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new york city

  • my week in objects (mostly).

    1. a friend-made linden tincture. 2. fredericka’s spoons. 3. a box for the pile of papers to grade. 4. an old radio in a new spot. 5. a patchwork pillow. other things: kids need…

    January 6, 2023 4 Comments
  • habit shift: kitchen composting.

    We’ve been composting our kitchen scraps since we moved to New York City more than ten years ago. What exactly that’s looked like has shifted over the course of the years and been dependent…

    April 27, 2022 44 Comments
  • things i will do in april.

    Yesterday we went to skip inside a gigantic balloon made from used plastic bags. We walked along a soggy Highline afterward. We split chocolate chip cookies and showed off our jumping skills for patient…

    April 4, 2022 10 Comments
  • giving: supplies for making.

    Everyone’s talking about supply chains and gearing up early for the holiday season this year, and no doubt with good reason. I ordered tiny lobster claw clasps sometime mid-September and they’ve yet to arrive.…

    November 4, 2021 11 Comments
  • make your own: canvas wall caddy.

    Rose is a genius at taking an idea that could get complicated and simplifying it so that it’s quick and easy to make but still incredibly functional. This wall caddy might be one of…

    September 29, 2021 6 Comments
  • apartment progress: window dressing.

    I realize I’m maybe pushing my luck on reader investment in my window treatments, but my editor is MIA again, so it’s just me over here calling the shots. I made another roller shade,…

    August 26, 2021 37 Comments