summer

  • make-believe: summer reading | reading my tea leaves

    make-believe: summer reading list.

    Oh, the joys of a summer reading list. So much time, so many options, so many opportunities to collect gold star stickers for all of your efforts. As an adult the gold star stickers…

    July 13, 2016 35 Comments
  • tradlands_reading_my_tea_leaves_whitney_kidder_04

    summer comfort with tradlands.

    This post is sponsored by Tradlands, a women’s clothing brand specializing in button-up shirts made in the USA.It’s a conundrum: your favorite worn-in button-up is just right for most occasions and just wrong for others.…

    July 12, 2016 41 Comments
  • bridge_and_burn_packing_reading_my_tea_leaves_IMG_9354

    a summery giveaway from bridge & burn.

    This giveaway is sponsored by Bridge & Burn, makers of classic and understated apparel for men and women. I’ve got a running list of things I’m planning to pack for our stay in France.…

    May 11, 2016 32 Comments
  • 14510608753_496577a2fa_z

    four summers in brooklyn.

    When I was pregnant with Faye, I didn’t know if she would be a girl or a boy, or when precisely she would arrive, but I knew that when she finally came, there would…

    June 23, 2014 21 Comments
  • 9454027618_9c3093fa1e_z

    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
  • 9416434948_54860f764d_z

    midsummer magic.

    It’s a good time of year, this one we’re in right now. It’s not the midsummer of the summer equinox, but the midsummer that means it’s the beginning of August and fully half the…

    August 1, 2013 16 Comments