Browsing Tag

flowers

  • my week in objects (mostly).

    1. this tiny bouquet. {and getting to pluck it from our own little pots.} 2. this bag. {as trusty as ever and filled with mostly sweats for a rainy weekend.} 3. this giant paper…

    July 9, 2021 0 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
  • my week in objects (mostly).

    1. these pockets. {and filling them.} 2. this oatmeal. {and the extra big bowlful.} 3. these well-loved gardening supplies. {and eager planters very ready for spring.} 4. this card game. {and one late night…

    March 19, 2021 4 Comments
  • may minutes.

    Time and its passing have become even more strange and amorphous than they are in the best of circumstances. It was only just the middle of winter and somehow we find ourselves nearly to…

    May 11, 2020 13 Comments
  • my week in objects (mostly).

    1. these rainbow bouquets. {and two little kids selling them out front, just like their mama (me)}. 2. this net bag. {good for groceries and especially for carrying swim vests to the beach.} 3.…

    July 26, 2019 13 Comments
  • my week in objects (mostly).

    1. this queen anne’s lace. {never a weed to me.} 2. this scrapbook. {and finally, simply, tucking what i could fit into it, ancient collages and all.} 3. this tea set. {and two little…

    July 19, 2019 8 Comments
  • make your own: violet syrup.

    Recommended: A spring afternoon spent playing with flowers. My kids are on spring break this week and we’re spending a few extra days at my parents’ house, half working and half playing and mostly…

    April 23, 2019 9 Comments
  • my week in objects (mostly).

    1. these pink carnations. {left in little bottles by everyone’s bedside and still spritely nearly a week later.} 2. this ribbon. {and embracing a very persistent lavender moment.} 3. this borrowed colored pencil. {for…

    April 12, 2019 9 Comments
  • how to know it’s may.

    On top of muddy grass, picnic blankets. Under skirts, bare legs. Along the window ledge, birds. At bedtime, blue skies. On rooftops, pink wine. Curbside, treasures. In new shoes, blisters. On young minds, wish…

    May 1, 2018 9 Comments
  • gift guide: father’s day

    For anyone looking ahead to giving the fathers in their lives a little something special on Father’s Day this year, here are a few ideas for the sensitive, kind, caring, compassionate, crafty, all-around brilliant and…

    June 5, 2017 11 Comments