• make-believe: golden hour.

    Is there such a thing as Covid cravings? As my sense of smell has all but disappeared and my sense of taste seems to grow fainter by the moment, I’m craving bright green salads…

    May 16, 2022 2 Comments
  • my week in objects (mostly).

    1. this (very) little note. {and the kid who wrote it.} 2. these madeleines-to-be. {and james’s mid-day baking habits.} 3. this week’s stoop find. {perfect for a rainy day.} 4. this “french” wall. {and…

    May 6, 2022 9 Comments
  • habit shift: solid shampoo and conditioner.

    This post is sponsored by Conscia, a sustainable line of hair care products that are waterless, soap-free, gluten-free, vegan and responsibly packaged. Solid shampoos and conditioners aren’t exactly new. Anyone who’s been loitering around…

    May 4, 2022 26 Comments
  • things i will do in may.

    Last night the kids went to bed early. Relatedly, they were sweaty haired and grubby toed and baths are overrated. James and I made a valiant effort to take advantage of our exhausted children…

    May 2, 2022 3 Comments
  • habit shift: kitchen composting.

    We’ve been composting our kitchen scraps since we moved to New York City more than ten years ago. What exactly that’s looked like has shifted over the course of the years and been dependent…

    April 27, 2022 43 Comments
  • make-believe: cherry blossom walk.

    Just a few non-essentials for a carefree walk under the cherry blossoms. Maybe there would even be an extra hour to do a little plein air painting beneath the dancing branches. In make-believe there’s…

    April 26, 2022 4 Comments
  • make your own: recycled potholders.

    Recycled legging leg potholders is a bit of a mouthful, but that’s what these are. In the case that any of you have offspring like mine, you’ll be familiar with the astonishingly short life…

    April 6, 2022 15 Comments
  • things i will do in april.

    Yesterday we went to skip inside a gigantic balloon made from used plastic bags. We walked along a soggy Highline afterward. We split chocolate chip cookies and showed off our jumping skills for patient…

    April 4, 2022 10 Comments
  • my week in objects (mostly).

    1. library books. {and having our branch consistently open.} 2. these violas. {for looking like they might just have survived the freeze.} 3. this sunny corner. {leggy week-old tulips and all.} 4. these tiny…

    April 1, 2022 4 Comments
  • make-believe: spring sleep.

    Wake me up when it’s warm. Until then I’ll be daydreaming about spending the day in bed, devouring a good book, huffing as many flower-scented things as I can get my hands on, and…

    March 31, 2022 2 Comments