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  • four fall decluttering projects.

    I’m not sure what kind of fall projects you might have waiting to get checked off your list, but new seasons for me mean taking a bit of time to take stock, sort through,…

    October 7, 2019 36 Comments
  • life in a tiny apartment.

    Tip #147: Check your sentimentality.Here’s a short list of the things that I’ve decided to part with in the past month or so:+ A mirror. (Sold).+ A rug. (Sold).+ Three canvas tote bags. (Stooped.*)+…

    October 3, 2016 20 Comments
  • spring cleaning with stowaway.

    This post is sponsored by Stowaway, a right-sized cosmetics company.The magnolias are going gangbusters. The daffodils have unfurled. It’s not warm out exactly, but I’ve sped up the arrival of spring in my apartment…

    March 30, 2016 33 Comments
  • habit shift: junk mail | reading my tea leaves

    habit shift: junk mail.

    The problem with habits is that everyone has them. And while we might be able to change our own habits, it’s harder to change other people’s habits. Foiled again.Many companies and organizations have the particularly bad…

    March 16, 2016 63 Comments
  • make-believe: simple matters reading nook

    make-believe: reading nook.

    At the risk of too much navel-gazing, it’s been a really lovely week of finding that my book has made its way into so many of your homes. I’ve said this already, but more…

    January 21, 2016 21 Comments
  • baby proof: gracious gifts.

    We’ve passed the halfway point of January. The last of the holiday decorations have likely been put away, any lingering pine needles have been swept up. If you’re like me, you’ve moved on to…

    January 19, 2016 61 Comments
  • make your own: necklace organizer.

    This past weekend, I detangled my necklaces for the last time. I thought you might like to know about it.In shifting our bedroom to the other room a few weeks ago, I lost the little hook on the…

    January 11, 2016 25 Comments
  • decluttering resolutions for a new year.

    In a tiny apartment or otherwise, let’s all agree that the excess of the holiday season followed by the promise of a new year creates perhaps the perfect incentive for paring down, reevaluating our…

    January 5, 2016 48 Comments
  • a print for now and later.

    There are eleven weeks until my book wends its way onto shelves and bedside tables and gets tucked into backpacks. (Here’s hoping.)Truth be told, I’ve never been much of a pre-orderer. I’ll wait, I’ve…

    October 29, 2015 36 Comments