• my week in objects, mostly.

    five little things that made my week.  1. these little buddies. {both of them.} 2. this square chalk. {for getting endless use this week.} 3. this trio of pens. {because i finally remembered to bring…

    July 28, 2017 4 Comments
  • growing a minimalist wardrobe: sleepwear.

    I’ve been sleeping in my underwear for the last month because it’s summertime and in summertime I sleep in my undies. But before I actually climb into bed, between the hours of, say, 8pm and…

    July 26, 2017 46 Comments
  • midsummer, two ways.

    First of all, I’d like to mention that I’m on a personal campaign to resurrect the sunflower from its position as pedestrian second fiddle to all of summertime’s more fashionable fleurs. Sure, they bring to…

    July 24, 2017 11 Comments
  • my week in objects (mostly).

    five little things that made my week. 1. this white shelf. {because why did it take so long to make it this way?} 2. this blossom. {beauty in neglect, etc.} 3. these ice cubes.…

    July 21, 2017 5 Comments
  • simple stuff: drying racks.

    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…

    July 20, 2017 43 Comments
  • an affordable wardrobe with thredup.

    This post is sponsored by thredUP, a secondhand shopping website selling like-new clothes. I’ve said it before: When it comes to clothes, I’m mostly a terrible secondhand shopper. Despite knowing the relative environmental and financial benefits…

    July 18, 2017 23 Comments
  • life in a tiny apartment.

    Tip #154: Spread a little cheer. This morning, the muscles on the underside of my forearms are aching. They’re tender from overuse this weekend, being put to work on tiny apartment improvements that didn’t…

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

    five little things that made my week: 1. this little utensil.  {and accompanying napkin. for helping lunchtime stay zero-waste.} 2. these peas. {C’MON BABIES.} 3. this oil. {it’s been the perfect thing for putting…

    July 14, 2017 19 Comments
  • make your own: mushroom burger.

    I ate my last beef burger when I was twelve-years-old. The mood was ripe for enjoyment, which is to say it was summertime and I was mosquito-bitten and sweaty after a raucous game of…

    July 11, 2017 17 Comments