• habit shift: morning people.

    I’m a morning person. A slow, leisurely kind of morning person. A morning person who doesn’t want to be rushed out of bed. I’ll pad to the bathroom bright and early, but my goodness,…

    September 5, 2018 19 Comments
  • how to know it’s september.

    In cakes, plums. At night, breezes. Through hair, brushes.  On heads, pigtails. Over shoulders, backpacks. In pouches, pencils. Inside t-shirts, names. On morning sidewalks, footsteps. Under the fence, asters. Among the milkweed, monarchs. In…

    September 4, 2018 21 Comments
  • my week in objects (mostly).

    five little things that made my week. 1. these fan blades. {for being clean.} 2. these undies.  {in a grown-up size.} 3. these dried flowers. {for holding onto all their color, two weeks later.}…

    August 31, 2018 24 Comments
  • waste not: cabbage slaw, three ways.

    Waste Not is a collaboration with my friend, Carrie King. The premise is simple: Carrie, a food writer and editor, shares a recipe highlighting at least one particular way that we can curb food waste.…

    August 30, 2018 14 Comments
  • life in a tiny apartment.

    Survival Tip #174: Shoes in a bucket, bin, or basket. There’s not much quite as comforting as returning home from a long day away and kicking off your shoes. (Well, maybe removing your bra,…

    August 27, 2018 35 Comments
  • my week in objects (mostly).

    five little things that made my week. 1. this camisole. {made from cleaner silk and very lovely to wear (on repeat).} 2. this soft landing spot. {for belonging to a baby just five blocks away.} 3.…

    August 24, 2018 11 Comments
  • make your own: dried flower garland.

    If you’ve yet to pass a quiet hour stringing flowers this summer, consider this your encouragement. There will be long winter evenings aplenty for knitting or card playing or scrolling absently through Instagram, but…

    August 22, 2018 11 Comments
  • life in a tiny apartment.

    Tip #173: Reroute your cables. They’re a ubiquitous feature of these old New York City apartments, cables snaking along baseboards and over doorways and tucked into the space where the ceiling meets the wall.…

    August 20, 2018 12 Comments
  • my week in objects (mostly).

    five little things that made my week. 1. this new postcard.  {because i’ve never understood my bathroom floor more.} 2. these marigold-colored pjs. {and the little buddy who wears them.} 3. this peach. {because…

    August 17, 2018 29 Comments