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  • my week in objects (mostly).

    1. this crate. {that i finally retrieved from my old office, and carried home with a few helpful things for the next five months.} 2. this pile of silks. {for coming through for the…

    October 18, 2019 7 Comments
  • my week in objects (mostly).

    1. this banana bread. {and being the beneficiary of someone else’s late-night baking habit.} 2. these october flowers. {for hanging on.} 3. these tree guides. {and a kid very into “studying” them.} 4. these…

    October 11, 2019 26 Comments
  • my week in objects (mostly).

    1. this little pumpkin. {for getting carried home in a backpack from grammy and grandpa’s house.} 2. this tank. {for saving me as i hit the awkward stage with a belly that’s not so…

    October 4, 2019 2 Comments
  • habit shift: morning routine.

    We’ve entered the age of the frenzied morning. We had a whole year of school mornings and tumbling out the door together under our belt when this school year started, but we’ve also got…

    October 2, 2019 25 Comments
  • soups for welcoming fall.

    I think it’s safe to say that I’m officially feeling better. I know this mostly because the thought of making dinner is not sending me into fits of despair punctuated with gagging (sorry). Indeed,…

    October 1, 2019 24 Comments
  • my week in objects (mostly).

    1. these zinnias. {and their bendy stems.} 2. this un cover up. {because my dark circles needed a little love lately. this has helped.} 3. this companion. {sent from elizabeth and filled with inspiration…

    September 27, 2019 7 Comments
  • life in a tiny apartment.

    Tip #188: Take it one day (and one person) at a time. In case you missed the news, we’re expecting a new arrival to our family this spring. What was once two, then three,…

    September 23, 2019 72 Comments
  • my week in objects (mostly).

    1. these pajamas. {and the few nights you could almost call cool}. 2. this cheerful pencil and pad. {a sweet gift just right for a newly minted kindergartener (and her admiring sidekick).} 3. taller…

    September 13, 2019 7 Comments
  • to do list: summer’s last gasp.

    I’m slowly getting wise to the fact that the first week or two of September has become something of a moving target around here, both work-wise and kid-wise. There are new routines, earlier wake-ups,…

    September 12, 2019 7 Comments
  • life in a tiny apartment.

    Tip # 187: Know your colors. Lots of people come into my space, or catch glimpses of it online, and what they see is not color, but its absence. It’s true, there’s no riot…

    September 9, 2019 10 Comments