sustainability

  • life in a tiny apartment.

    Survival Tip #155: Call yourself whatever you please. Over the weekend, a morning walk to the farmers’ market got us a basket full of fresh vegetables and a dusty wooden crate that a neighbor filling…

    August 2, 2017 69 Comments
  • my week in objects (mostly).

    five little things that made my week. 1. this faye-sized hat. {sent with love from portland from this sweet friend.} 2. this bookmark.  {which was stuck into my very first purchase from my new very…

    May 5, 2017 11 Comments
  • growing a minimalist wardrobe: socks.

    Sock weather. I always have a hard time admitting that it’s here. I guess I just like my feet to feel free is the reason. But then suddenly it is here and I need something to…

    November 21, 2016 35 Comments
  • texture from garnet hill & eileen fisher.

    This post is sponsored by Garnet Hill’s Eileen Fisher Home Collection.I read something recently about someone ironing their sheets. Oh, the drudgery! But mostly: For shame! I love a good sheet wrinkle. No, let’s use…

    August 30, 2016 20 Comments
  • mightyfix from mightynest.

    This post is sponsored by MightyNest, a company committed to sourcing sustainable products for healthy homes. Last week I wrote a bit about some of the things I’ve taken to toting around in my bag in the…

    August 2, 2016 21 Comments
  • packing for a month away.

    Gulp an elderflower cocktail and throw caution to the wind while you fling your favorite things into a bag. There ends my packing advice.Just kidding. A few more cents below for what they’re worth.When…

    May 24, 2016 35 Comments
  • mightyfix from mightynest.

    This post is sponsored by MightyNest, a company committed to sourcing sustainable products for healthy homes. In Simple Matters, I write a bit about finding allies. In the search for simplicity and sustainability, it can be helpful…

    April 12, 2016 119 Comments
  • growing a minimalist wardrobe: t-shirts.

    Give me a plain cotton tee and a pair of jeans and I’m happy. Heat waves and cold snaps notwithstanding, I could wear the classic combination nearly every single day and not get sick…

    July 9, 2015 47 Comments
  • growing a minimalist wardrobe: intimates.

    I’ve written a bit about underwear before.  And yes, I’m still blushing. In that post I revealed my interest in everything cotton and comfortable and neutrally colored, along with my penchant for matching my…

    June 30, 2015 48 Comments