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ERIN BOYLE

  • baby proof: meals my kids have eaten.

    By roughest estimation, the total number of meals I’ve fed my children to date is somewhere around 8,000. It’s a ridiculous number and surely a faulty calculation, not least of all because it fails…

    September 23, 2021 20 Comments
  • make your own: simple cloth coasters.

    As the tail end of summer slips through our fingers, you might decide to use up spare material you have hanging around your house, to make simple cloth coasters. For the cups of tea…

    September 20, 2021 7 Comments
  • my week in objects (mostly).

    1. this wonky little checkerboard. {made for checkers-obsessed kids.} 2. this sap bucket. {one man’s trash…for my trash.} 3. this new rain cape for biking. {a gift from cleverhood and so, so much better…

    September 17, 2021 3 Comments
  • polishing and other odd jobs.

    On my first day of work in this apartment without accompaniment from child or spouse or anyone at all, I oiled our wooden cutting boards and wooden spoons. It’s a job I usually leave…

    September 14, 2021 52 Comments
  • my week in objects (mostly).

    1. this recycling basket. {emptied.} 2. these fabric scraps. {in a new spot.} 3. this drawer. {decluttered.} 4. this supply storage. {wrangled.} 5. this september light. {for being here again.} other things: they would…

    September 10, 2021 5 Comments
  • temp check.

    I’m having my yearly run-in with September allergies and accordingly have convinced myself no fewer than three times this week that I’ve lost my sense of smell and have been stricken with that-which-shall-not-be-named. It’s…

    September 8, 2021 19 Comments
  • apartment progress: window dressing.

    I realize I’m maybe pushing my luck on reader investment in my window treatments, but my editor is MIA again, so it’s just me over here calling the shots. I made another roller shade,…

    August 26, 2021 36 Comments
  • my week in objects (mostly).

    1. this fabric. {enough for a kitchen shade plus a little extra.} 2. this tape. {just because.} 3. the last of the ct flowers. {for drying up just so.} 4. these crackers. {because it’s…

    August 20, 2021 8 Comments
  • habit shift: ethical banking.

    I’m not a financial expert, to put it mildly. Like lots of folks, my most pressing financial concerns are more along the lines of how we’re going to pay for childcare and rent each…

    August 18, 2021 10 Comments