tiny garden

  • life in a tiny apartment.

    Tip #70: Picnic dinners. Choices. We live in a very small apartment in large part because we live in a very beautiful neighborhood. Last week, when my sister Devan was visiting from Asheville, we…

    July 3, 2013 9 Comments
  • life in a tiny apartment.

    Tip #63: Create a common space, even a tiny one. As the weather gets warmer, coming back to our tiny apartment has a way of making me feel just a little bit hemmed in.…

    May 8, 2013 15 Comments
  • life in a tiny apartment.

    Tip #61: It doesn’t matter how tiny your apartment is, if you share it with someone, divvy up the housework. Without going into all the mushy details about how we met on a tiny…

    April 24, 2013 26 Comments
  • holiday decorations for a tiny apartment.

    At long last, a few shots of wintry decorations in our tiny apartment. This year, instead of a tree, I opted for wintery greenery of a more miniature kind: tiny swags, fir clippings in…

    December 13, 2012 22 Comments
  • my week in objects (mostly).

    five little things that made my week. 1. this stack of books. {because they’re flagrantly breaking my nightstand rule of one. ah well.} 2. this food scrap news.  {because after six years of bringing compost to…

    May 12, 2017 17 Comments
  • my week in objects (mostly).

    five little things that my week. 1. this harmonica.{because it’s been lost at the laundromat for two months, but it finally made its way home.}2. this tiny garden.{because i finally cleaned it up after our…

    July 22, 2016 10 Comments
  • my window box.

    sidewalk | forget-me-nots | dusty miller lavender | friend | sparkles ball jar | water | terracotta planter james | forget-me-nots parsley | plant-friends window box in situ our tiny apartment is tucked into…

    April 30, 2012 12 Comments
  • sun tea.

    I spend a lot of time thinking about how to harness the incredible solar energy that shimmers off of the old silvery roof outside our kitchen window. If I had my druthers there’d be…

    June 23, 2021 3 Comments
  • archive dig: springtime projects.

    It’s spring break here in New York. Childcare is in short supply, the need for low-stakes projects to keep kids occupied is high, the springtime impulse to clean out and start fresh and pay…

    March 30, 2021 2 Comments