• make your own: chamomile tea.

    We’ve been reading The Tale of Peter Rabbit on repeat for the past month. At bedtime, at lunchtime, at bath time, during bathroom visits where a bit more time and bit more relaxation is…

    June 6, 2017 13 Comments
  • gift guide: father’s day

    For anyone looking ahead to giving the fathers in their lives a little something special on Father’s Day this year, here are a few ideas for the sensitive, kind, caring, compassionate, crafty, all-around brilliant and…

    June 5, 2017 10 Comments
  • my week in objects (mostly).

    five little things that made my week.  1. these green shoots. {for sprouting! now to see about the flowers and the fruit!} 2. this little watering can. {for just barely fitting between the window…

    June 2, 2017 13 Comments
  • a family photo album with artifact uprising.

    This post is sponsored by Artifact Uprising, “inspired by the disappearing beauty of the tangible.” There are two large photo albums in my mom and dad’s house. They’re navy blue with gold foil along the…

    June 1, 2017 23 Comments
  • growing a minimalist wardrobe: skirts.

    As some of you might recall, I’ve got a four-month old milk monster at home. A benevolent monster, but still. Last week I went through my closet and removed from it all of the pieces…

    May 31, 2017 24 Comments
  • make your own: strawberry lemonade.

    Here’s a simple thing to do with the last bedraggled strawberries you might have. And isn’t it funny there are always a few that get left behind? Well, when small fingers pick around berries that…

    May 30, 2017 7 Comments
  • my week in objects (mostly).

    five little things that made my week.  1. these clogs.  {and for two rain-free days to wear them on.} 2. this vanilla-colored scene. {because sometimes you toss your sweater and turn around and see…

    May 26, 2017 9 Comments
  • make-believe: commuting.

    Embracing a bit of a commute several times a week for the relative peace of a studio corner has changed my daily work experience a bit. I’m doing my best to enjoy the extra…

    May 24, 2017 21 Comments
  • simple stuff: hangers.

    Simple Stuff: A new 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…

    May 22, 2017 51 Comments
  • my week in objects (mostly).

    five little things that made my week. 1. this batch of strawberry almond milk.  {worth whirring up in the chaotic minutes before leaving the house on monday morning.} 2. these cozy things.  {made right…

    May 19, 2017 14 Comments