• life in a tiny apartment.

    Survival Tip #160: Revisit the spaces you’ve resigned yourself to. Next month, it will be four years since we first rented this apartment. Four years since, while pregnant with Faye, I climbed onto the…

    January 18, 2018 26 Comments
  • back to basics with stowaway.

    This post is sponsored by Stowaway, a right-sized cosmetics company. It doesn’t happen very often, but every once in a while, I like being told what to do. There are some things that I…

    January 16, 2018 21 Comments
  • things you can do today.

      Four things to do today to celebrate the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. + Listen to the Seeing White podcast. I’ve mentioned this here before, but it has been the single…

    January 15, 2018 28 Comments
  • my week in objects (mostly).

    five little things that made my week 1. this last blossom.  {because all the best things are fleeting.} 2. this second round of blooms. {smaller than the first, but twice as many.} 3. less…

    January 12, 2018 8 Comments
  • winter wardrobe resolutions with thredup.

    This post is sponsored by thredUP, a secondhand shopping website selling high-quality, like-new clothes for a fraction of the price. On any given day of January you might find me opening my tiny notebook and…

    January 11, 2018 18 Comments
  • make-believe: january sunshine.

    January. Such a paradoxical month, isn’t it? At the same time that I’m raring to start fresh and forge ahead, I’m tempted to cozy up, hunker down, and nap through the duration. You too?…

    January 10, 2018 25 Comments
  • make your own: calendula salve.

    For all of its loveliness, January is a month in New York that requires some amount of defending against. To fend off the cold we need extra layers of wool. To combat the blues…

    January 8, 2018 38 Comments
  • my week in objects (mostly).

    five little things that made my week. 1. these mended pants. {because now they’re ready to start again.} 2. this scarf start. {for slowly getting longer.} 3. these candles. {because all i wanted for…

    January 5, 2018 24 Comments
  • how to know it’s january.

    By the radiator, woolly layers laid out to dry. On the windowsill, flowers. White ones. In strollers, toddler cheeks greased to shining with salve, or else red and ruddy and in need of it.…

    January 3, 2018 65 Comments
  • my week in objects (mostly).

    five little things that made my week. 1. these candles. {started by me, finished by faye.} 2. these last few books. {best countdown ever.} 3. these gingerbread women. {ready for frosting.} 5. this reindeer.…

    December 22, 2017 11 Comments