• under-storage with wine crates

    make your own: under-bed storage.

    I’ll write more about the latest iteration of the kid’s room once we’ve had a chance to settle into it a bit and finish a few projects, but I couldn’t wait to share the…

    August 5, 2019 8 Comments
  • my week in objects (mostly).

    1. this breakfast table, our own stuff. {it’s so good to be home. as an aside: the rate at which my children can consume stone fruit is truly astounding.} 2. this trio. {all lined…

    August 2, 2019 3 Comments
  • make-believe: glamping.

    At the end of August we’re packing up a borrowed car and heading up to Maine for a few nights of camping—Grammy, Grandpa, cousins, aunties, and uncles included. We’ll be a motley crew, but…

    July 31, 2019 7 Comments
  • make your own: draft guard.

    Longtime readers might recall that for years James and I went without using air conditioning. We didn’t want to block what little light we had with a bulky window unit. And we didn’t want…

    July 30, 2019 12 Comments
  • my week in objects (mostly).

    1. these rainbow bouquets. {and two little kids selling them out front, just like their mama (me)}. 2. this net bag. {good for groceries and especially for carrying swim vests to the beach.} 3.…

    July 26, 2019 13 Comments
  • baby proof: weaning.

    I don’t have a fail-safe method or a prescription for a seamless and easy transition away from nursing and toward sleeping peacefully until 7:30 am, disturbing neither parents or neighbors. (Hint: No one does.)…

    July 24, 2019 45 Comments
  • borrowed words.

    I see it as it looked one afternoonIn August,-by a fresh soft breeze o’erblown.The swiftness of the tide, the light thereon,A far-off sail, white as a crescent moon.The shining waters with pale currents strewn,The…

    July 23, 2019 2 Comments
  • make your own: lavender cleaning spray.

    If ever there is a time when a simple, kid-friendly cleaning solution is in order, it’s summertime. We’ve been dribbling peach and watermelon juice all over my parents’ back porch for weeks now. Silas’s…

    July 22, 2019 8 Comments
  • my week in objects (mostly).

    1. this queen anne’s lace. {never a weed to me.} 2. this scrapbook. {and finally, simply, tucking what i could fit into it, ancient collages and all.} 3. this tea set. {and two little…

    July 19, 2019 8 Comments