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holiday

  • giving: a corded rope.

    Just about one year ago, Rose Pearlman and I began collaborating on simple, useful craft projects that could be easily made from inexpensive hardware store materials and that can serve a practical purpose in…

    December 2, 2019 9 Comments
  • gift guide: gifts for little ones.

    Colorful blocks of every shade +/or a blank-slate wooden dollhouse. Families of fairies (plus a rose flower fairy and a sunflower fairy),+/or bedding, a tiny tea service, and furniture. Headphones to fit little ears +/or a very special lap harp.…

    December 4, 2018 6 Comments
  • gifts to hone skills.

    One perfect cast iron skillet + a shortstack of cookbooks for improving someone’s dinner game. A pom-pom hat to finish before spring. A maple hand loom + some roving for passing a long quiet winter. A mason…

    December 6, 2017 18 Comments
  • stowaway: a right-sized giveaway.

    This post is sponsored by Stowaway, a right-sized makeup company.‘Tis the season for needing to think of gifts for everyone on your list. It’s a pretty lucky problem to have. While I personally love the…

    December 1, 2015 14 Comments
  • citrus season.

    It’s the season for keeping a bowlful of bright citrus in the apartment. Cheering to look at, to say nothing of being cheery to eat. James and I try to be mindful of eating…

    January 20, 2014 16 Comments
  • scrappy.

    left-over boxwood branches tucked between lavender and driftwood: makings for a wee wintry garland.…

    November 29, 2011 9 Comments
  • celebrating, lately.

    on friday, my birthday wish to endure a very long line for some of the most delicious pizza i’ve ever had. and on monday, a red, white, and blue bicycle ride around governor’s island…

    July 6, 2011 12 Comments
  • cinco de mayo.

    a few weeks ago james and i came home after a long day out and all we really wanted was a little snack. we didn’t have anything in the way of store bought treats,…

    May 5, 2011 9 Comments