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  • my week in objects (mostly).

    1. these prunes. {because pregnancy is no joke and i’m not here to sugarcoat it.} 2. this projector. {a birthday present for james (and all of us). for family movie nights et cetera.} 3.…

    November 15, 2019 30 Comments
  • my week in objects (mostly).

    1. this bundle of candles. {ready and raring to go.} 2. this creamy elixir. {the heat is on, the temps have dropped, i’ve been wearing this nightly and loving it.} 3. these child-height utensils.…

    November 8, 2019 8 Comments
  • my week in objects (mostly).

    1. these darned socks. {heh.} 2. these wax pastels. {for doubling as face paint (even if they also inspired more than one last-minute costume change).} 3. these rain boots. {because gloomy weeks are made…

    November 1, 2019 4 Comments
  • life in a tiny apartment.

    Tip #189: Growing family, growing furniture? Open yourself to possibilities. Last year around Christmas, we hosted family for a festive morning at our place. We pushed furniture around to make space for people (twelve),…

    October 29, 2019 18 Comments
  • my week in objects (mostly).

    1. this witch’s hat. {sent by post from grammy and grandpa’s attic.} 2. the next size up in everyday favorites. {sent from mabo to two very excited kids.} 3. this lice kit. {yup. it’s…

    October 25, 2019 10 Comments
  • 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 17 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