birch & PineOver the past year, Kate Oliver and her wife, Ellen Prasse, have painstakingly taken a 1950s Airstream trailer from mouse-infested and rotting to bright white, clean, and decidedly modern.…

    November 10, 2015 35 Comments
  • portland, or reading my tea leaves

    out and about: portland et cetera.

    If you’ve been following along on Instagram, you might have noticed that we jetted off for a quick trip to visit family in Oregon last weekend. Since my sister Cait moved to Portland this…

    November 5, 2015 16 Comments
  • chelsea fuss simple matters reading my tea leaves

    simple matters 01: chelsea fuss.

    Chelsea Fuss | Frolic!  Chelsea’s blog, Frolic!, was one of the first that I ever read. Her approachable and beautiful space is unique on the internet and a visual feast where the feast is…

    October 27, 2015 21 Comments
  • chelsea fuss simple matters reading my tea leaves

    the simple matters series.

    A quick note to whet your appetite for a new series that I’ve been working on this fall. While I was writing my book last winter, I spent a lot of time thinking about…

    October 22, 2015 19 Comments
  • island

    out and about: monhegan island.

    The islands off the coast of Maine have always intriqued me. After finishing graduate school I seriously considered moving to an island off midcoast Maine. And even though circumstances were such that I made…

    August 25, 2015 15 Comments
  • mountdesert

    out and about: mount desert island.

    We spent the first half of our trip to Maine exploring Mount Desert Island. There’s so much that’s lovely to see on the island that you hardly need a guide, but we made it…

    August 19, 2015 13 Comments
  • camping

    family camping trip: doing it.

    Once you’re in the woods with mosquitoes, and middle-of-the-night rainstorms, and things that go bump, all of your planning gets put to the test, quickly. Here’s a little rundown of how our first official…

    August 18, 2015 24 Comments