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  • life in a tiny apartment.

    Tip # 176: Get a magnetic thing-y for your knives, take two. Last week’s encounter with our neighborhood knife grinder lit a fire under me to figure out a solution for storing our kitchen…

    October 3, 2018 12 Comments
  • sharp knives, fresh bread, and (good) timing.

    The notes of the grinding truck bell rang through our open windows just as I’d taken my first bite of peanut-buttery toast. Clang, clang, clang. Clang, Clang. I left my breakfast behind, sloshed my…

    September 24, 2018 13 Comments
  • tiny tip: keeping lilacs fresh.

    How do you keep lilacs alive, you ask? Pour them a drink, is the short answer. Help them to drink it, is the longer one. In Brooklyn the lilacs are already just about on…

    May 21, 2015 9 Comments
  • life in a tiny apartment.

    Tip #32: Get a magnetic thingy for your knives.   This is a very specific tip. Usually my tips are more general. Like this one.    But I really love this stupid magnetic strip,…

    September 26, 2012 25 Comments