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houseplants

  • new year, new tree.

    James gave me an olive tree for Christmas. A peace offering, maybe. Or an assurance that despite the wreck of a year that we’ve had, we can care for something together and watch it…

    January 4, 2021 16 Comments
  • my week in objects (mostly).

    1. this morning sunshine. {on pillows.} 2. these green plants. {on a clean windowsill (clean window TBA).} 3. this newly washed pile. {of freshly puckered gauze.} 4. this work of non-fiction. {and the almost-end…

    June 12, 2020 4 Comments
  • my week in objects (mostly).

    1. this breakfast table, our own stuff. {it’s so good to be home. as an aside: the rate at which my children can consume stone fruit is truly astounding.} 2. this trio. {all lined…

    August 2, 2019 3 Comments
  • my week in objects (mostly).

    1. fresh soil. {for hopefully making this fern a little happier.} 2. this bag of rugs. {sent off via my neighborhood buy nothing group. (and now i’m hooked.)} 3. these dresses for faye to…

    May 31, 2019 12 Comments
  • bennington potters mug

    my week in objects (mostly).

    five little things that made my week. 1. this cup of tea.{because ’tis finally the season.} 2. this fort. {because nothing beats a proper fort on a rainy fall day.} 3. this pumpkin.{because it’s…

    October 2, 2015 2 Comments
  • life in a tiny apartment.

    Tip #128: Indoor/Outdoor Houseplants. I’ve got a fickle relationship with my houseplants. On one hand, I want a house that’s filled up with green things. Life! Breath! Fresh air!  On the other hand, too…

    July 21, 2015 8 Comments
  • my year in objects (mostly).

    twelve little things that made my year. 1. a cardamom cake for the polar vortex in january. 2. a new apartment in february. 3. a deep dark makeover in march. 4. baby prep in…

    December 31, 2014 29 Comments
  • my week in objects (mostly).

    five little things that made my week: 1. this tea. {sent in an extremely sweet package from these brilliant women. daily nourishment.} 2. these rolls. {because a little organization goes a long way. clearly on my…

    April 11, 2014 9 Comments
  • life in a tiny apartment.

    Tip# 80: Houseplants. Up there? The afternoon shadows that the plants on my windowsill cast onto my apartment wall. The tip? Fill your tiny apartment with houseplants. Mostly small ones. My very first apartment…

    September 25, 2013 3 Comments
  • potting lessons.

    A few weeks ago James snapped this blurry instagram of me potting a maidenhair fern in our apartment. It was the weekend and I was working on a story for Gardenista about what a…

    February 28, 2013 5 Comments