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  • my week in objects (mostly).

    1. this plastic-free tape. {and this place for stocking it.} 2. this green stuff. {but i promise i’m done now.} 3. these decorations. {and the little guys *delighted* by them.} 4. this booster seat.…

    December 7, 2018 14 Comments
  • how to know it’s december.

    On sidewalks, fir forests. In second-stories, twinkle lights. Above intersections, snowflakes.  In staircases, pine needles. Through mail slots, letters. In mugs, cocoa. Under beds, parcels. In pockets, clementines. On minds, wishlists. On windows, frost…

    December 6, 2018 4 Comments
  • my week in objects (mostly).

    five little things that made my week. 1. this bunch of dried up stuff.  {for making it back to brooklyn in one piece.} 2. these seasonal socks. {because slipping them on this time of…

    November 30, 2018 10 Comments
  • gift guide: gifts to savor (now or always).

    A precious spice jar to fill on repeat +/or something special for seasoning. A bottle opener to last a lifetime +/or something bubbly to open.  Linen terry towels for everyday luxury +/or something to soak up during…

    November 26, 2018 16 Comments
  • curbside treasures and brand new bedding.

    This post is sponsored by Parachute. My older sister and I are not the twins in our family, but our very similar taste in home furnishings might have you fooled. Whatever we lack in identical…

    November 19, 2018 15 Comments
  • my week in objects (mostly).

    five little things that made my week.  1. these drying woolens. {because i sure love summer, but snow is pretty great too.} 2. this short spoon. {because a small little handle makes a big…

    November 16, 2018 9 Comments
  • baby proof: bedtime stories lately.

    Both of my kids are off at school these days and it’s meant that at the end of the day they don’t have quite the stamina for the multi-book bedtimes that we’ve been used…

    November 15, 2018 35 Comments
  • life in a tiny apartment.

    Tip 177: Tack Your Curtains. Silvery branches outside of our apartment are clinging to small rust colored caps. The leaves that made up the rest of their autumnal wardrobes have all blown off this week,…

    November 12, 2018 25 Comments
  • how to know it’s november.

    tucked in upper cabinets, candy. on sidewalks, leaf tannins. outside windows, orange. in mugs, cider. in the oven, muffins. on the stove, soup. at dinner, darkness. piled on beds, blankets. on the street, murmurs.…

    November 5, 2018 15 Comments
  • my week in objects (mostly).

    five little things that made my week.  1. this ribbon. {and two kids very into wearing it (and others).} 2. this bitty bowl. {just the right size for just about everything.} 3. these pencils.…

    November 2, 2018 8 Comments