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    make-believe: thanksgiving outfit.

    1. silk blouse 2. scarf 3. necklace 4. apron 5. triangle hoops 6. skinny cords 7. sam sifton’s thanksgiving 8. flats Thanksgiving is such a good holiday. No presents, but hefty portions of good…

    November 15, 2012
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    life in a tiny apartment.

    Tip #115: Downsize holiday decor.December in New York practically begs for more light. When it gets dark by 4:00 in the afternoon and when the sky’s still pitch black when you wake up in…

    December 10, 2014
  • my week in objects (mostly).

    five little things that made my week. 1. this basket. {useful anew now that we’ve got a very wriggly little bug. good for sneaking a shower and other things.} 2. freshly laundered blankets. {because it’d been an…

    November 21, 2014
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    life in a tiny apartment.

    Tip #114. When there aren’t enough chairs, put your plate on your lap. This is a photo of my mom on her wedding day, eating from her lap. Extreme cuteness of my mom aside, let’s…

    November 19, 2014
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    ice wine.

    I’m not positive that these grapes are on the vine to make ice wine, but it’s a nice thing to imagine, isn’t it? All those purply spheres getting sweeter and sweeter the more the…

    December 2, 2013
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    snowy thanks.

    We took a train northward and ended up in a wintry wonderland. Not a bit sad about that. Wishing all of you guys a warm and happy Thanksgiving. I’m thankful for each of you,…

    November 27, 2013
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    dried fruit garland.

    A few weeks ago I had the chance to do an indulgent little project for Gardenista. I’d always wanted to try making one of the dried fruit garlands I’d seen hanging anachronistically in historic…

    November 25, 2013
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    my week in objects, mostly.

    five little things that made my week. 1. birthday packages for james. {for arriving in the nick of time.} 2. this swiss chocolate. {and james for sharing}. 3. these printed photos. {for putting on…

    November 8, 2013
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    < two fifty: life in a tiny apartment.

    Deck your halls. But more specifically, deck your door. I admit, this is a teaser. I’ve got a whole slew of wintry things that I’ve whipped together to get this tiny apartment winter-ready, but…

    November 28, 2012
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    thankful for pumpkin bread and you.

    Here, a virtual loaf of pumpkin bread with chocolate chips and a recipe in case you want to make the real thing. But more than that,  a note to say thank you. Last February…

    November 21, 2012