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    natural beauty: facial oils

    Face oils. Serums. Secret Potions. Not to get too witchy on you, but it is the season and we could all use a little extra dose of magic.Face oils are all the rage, thank goodness. I…

    October 21, 2015
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    life in a tiny apartment.

    Tip #123: It’s hip to be square. Or, consider a square table for a tiny space. To be clear, this is a tip for small spaces, not teeny tiny spaces. Sometimes I hesitate to…

    June 10, 2015
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    kaufmann mercantile: a housewarming giveaway

    James and I have finally fully moved into our new attic apartment. The boxes are unpacked and long gone, but there’s still all of the usual fussing to be done. We’re deep into what I like…

    March 3, 2014
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    my week in objects (mostly).

    five little things that made my week. 1. this northwest vitality tea. plus extra rose petals. {every morning.} 2. these boards (and rusty nails). {for not giving me tetanus (fingers crossed). project coming up…

    January 17, 2014
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    life in a tiny apartment.

    Tip #81: How to host a baby in a tiny apartment. First of all: this post is not be confused with the one-day post of how to have a baby in a tiny apartment. Hold…

    October 2, 2013
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    talking sweet to cast iron pans, and other things.

    Cooking on a cast iron skillet can sometimes feel like being in an a relationship with a volatile friend. Most of the time the relationship is lovely and wonderful and then suddenly it sours…

    August 26, 2013
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    brooklyn, a century ago.

    I’ve been poring over these family photos lately. There’s lots to say about them, but for now I couldn’t help but to share them as a little celebration of Brooklyn in the summertime. I…

    April 25, 2013
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    my week in objects (mostly).

    1 . this new system for napkins and dish towels. {also, that bright table cloth which has replaced our blanket as couch saver}. 2. this bridal crown daffodil. {because it has lots of still…

    March 29, 2013
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    a snow drive.

    It’s not every day that you find yourself smack dab in the middle of a winter wonderland. Today James and I took a snowy drive through some of my favorite roads around his hometown.…

    December 27, 2012
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    life in a tiny apartment.

    Tip #40: Baking supplies. This is more of a list than a tip. In addition to questions about how many people we can squeeze within these four walls, I get asked about the stuff…

    November 21, 2012