• simple matters 12: gina stovall.

    GINA STOVALL | TWO DAYS OFF Gina Stovall is a climate scientist turned researcher and practitioner, living in Los Angeles, California. During the day, she connects climate researchers who have mitigation and resilience solutions…

    November 28, 2018 30 Comments
  • make your own: compound butter.

    Compound butter sounds fancier than it really is. It’s butter, softened, with herbs or fruit or other bits of tastiness stirred in. You can shape it into a log, chill it, and serve it…

    November 27, 2018 11 Comments
  • gift guide: gifts to savor (now or always).

    A precious spice jar to fill on repeat +/or something special for seasoning. A bottle opener to last a lifetime +/or something bubbly to open.  Linen terry towels for everyday luxury +/or something to soak up during…

    November 26, 2018 16 Comments
  • with thanks.

    Wishing you and yours a very happy Thanksgiving. I’m thankful as ever that you’re here and reading and learning alongside me. May your plates be full, your conversation lively, your personal boundaries firm, and…

    November 21, 2018 7 Comments
  • curbside treasures and brand new bedding.

    This post is sponsored by Parachute. My older sister and I are not the twins in our family, but our very similar taste in home furnishings might have you fooled. Whatever we lack in identical…

    November 19, 2018 15 Comments
  • my week in objects (mostly).

    five little things that made my week.  1. these drying woolens. {because i sure love summer, but snow is pretty great too.} 2. this short spoon. {because a small little handle makes a big…

    November 16, 2018 9 Comments
  • baby proof: bedtime stories lately.

    Both of my kids are off at school these days and it’s meant that at the end of the day they don’t have quite the stamina for the multi-book bedtimes that we’ve been used…

    November 15, 2018 35 Comments
  • life in a tiny apartment.

    Tip 177: Tack Your Curtains. Silvery branches outside of our apartment are clinging to small rust colored caps. The leaves that made up the rest of their autumnal wardrobes have all blown off this week,…

    November 12, 2018 25 Comments
  • my week in objects (mostly).

    five little things that made my week. 1. this laundry.  {and being able to bring a mid-week emergency load to my sister’s for washing.} 2. this extra tall tote.  {for keeping all of the…

    November 9, 2018 7 Comments