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  • giving: a trivet.

    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 your home.…

    December 12, 2019 4 Comments
  • house guests tiny apartment reading my tea leaves

    life in a tiny apartment.

    Tip #133: Preparing for Overnight GuestsA few years ago I wrote a post about giving yourself permission to say no when it comes to hosting overnight guests. Then I wrote about making an exception for…

    October 19, 2015 7 Comments
  • life in a tiny apartment.

    Tip #90: Host dinner parties.My best friend growing up had a penchant for reading Emily Post’s Etiquette. It was fuel in the private war she waged against loud gum chewers and clumsy utensil wielders…

    January 29, 2014 15 Comments