WINTRY

  • wintry layers with tradlands.

    This post is sponsored by Tradlands, a women’s clothing brand specializing in menswear-inspired staples for women. Just in time for cold weather, a post with Tradlands to showcase what they’re doing to keep folks cozy this…

    November 29, 2016 27 Comments
  • wintry things.

    It’s officially the time of year when I convince James to take a crowded train back to Brooklyn with me, loaded up with brown paper shopping bags stuffed to the gills with pine cones…

    December 1, 2014 6 Comments
  • make your own: fire starters.

    Years ago I wrote a post about making fire starters in an old egg carton, and carefully filling each nest with wax and cedar shavings and other combustible and fragrant wintry bits. This is…

    December 22, 2020 6 Comments
  • simple gifts around the home.

    Looking around my kitchen this morning, it struck me how many of the simple DIY gift ideas that Rose Pearlman and I have been sharing are in regular use around my own home. In…

    December 14, 2020 4 Comments
  • my week in objects (mostly).

    1. this little hanging bag. {for offering an easy option for tucking sweet treats.} 2. these colored lights. {because they weren’t my choice, but they were my pleasure.} 3. this old cabinet. {because it’s…

    December 4, 2020 6 Comments
  • my week in objects (mostly).

    1. this nail polish. {for making long hours at my computer this week a little more festive.} 2. these paper chains. {and the kid who asked me to make them with her.} 3. this…

    December 13, 2019 15 Comments
  • giving: a braided belt.

    Just about one year ago, Rose Pearlman and I began collaborating on simple, useful craft projects that could be easily made from inexpensive hardware store materials and that can serve a practical purpose in your home.…

    December 13, 2019 1 Comments
  • baby proof: weaning.

    I don’t have a fail-safe method or a prescription for a seamless and easy transition away from nursing and toward sleeping peacefully until 7:30 am, disturbing neither parents or neighbors. (Hint: No one does.)…

    July 24, 2019 47 Comments
  • simple stuff: water filters.

    I have water on the brain. For one thing, at the time of writing, it’s pouring fat, wintry drops begging to be snow. For another, last week, I got cheeky and shared a glimpse…

    January 28, 2019 22 Comments