thanksgiving

  • 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 13 Comments
  • thanks(giving).

    Because ’tis the season, I put together a newsletter with past posts about gift giving. They’re not so much about the specifics of toy or treasure, but they offer a gentle guiding hand toward…

    November 22, 2017 17 Comments
  • make-believe: pockets.

    Because pockets just shouldn’t be hard to come by, here’s my ode to the handy compartment so often missing from women’s clothes. Here’s to needing pockets for cell phones, pockets for keys, pockets for…

    November 21, 2017 12 Comments
  • my week in objects (mostly).

    five little things that made my week.  1. this cookie. {and all the others.} 2. these empty shelves. {no, pardon me. these empty bunk beds.} 3. these hand-me-downs. {worn more than eighteen months by…

    November 17, 2017 28 Comments
  • baby proof: bedtime stories by native authors.

    In celebration of Native American Heritage Month and in anticipation of Thanksgiving, here’s a short list of favorite children’s books by Native authors and illustrators that we’ve been enjoying in our family lately. I’m…

    November 13, 2017 33 Comments
  • make your own: squash lanterns.

    Today, a brief tutorial on how to make a seasonal craft that gives an autumnal walk or an autumnal dinner just the right bit of whimsy and light to make everything else disappear for…

    November 8, 2017 22 Comments
  • beeswax-dipped leaves.

    We dipped colorful leaves in melted beeswax this weekend. Faye took her Halloween costume for a test-drive, I snapped a few photos, neither one of us upended the pot of liquid wax.  Here’s a…

    October 23, 2017 13 Comments
  • clutter-free holiday decorations.

    We needed to take things up a notch with our holiday decorations this year. I knew we’d put up the usual lights and candles and tree, but I had a hankering for something extra sparkly,…

    December 6, 2016 34 Comments
  • a peace and justice advent calendar.

    The season of advent begins on Sunday and this week, when I pulled the pieces of the advent calendar that I made last year out of the cardboard box where we stash our holiday decorations,…

    November 23, 2016 32 Comments
  • gift wrapping alternatives.

    Christmas is on Friday. And I have a hunch that some of you might be in the midst of wrapping presents. Or, at least, starting to gather together the gifts that you’ve slipped into various…

    December 21, 2015 16 Comments