• archive dig: late spring libations.

    In celebration of late spring summersaulting into summer, here’s a roundup of some favorite archived posts to inspire flowery, fruity springtime concoctions and taking the time to enjoy them. For anyone lucky enough to…

    May 27, 2021 0 Comments
  • my week in objects (mostly).

    1. these cosmos {for seemingly surviving.} 2. this embroidery thread. {and getting it ready for 7th birthday party favors.} 3. these notes. {and making some headway on projects.} 4. this last patch. {don’t care…

    May 21, 2021 4 Comments
  • simple stuff: window treatments.

    I’ve often said, “life isn’t always simple, but the curtains can be,” and then I moved into an apartment with six whole windows soaring to heights that aren’t reachable without a ladder and realized…

    May 20, 2021 23 Comments
  • apartment dreams: a black & white kitchen.

    I’m taking a page from my dear friend LaTonya who helped pull me out of a funk by reminding me there’s value just in letting myself daydream. After last week’s ironing board unveiling, I’ve…

    May 18, 2021 9 Comments
  • my week in objects (mostly).

    1. these cosmos. {for staying so fresh.} 2. these doorknobs. {and denuding them.} 3. this old couch. {and deciding what to do with her.} 4. this new-to-me rocker. {destined for a makeover. i couldn’t…

    May 14, 2021 3 Comments
  • simple stuff: toothbrush update.

    I’ll keep this short and sweet, but I stumbled into a toothbrush that fits perfectly in the delicate and dainty holes of the built-in vintage toothbrush holder in our very pink bathroom and I…

    May 12, 2021 12 Comments
  • my week in objects (mostly).

    1. these salad greens. {every single one.} 2. these sweats. {for being sent my way.} 3. these baby vines. {for not getting fried.} 4. this lavender {for hanging out inside for a bit.} 5.…

    May 7, 2021 5 Comments
  • christainia family bike

    family bike FAQs.

    After years of idly daydreaming about ferrying our family around on a cargo bike, last summer we chanced our way into actually owning one. We were up early one morning, groggily grousing about our…

    May 5, 2021 25 Comments