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organic

  • lavender simple syrup.

    Among other small wonders, there’s an organic lavender field growing on Governors Island. To get to the ice-cream cone shaped island our family takes the ferry from Red Hook/Atlantic Basin. The boat spends more…

    July 12, 2021 4 Comments
  • my week in objects (mostly).

    1. these painted toes. {and her dad’s for being painted, too.} 2. this bowl of “cheeries and strawbs.” {petition to make the name change official.} 3. getting to try these pillow cases. {and listen…

    June 28, 2019 14 Comments
  • waste not: chimichurri.

    Waste Not is a collaboration with my friend, Carrie King. The premise is simple: Carrie, a food writer and editor, shares a recipe highlighting at least one particular way that we can curb food waste.…

    July 23, 2018 8 Comments
  • habit shift: bedtime routine.

    I know a lot of you have questions about how we get our two kids to sleep—for the LOVE OF GOD—in a tiny apartment. More on that one day soon, I promise. But in…

    April 25, 2018 59 Comments
  • bedtime rituals with hanna andersson.

    This post is sponsored by Hanna Andersson, maker of some of our family’s favorite organic cotton pajamas. Bedtime is my favorite time of day with my family. I don’t say that only because I’m…

    May 16, 2017 24 Comments
  • on bed sheets.

    Getting a new bed in a new size, meant needing to make a whole bunch of decisions at once about new sheets. Oof.  Turns out it’s not as simple as saying, “I’ll take the cotton…

    April 28, 2016 45 Comments
  • natural beauty: cheek color.

    If I was tasked to come up with names for makeup, I’d call my favorite cheek color Snow Day Pink. Forget all those flower names.Maybe this is strange to say, but I feel especially…

    February 2, 2016 40 Comments
  • diy essentials from s.w. basics

    This post is sponsored by S.W. Basics, a skincare company that believes “simplicity is the essence of awesome.”In my book, I’ve written a bit about the idea that in the quest for simplicity, it’s…

    December 8, 2015 6 Comments