• elizabeth_suzann_SS16_reading_my_tea_leaves_341

    warm weather shapes with elizabeth suzann.

    This post is sponsored by Elizabeth Suzann, a women’s clothing label based in Nashville, Tennessee.I don’t often think about the shape of my clothes. I guess I do in an abstract sense: I think about how…

    July 26, 2016 32 Comments
  • read_more_reading_my_tea_leaves_IMG_2145

    habit shift: read more.

    New parenthood and reading a lot didn’t go hand-in-hand for me. For much of the first year of Faye’s life, and well into the second, I often felt like I was barely able to keep…

    July 25, 2016 55 Comments
  • harmonica_reading_my_tea_leaves_IMG_2072

    my week in objects (mostly).

    five little things that my week. 1. this harmonica.{because it’s been lost at the laundromat for two months, but it finally made its way home.}2. this tiny garden.{because i finally cleaned it up after our…

    July 22, 2016 9 Comments
  • maraschino_cherries_reading_my_tea_leaves_IMG_2016

    make your own: maraschino cherries.

    It’s sour cherry season here in New York. Blink and you’ll miss it, so here’s a project to make it last a little longer.First, a few facts:Maraschino is a dry liqueur made from Marasca…

    July 21, 2016 18 Comments
  • habit_shift_water_reading_my_tea_leaves_IMG_1822

    habit shift: water.

    This post is partially about shifting a habit so that I drink a reasonable amount of water in a day. And partially about shifting habits in an effort to conserve water.The two ventures can…

    July 18, 2016 43 Comments
  • brush_reading_my_tea_leaves_IMG_1869

    my week in objects (mostly).

    five little things that made my week. 1. this brush.{because it’s me against the daily ton of playground sand coming into our apartment (i’m losing.)}2. this “gallery.”{courtesy of grammy.}3. this fleur de sel.{a sprinkle on…

    July 15, 2016 8 Comments
  • make-believe: summer reading | reading my tea leaves

    make-believe: summer reading list.

    Oh, the joys of a summer reading list. So much time, so many options, so many opportunities to collect gold star stickers for all of your efforts. As an adult the gold star stickers…

    July 13, 2016 37 Comments
  • tradlands_reading_my_tea_leaves_whitney_kidder_04

    summer comfort with tradlands.

    This post is sponsored by Tradlands, a women’s clothing brand specializing in button-up shirts made in the USA.It’s a conundrum: your favorite worn-in button-up is just right for most occasions and just wrong for others.…

    July 12, 2016 41 Comments
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    sunprints for a sunny day.

    Sometimes you just have to make yourself do something. You have an idea, or the memory of an idea, and you say: Oh, I should find the time to do that again. What fun…

    July 11, 2016 10 Comments