• baby proof: gender reveal.

    It’s a human baby! In this, the 32nd week of my pregnancy, the gender of our baby is anyone’s guess, really. We do not know the sex of this baby growing daily in my…

    January 14, 2020 155 Comments
  • removing candle wax from fabric.

    At the time of writing I have three different candles burning because it’s January and this weekend’s brilliant sun and unseasonably warm temperatures have been replaced with the month’s hallmark dreary gray skies and…

    January 13, 2020 12 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
  • make your own: corded yoga mat strap.

    At Christmastime, two matching and pint-sized yoga mats wended their way into our apartment thanks to the foresight of a jolly old elf. The mats have since been acting as resting and stretching places…

    January 8, 2020 6 Comments
  • simple sustainable swaps for a new year.

    This post is sponsored by Grove Collaborative, an online marketplace committed to making it easier to find healthy and sustainable household essentials. For better or worse, I start every new year with a list…

    January 7, 2020 15 Comments
  • erin and kids in dumbo by james patrick casey

    new year, new superpower.

    For someone with a blog title that alludes to the ancient art of being able to see into the future, I regret to inform you that I’m terribly deficient in that department. I can…

    January 6, 2020 43 Comments
  • my year in objects (mostly).

    1. steam and plenty of germs in january. 2. projects and planning in february. 3. much-needed cake in march. 4. violets in april. 5. a fifth birthday in may (plus hand kites). 6. a…

    December 31, 2019 12 Comments
  • my week in objects (mostly).

    1. this crescent moon of a pillow. {for getting here. for smelling so good. for making sleep so much more comfortable.} 2. this glass knob. {and the cabinet it’s attached to, rescued from a…

    December 20, 2019 7 Comments
  • life in a tiny apartment.

    Tip #190: Gather around a table. It’s been a noticeably dark December. Not in the doom and gloom kind of way—though to be sure, there’s plenty of that to be found in the world…

    December 18, 2019 50 Comments
  • make your own: salt dough ornaments.

    If you’re hoping to find an easy and extremely affordable way to decorate a Christmas tree, or top a present, or generally make merry, baking a tray or two of salt dough ornaments is…

    December 16, 2019 27 Comments