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  • summer vacation, two ways.

    Tomorrow is the first official day of summer. I’m getting my annual itch to play hooky, kick off my shoes, and run around barefoot. Whether or not you’ve got an actual summer vacation in the works,…

    June 20, 2017 12 Comments
  • habit shift: sunscreen.

    I’m just a little less than two weeks from turning thirty-three. Yes, I’m feeling old. And vain.  Enter sunscreen. It’s no newsflash that I should be wearing it. Skin cancer rates are startling. The…

    June 19, 2017 172 Comments
  • my week in objects (mostly).

    five little things that made my week.1. these mittens.{because it was beyond freezing this week. yes, literally.}2. this tulip.{picked out by a certain orange-loving kiddo. no complaints.}3. this wrap.{for snuggling a little guy that…

    March 17, 2017 25 Comments
  • my week in objects (mostly).

    five little things that made my week:1. these bags.{soon to be filled with sunscreen and sun hats. right?}2. these sunshiney things.{for brightening up the joint.}3. these little guys.{for not yet being used to clonk…

    March 3, 2017 20 Comments
  • my week in objects (mostly).

    five little things that made my week.1. these peaceful bums.{all framed up and on display.}2. this tiny table.{and chairs. for offering a place to play.}3. this little bud. {for opening.}4. this bandana.{for being so good at…

    February 3, 2017 15 Comments
  • my week in objects, mostly.

    five little things that made my week:1. these antlers. {because toddlers in antlers are almost as good as grandpas in antlers.}2. this hamentaschen.{and the others i devoured this week.}3. this sack of presents.{because focusing on…

    December 23, 2016 15 Comments
  • my week in objects (mostly).

    five little things that made my week.1. this mini protest sign. {because, truly.}2. the piles we packed.{and the family we saw.}3. these pumpkin oatmeal cookies.{for providing train ride nourishment.}4. these skinny washi tapes.{because ’tis…

    November 25, 2016 15 Comments
  • my week in objects (mostly).

    five little things that made my week. 1. this stack of dingy newborn onesies.{saved from donation limbo and getting a second lease.}2. this quilt. {for making its autumnal debut. thank you, cool night breezes.}3. this planner.{but especially the…

    October 7, 2016 22 Comments
  • my week in objects (mostly).

    five little things that made my week.1. this gomphrena.{because these fuzz balls always get me this time of year.}2. this gift of tiny saddle shoes.{the stuff of back-to-school dreams. even for a not-in-school two-year-old.}3. these…

    September 23, 2016 7 Comments
  • my week in objects (mostly).

    five little things that made my week. 1. this butter. {this orange blossom butter, to be exact. sent by a friend who knew just what this mama needed.}2. this tiny paint set.{because sometimes i’m not very good…

    September 2, 2016 17 Comments