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  • make your own: pinboard.

    Our bags and our boxes are unpacked. Our furniture has been pushed and pulled into place. We’re ostensibly all moved in over here, but the truth is we’re still firmly in the neither here…

    September 23, 2020 10 Comments
  • my week in objects (mostly).

    1. this eucalyptus. {and the farmer’s market in general} 2. this little work in progress. {and always, those little hands.} 3. this tissue box cover. {because some weeks, you just need a box of…

    November 22, 2019 4 Comments
  • my week in objects (mostly).

    1. these painted toes. {and her dad’s for being painted, too.} 2. this bowl of “cheeries and strawbs.” {petition to make the name change official.} 3. getting to try these pillow cases. {and listen…

    June 28, 2019 14 Comments
  • simple stuff: laundry hampers.

    Simple Stuff: A new series devoted to talking about the stuff that might prove useful or helpful or otherwise necessary while making a home in a small apartment or anywhere. Its aim is to provide…

    June 21, 2017 55 Comments
  • make-believe: kite flying.

    September feels like a good month to fly a kite in. Blame it on the preponderance of kites in children’s books, but Faye is very into them lately and I’m sure at any moment I’ll…

    September 14, 2016 19 Comments
  • make your own: upholstery cleaner.

    Upholstery might be a slightly grand word for the bit of cotton canvas stretched over a 70 year-old wooden frame, but no matter. I’ve also used this same combination of simple dish soap and…

    April 30, 2015 21 Comments