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  • giving: a potholder.

    Just about one year ago, Rose Pearlman and I began collaborating on simple, useful craft projects that could be easily made from inexpensive hardware store materials and that can serve a practical purpose in your home.…

    December 11, 2019 6 Comments
  • four fall decluttering projects.

    I’m not sure what kind of fall projects you might have waiting to get checked off your list, but new seasons for me mean taking a bit of time to take stock, sort through,…

    October 7, 2019 36 Comments
  • life in a tiny apartment.

    Tip #131: Organize your spices, not your cabinet.A perfectly organized spice cabinet is a thing to aspire to. But in a tiny apartment rental the likelihood that there’s a cabinet that’s just right for…

    September 23, 2015 19 Comments
  • za’atar popcorn.

    Here’s an advantage to hunting for the coriander seeds in the back of the spice cabinet: becoming reacquainted with the za’atar. I try not to keep too many underused spices in my cabinet. They…

    September 22, 2015 15 Comments
  • to make: a mother’s day appetizer.

    I didn’t know what to call this post. Really, it doesn’t have much to do with Mother’s Day, but it would be an easy thing to make for a mother, and a pretty thing…

    May 5, 2015 8 Comments
  • eggplant caviar.

    this past week, the news was all about how to survive in tiny apartments. okay, fine. a few other things happened too, but let’s just say all of our news was about how to survive in…

    July 16, 2012 10 Comments