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  • my week in objects (mostly).

    1. these soft, calming colors. {because we need all the calm we can get.} 2. this crispy focaccia. {because we’re desperate for comfort food.} 3. this birdseed. {and the new feathered friends we’ve made…

    March 27, 2020 8 Comments
  • life in a tiny apartment.

    Tip #192: Make peace at home. I’ve spent lots of the last nine years writing about living in a small New York City apartment. I’m no stranger to cramped quarters or working from home,…

    March 24, 2020 31 Comments
  • stories and art in uncertain times.

    Today is the first official day of distance learning for New York City Public Schools and for schools across the country. James and I have sketched out a schedule as instructed by Faye’s kindergarten…

    March 23, 2020 11 Comments
  • my week in objects (mostly).

    as so many small businesses face uncertainty about the future, i decided to fill my list this week with objects that made my week, which i’ve also happened to buy locally from favorite shops.…

    March 20, 2020 6 Comments
  • my week in objects (mostly).

    1. the gift of these sweet matching duds. {for two big kids and one very little one on the way.} 2. this diaper pail. {but mostly the space we carved for it in the…

    February 7, 2020 15 Comments
  • my week in objects (mostly).

    1. this sprouted onion. {because sometimes neglect turns into something very lovely, don’t you think?} 2. this basket. {for making a little traveling zone for future diaper changes.} 3. these tiny rolled up candles.…

    January 31, 2020 1 Comments
  • my week in objects (mostly).

    1. this crate. {filled up and ready for a tiny someone.} 2. this old bucket in a new spot. {and just one more reminder that sometimes just swapping places makes all the difference.} 3.…

    January 24, 2020 11 Comments
  • life in a tiny apartment.

    Tip #191: The one best small space storage solution. I can’t help but click on the stories that promise me small space solutions. It doesn’t matter how many times I’ve been disappointed, or, more…

    January 23, 2020 14 Comments
  • my week in objects (mostly).

    1. these watercolors. {for providing just the spot of calm color i needed this week.} 2. these magazines. {and the sweet neighbor who passed them my way.} 3. this sheepie. {a gift for a…

    January 17, 2020 8 Comments
  • my week in objects (mostly).

    1. this cake. {and the three-year-old who’s told every person he sees about how his papa made it.} 2. this robe. {for being so soft.} 3. these winter colors. {they’ve been on this shelf…

    January 10, 2020 12 Comments