fruit

  • dried fruit garland.

    A few weeks ago I had the chance to do an indulgent little project for Gardenista. I’d always wanted to try making one of the dried fruit garlands I’d seen hanging anachronistically in historic…

    November 25, 2013 13 Comments
  • summer fruits and veg.

    It never feels like summer has fully arrived until there are field tomatoes and peaches at the market. The tomatoes are gnarled and bulbous and leaking with ripeness; so ugly they’re beautiful. The peaches…

    August 6, 2013 6 Comments
  • baby proof: starting solids.

    The air is getting cooler, which means that tomatoes are still at the farmers’ market, but instead of cozying up next to ears of corn, they’re sidled up next to apples which are crisp and…

    September 7, 2017 23 Comments
  • my week in objects (mostly).

    five little things that made my week. 1. this tote of borrowed things. {going back from whence they came.} 2. these red runner bean flowers. {because wonders never cease.} 3. this little loupe. {for…

    August 11, 2017 7 Comments
  • peach cake for breakfast.

    Growing up, on family birthdays we’d make rich chocolate cakes from a mix that came in a box. Open the bag, watch the cocoa powder puff into a cloud, add the eggs and some…

    August 7, 2017 37 Comments
  • my week in objects (mostly).

    five little things that made my week: 1. this little utensil.  {and accompanying napkin. for helping lunchtime stay zero-waste.} 2. these peas. {C’MON BABIES.} 3. this oil. {it’s been the perfect thing for putting…

    July 14, 2017 19 Comments
  • life in a tiny apartment.

    Tip #153: Keep your fruit in plain sight. For every week of June there was a bowl of cherries on the table that we call my desk. It might be shocking to know that there are two desks…

    July 10, 2017 32 Comments
  • habit shift: zero-waste snacks.

    In general, I’d say I fall on the forgetful side of the snack toting spectrum. I’m not a person (or a parent) to tote an impressive store of snacks with me while venturing to,…

    July 6, 2017 30 Comments
  • my week in objects (mostly).

    five little things that made my week.  1. this lavender.  {tied up in little bunches for sweet dreams and wishful thinking.} 2. these pouches. {for train snacks en route to grammy and grandpa’s} 3.…

    June 30, 2017 15 Comments
  • make your own: chamomile tea.

    We’ve been reading The Tale of Peter Rabbit on repeat for the past month. At bedtime, at lunchtime, at bath time, during bathroom visits where a bit more time and bit more relaxation is…

    June 6, 2017 13 Comments