• waste not: leftover lentil faux-lafel.

    Waste Not is a collaboration with my friend, Carrie King. The premise is simple: Carrie, a food writer and editor, shares a recipe highlighting at least one particular way that we can curb food waste.…

    May 2, 2018 21 Comments
  • how to know it’s may.

    On top of muddy grass, picnic blankets. Under skirts, bare legs. Along the window ledge, birds. At bedtime, blue skies. On rooftops, pink wine. Curbside, treasures. In new shoes, blisters. On young minds, wish…

    May 1, 2018 9 Comments
  • zero-waste balance.

    In the world of seeking zero-waste inspiration, it can be difficult to find inspiring folks who also have families with very young children. It’s harder still to find zero-waste families with small children and…

    April 30, 2018 46 Comments
  • my week in objects (mostly).

    five little things that made my week. 1. this bag. {because i generally have pretty strong feelings about totes that wend their way into my house, but this one has provided so much good…

    April 27, 2018 13 Comments
  • habit shift: bedtime routine.

    I know a lot of you have questions about how we get our two kids to sleep—for the LOVE OF GOD—in a tiny apartment. More on that one day soon, I promise. But in…

    April 25, 2018 59 Comments
  • my week in objects (mostly).

    five little things that made my week. 1. these tulips. {did you know tulips are one of few cut flowers that keep growing after being cut? also, they just get prettier and prettier as…

    April 20, 2018 12 Comments
  • make/do: for earth day.

    Becoming a parent has made me realize just how much of young childhood is centered around the seasons and celebrating them. (Thank goodness.) Of course, celebrating seasonal change was already very much my bag,…

    April 18, 2018 22 Comments
  • borrowed words.

    Faye and flowers and these words: …These obligations sometimes frustrated Carson, but not half as much as they frustrate her biographers. For Lear, the author of “Rachel Carson: Witness for Nature” (1997) and the…

    April 16, 2018 11 Comments
  • my week in objects (mostly).

    five little things that made my week. 1. this view. {because someone decided this little swallow needed a new place to hang. looks pretty happy to me.} 2. these little seed markers. {and a…

    April 13, 2018 18 Comments