sustainability

  • eco-friendly efforts at the holidays.

    We’re in the thick of what’s arguably the most indulgent time of year. I’m not here to tell you to lay off the egg nog or the gingerbread cookies, but I thought it might…

    December 11, 2017 15 Comments
  • 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