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    simple matters 07: jessica lewis stevens.

    Jessica Lewis Stevens | Sugarhouse WorkshopI don’t remember when I first stumbled upon the magical woodland scenes that fill up the instagram account of Jessica Lewis Stevens, but I remember being immediately captivated. Hers…

    October 26, 2016 20 Comments
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    habit shift: fix it.

    Faye is very into building forts lately. There’s a fort under my desk most weekday evenings. The ritual of making them is usually the same: Drag the sheepie from the bedroom to the desk,…

    October 24, 2016 24 Comments
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    my week in objects (mostly).

    five little things that made my week.1. this popcorn. {or, as faye calls each popped piece, “a guy with tiny legs.”}2. this leather lace.{a maybe, maybe-not solution to a little problem.}3. these tools. {because girl’s got work to do.}4.…

    October 21, 2016 20 Comments
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    simple matters series, part two.

    I’m so excited to announce that I’m gearing up to launch a second iteration of the Simple Matters series that I ran last fall in advance of my book release. Next week, I’ll publish…

    October 20, 2016 27 Comments
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    make-believe: pumpkin picking.

    I’m not sure that I’m gonna find myself in a bona fide pumpkin patch this fall, so just in case, I’m playing a little make-believe and daydreaming about a citified take on the classic autumnal…

    October 18, 2016 19 Comments
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    make your own: beeswax candles redux.

    On these nights where the dark is beginning to creep in sooner and sooner, a candle keeps the funk at bay. And oh the funk, it’s coming on stronger now.My very favorite kind of…

    October 17, 2016 14 Comments
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    my week in objects (mostly).

    five little things that made my week.1. this aluminum pot for a natural dyeing project.{found and thrifted by my mom. also a good stand-in for a witch’s cauldron should we need one.}2. this snack.{because…

    October 14, 2016 8 Comments
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    roasted squash seeds.

    I’m impartial when it comes to which winter squash to love best. I love them all. Mashed into purées, softened in broth and blended into soups and chowders, floating in rich bean chilis, stuffed and baked,…

    October 12, 2016 19 Comments
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    checking chores off the list with taskrabbit.

    This post is sponsored by TaskRabbit, an online service matching freelance labor with individual demand.Painting the nursery that we’ve been rearranging to accommodate two kids has been high on my list of things to do this fall.…

    October 11, 2016 27 Comments