my week in objects (mostly).

March 20, 2015

five little things that made my week.

1. this little bag.
bag {because it was filled with trail mix for getting through long days at the library}.

2. this upside down basket.
basket {because honestly, it’s the best twenty dollars we’ve spent. and because it’s faye’s favorite place to pull herself up these days.}

3. this book.
hey natalie jean {for being such an open-hearted joy to read.}

4. these backward books.
books {so faye can’t pull every single one out. also, sticky notes.}

5. james’s blue hat.
hat {because i appropriated it for myself. and because i’m holding out hope that i won’t have to wear it much longer.}

other things:
this post made my cry in public and take a deep breath. (this one, too.) (thank you, tara.)

christine got me thinking about coloring books. i think i might order this one (and maybe this one, too).

women on 20s.
more safe cosmetics, thanks to my friend hadley.
drenched in honey.
currently ogling.
beautiful, beautiful nettle bread.

me in other places:
living large in small places.

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12 Comments

  • Reply Yelle March 20, 2015 at 1:11 pm

    i love the links that you share – they are always a good read! xo

  • Reply Jacquelyn | lark&linen March 20, 2015 at 1:28 pm

    I'm always amazed at how I can envision your week in just a few photos, and a handful of words

  • Reply Hannah S March 20, 2015 at 1:34 pm

    I am so excited about Hey Natalie Jean. I just had it delivered but have not had time yet to read, hopefully this weekend 🙂
    Have a great one!

  • Reply Mad Cat Quilts March 20, 2015 at 1:44 pm

    Are you going to the central library? I manage the cafe there… you should stop by for pie! Ask for Mo!

  • Reply bymarion March 20, 2015 at 3:20 pm

    So inspiring, as always. I really enjoyed listening to the podcast. Thank you, Erin, and good luck with the writing. I'm looking forward to reading your book.

  • Reply Suzanne Lingl March 20, 2015 at 5:05 pm

    I was listening to the podcast, and the part about babies, and was reminded of something my baby class teacher once said: you are your child's favorite toy. It's so true! My nine month old would rather play with me, my face, my hands, my hair (unfortunately), be held, be bounced, danced with, endless hours of mimicking expressions and sounds…than anything we've ever bought her!

  • Reply kristin | W [H] A T C H March 20, 2015 at 5:30 pm

    tara's words, yes. i am trying to do something so hard right now and she is exactly right that validation can feel like warmth. i know you are too and i cannot wait to read your words.

  • Reply Anonymous March 21, 2015 at 1:58 pm

    Oh Erin, I really enjoyed listening to the podcast: I finally felt so understood! Greatest break during my daughter's afternoon nap in a long while 🙂 Thank you!
    Lena

  • Reply astanoch March 22, 2015 at 3:55 pm

    Loved the podcast interview! And its so different to actually hear your voice after following your blog for years.

  • Reply Olivia Wilcox March 31, 2015 at 11:22 pm

    Erin, could I ask where you got the Connecticut map print above your computer in your old apartment? I've been looking for one for a while!

    • Reply Erin April 2, 2015 at 5:51 pm

      It's from Raven Maps! (And it's actually of southern New England (CT, RI, and MA!)

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