• make your own: elderberry syrup.

    I’ve been sniffly for the past few weeks. Which has been kind of yucky and kind of uncomfortable but also a marker of the season and a good reminder to take a few proactive…

    September 25, 2017 19 Comments
  • welcome fall, two ways.

    Tomorrow, fall, which seems deserving of celebration in spite of everything. I’ve always been something of a season watcher. It’s worth the moment to marvel, I think, at the way the light changes in…

    September 21, 2017 9 Comments
  • brown sugar & spice syrup.

    Sometimes all you need is the taste of something to get you in the spirit of things. And sometimes that taste comes in the form of a syrup. This is not a recent discovery.…

    November 20, 2014 4 Comments
  • my week in objects (mostly).

    Five little things that made my week. 1. all of these knit things. {because with the cool weather has come a sudden showering of very cozy handmade things for our bug. The luckiest.} 2.…

    October 10, 2014 3 Comments
  • secret: i never take medicine.

    Well, sometimes I do. But not usually. I don’t know why, really. Stubbornness, probably. An overblown belief in willpower, definitely. But even if I can be reluctant to pop Tylenol for a headache, I’m…

    October 8, 2013 26 Comments
  • lemon and honey.

    Oh, sweet elixir of the gods. If you’ve been experiencing any of the persistant sore throat that’s been loitering by me for the last few days, there’s only one thing to do: boil yourself…

    February 5, 2013 22 Comments