• my week in objects (mostly).

    1. this butterfly. {daycare art forever.} 2. this old treasure. {and finally unearthing it.} 3. this new solution. {to an old problem.} 4. this fresh batch of tapers. {not for winter months only.} 5.…

    April 30, 2021 4 Comments
  • small improvements: paint the closet.

    No matter if you live in an old apartment or house or castle on a hill, I highly recommend a weekend project of painting the inside(s) of your closet(s). This is also my regular…

    April 29, 2021 7 Comments
  • gift guide: mother’s day.

    Gift ideas for mothers, or anyone at all you love, in springtime: The most special patchworked dress for spinning in (or wood splitting). Yellow calico undies for fun. An indigo tote. The promise of…

    April 27, 2021 4 Comments
  • my week in objects (mostly).

    1. this newspaper. {taken with permission from a neighbor’s stoop for a weekend project.} 2. this book. {and the beautiful encouragement to try new things.} 3. this tee. {for having just the right crop.}…

    April 23, 2021 2 Comments
  • my week in objects (mostly).

    1. this bread {and second breakfast.} 2. this bag. {and rainy day distractions.} 3. this trim. {even in spots where it’s especially unruly.} 4. this tray. {and your weekly seedling update.} 5. this pizza…

    April 16, 2021 1 Comments
  • small improvements: metal shelf pins.

    Our kitchen has two sets of cabinets. One set is quite a bit older than the others. These cabinets are painted white and sturdily wrought from solid wood. They likely date to when the…

    April 12, 2021 7 Comments
  • my week in objects (mostly).

    1. these morning glories. {and the moonflowers, too, for being a week bigger.} 2. these supplies. {despite the world’s slowest progress.} 3. these walls et cetera. {for looking better today than they did yesterday.}…

    April 9, 2021 2 Comments