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  • gift guide: father’s day

    For anyone looking ahead to giving the fathers in their lives a little something special on Father’s Day this year, here are a few ideas for the sensitive, kind, caring, compassionate, crafty, all-around brilliant and…

    June 5, 2017 11 Comments
  • make-believe: pumpkin picking.

    I’m not sure that I’m gonna find myself in a bona fide pumpkin patch this fall, so just in case, I’m playing a little make-believe and daydreaming about a citified take on the classic autumnal…

    October 18, 2016 19 Comments
  • make-believe: date night.

    Three days before Faye was born, James and I were at my sister Cait’s apartment for dinner. We ate spicy Indian food and everyone made guesses about when the baby would make his or…

    August 19, 2014 13 Comments
  • cedar and rose: a sweet smelling giveaway.

    I’ve been all about scents lately. Proof here, here, and here. Beyond just wanting things to smell nice, I’m totally preoccupied with how tangled up with memories scents can be. As a kid, my…

    October 23, 2012 161 Comments
  • lightning paw.

    i first read about olo fragrance in anabela’s space this winter and i’ve been dreaming about being doused in sweet smells ever since. i finally mustered the courage to order a new fragrance by mail, and…

    April 13, 2011 18 Comments