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    adventures in urban gardening.

    Okay, I did ask for permission. But taking over my building’s gardens still feels just a little bit like going rogue. They don’t belong to me, after all.  I’ve been fussing with these two…

    June 11, 2013 11 Comments
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    an island adventure.

    today james and i are headed out on a little adventure. since i’ve started working at the restaurant, weekends aren’t exactly what they used to be, and we thought we both needed a little…

    June 2, 2009 16 Comments
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    Rachael Ringenberg | Erstwhile DearThe first time I stumbled upon Rachael’s blog, Erstwhile Dear, I knew I’d found a place to return to. As mother to two with a third little girl on the way (this month!), Rachael…

    December 14, 2015 16 Comments
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    holiday gifts, two ways.

    Options are nice. And experimenting with a taste of something prepared one way and a taste of that same thing prepared in an entirely different way can be an exercise in sensory exploration that’s at once…

    December 2, 2015 24 Comments
  • Courtney Adamo Simple Matters Reading My Tea Leaves

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    Courtney Adamo | Somewhere SlowerOne of the founders of the beautiful online children’s marketplace, Babyccino Kids, Courtney Adamo also captivates the imagination daily with a dreamy Instagram presence. But in maybe her most inspiring move to…

    November 30, 2015 11 Comments
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    a clutter-free advent calendar.

    Growing up, my mom introduced an idea to our family that she called Advent Angels. The idea was a riff on Secret Santa, but it was more about actions than things. We’d draw names…

    November 25, 2015 29 Comments
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    my week in objects (mostly).

    five little things that made my week.1. this second cup of coffee.{otherwise known as an excuse to use this grown-up take on rock candy.}2. these stacking bowls.{because i’m kind of pumped to be into…

    November 13, 2015 8 Comments
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    Chelsea Fuss | Frolic!  Chelsea’s blog, Frolic!, was one of the first that I ever read. Her approachable and beautiful space is unique on the internet and a visual feast where the feast is…

    October 27, 2015 21 Comments
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    the simple matters series.

    A quick note to whet your appetite for a new series that I’ve been working on this fall. While I was writing my book last winter, I spent a lot of time thinking about…

    October 22, 2015 19 Comments
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    points north.

    We’re back at it here in Brooklyn but our hearts are still very much still in balsam-scented Maine. I’m working on a few posts for this week to share some of the favorite spots…

    August 17, 2015 17 Comments