• spring cleaning, two ways.

    Spring is here, even if it hasn’t quite gotten the memo that that might mean bringing warmer temperatures along with it. (I walked to to work with my socks off last week and nearly froze…

    March 27, 2017 22 Comments
  • my week in objects (mostly).

    five little things that made my week. 1. this dress with deep pockets. {but mostly the kid filling the pockets with every single imaginable toy.} 2. this decaf coffee. {because keeping it in the…

    March 24, 2017 23 Comments
  • growing a minimalist wardrobe: sweatshirts

    The ultimate minimalist wardrobe trick? Feeling comfortable in your own skin, er, sweatshirt. I’ve said before that the biggest indicator of whether something is going to have staying power in my wardrobe is its…

    March 21, 2017 40 Comments
  • sourdough FAQ.

    The very best thing about James’s sourdough habit is that it’s his. It doesn’t involve me apart from the fact that most every week I can rely on there being a big old loaf of…

    March 20, 2017 53 Comments
  • my week in objects (mostly).

    five little things that made my week.1. these mittens.{because it was beyond freezing this week. yes, literally.}2. this tulip.{picked out by a certain orange-loving kiddo. no complaints.}3. this wrap.{for snuggling a little guy that…

    March 17, 2017 19 Comments
  • life in a tiny apartment.

    Tip #150: Go with the flow.Growing up, my sisters and I had a plastic Little Tikes playhouse that we kept in our backyard. I adored it. You know the one? With the green roof and red…

    March 13, 2017 31 Comments
  • my week in objects (mostly).

    five little things that made my week.1. these tiny slippers.  {smallest size in the shop.}2. these white tulips.{brought to our house with love from dear friends.}3. this humidifier. {and being able to breathe through…

    March 10, 2017 32 Comments
  • act: a day without a woman.

    “No paid or unpaid labor.“I rolled the sentence around in my brain for a good week before determining that if I was going to participate in the women’s strike, so was James.Here’s the riddle:…

    March 7, 2017 41 Comments
  • my week in objects (mostly).

    five little things that made my week:1. these bags.{soon to be filled with sunscreen and sun hats. right?}2. these sunshiney things.{for brightening up the joint.}3. these little guys.{for not yet being used to clonk…

    March 3, 2017 20 Comments