life in a tiny apartment

  • life in a tiny apartment.

    Tip # 172 – Straighten your stacks (and hide them). I’ve written before that my approach to making room for books in a small space is to not hang on to too many and…

    August 13, 2018 15 Comments
  • my week in objects (mostly).

    five little things that made my week. 1. these sedum  {for lasting so long.} 2. this coverup. {because sometimes you just hafta cover up the warning tag.} 3. these new rugs. {more soon, but…

    August 10, 2018 9 Comments
  • life in a tiny apartment.

    Tip #171: Ditch your ironing board. I’m sure I’ve said it before: You don’t need much of anything small-space specific to get by in a small space. But sometimes having something specific helps. Mostly,…

    August 6, 2018 39 Comments
  • life in a tiny apartment.

    Tip #170: Put your phone in a basket. Hello, my name is Erin and I am a very tidy person. (You likely already know this.) I hate clutter. I never let things accumulate on countertops…

    July 25, 2018 27 Comments
  • life in a tiny apartment.

    Tip #169: Consider Power Tools. (Just one.) I remember distinctly—or believe I do—the first time I used a power tool. I was in fourth grade, sitting in a patch of sunlight on my kitchen…

    July 18, 2018 18 Comments
  • life in a tiny apartment.

    Tip #168: Hang a high shelf. My forever motto is less stuff, not more storage. But there are some things that need having and those things need a place to perch. In those cases,…

    July 10, 2018 25 Comments
  • life in a tiny apartment.

    Tip #167: Hang up your swimsuits. It’s splash pad season. That season in the life of a city kid—and the adults who care for them—when parks turn on their sprinklers and children run pell-mell…

    June 27, 2018 20 Comments
  • life in a tiny apartment.

    Tip # 166: You don’t get what you don’t ask for. Ask and ye shall receive (sort of), but more than that, you don’t get what you don’t ask for. In even the best…

    June 12, 2018 50 Comments
  • life in a tiny apartment.

    Survival Tip #165: Paint the plunger. The handle anyway. It’s probably advisable to leave the rubbery part alone. But the wooden handle? Why not help it along a bit? Maybe it still has the…

    June 6, 2018 20 Comments
  • improvements in a tiny apartment.

    In between bites of deli-procured egg and cheese sandwich (extra cheese, please), I sat down to write a quick post. We got the news that at some point this week we’ll be given permission…

    May 29, 2018 11 Comments