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  • our entryway.

    Entryway is a word that allows for a bit of flexibility. And thank goodness. While it might connote for some the existence of an actual room, or at the least, a hallway, the word itself…

    December 2, 2014 24 Comments
  • life in a tiny apartment.

    Tip #111: When it comes to furnishing, emulate Goldilocks.If there’s one thing that internet publishing isn’t terribly good at showing, it’s slow growth.We’re used to seeing befores and afters, but in these portrayals of…

    October 8, 2014 7 Comments
  • life in a tiny apartment.

    Tip #99: Shoe racks. This is more of an update than a tip. But if your closet is anything like ours, it just might be a tip. (Just remember that what works in my…

    April 9, 2014 13 Comments
  • baby proof.

    A new little sometimes-series for these tea leaves: proof I’m having a baby and musings on life in a tiny apartment, bébé in tow (or very nearly). Seems to me I can’t begin a…

    April 1, 2014 34 Comments
  • life in a tiny apartment.

    Tip #98: Keep your home office simple. I’ve alluded in the past to doing some of my work at home. In the past five years, as I’ve made my way through graduate school and…

    March 26, 2014 15 Comments
  • life in a tiny apartment.

    Tip #97: Don’t do everything at once. One more note on unpacking. And the hardest one for me to remember: Try to avoid making too many big changes in the first few weeks in…

    March 19, 2014 9 Comments
  • life in a tiny apartment.

    Tip #96: Set the bed up first. Another unpacking tip. Most of you guys are already experts at this (read the comments here if you don’t believe me), but my tried and true tip…

    March 12, 2014 14 Comments
  • painting furniture.

    For someone who can be eager to get rid of certain things, I develop fierce attachments to other things. And chalk it up to too much time spent in museums and studying about them,…

    March 10, 2014 38 Comments
  • life in a tiny apartment.

    Tip #95: Unpack the kitchen. Forgive the upcoming onslaught of unpacking posts, but our move has gotten me thinking about ways to make a tiny apartment move more tolerable. In hopes you might actually tolerate…

    March 5, 2014 20 Comments