Browsing Tag

summer

  • make your own: extra large string bag.

    The stone fruits have returned to the farmers’ market, thank goodness. I’m celebrating every scrap of normalcy I’m able to find these days, including sweaty July walks home from the market carrying my weight…

    July 7, 2020 1 Comments
  • my week in objects (mostly).

    1. these clam shells. {the sweetest birthday treasures.} 2. this bunch of yarrow. {in all the best colors.} 3. this popcorn. {the perfect snack.} 4. this pink cup. {because the number of broken cups…

    July 3, 2020 3 Comments
  • to do list: summer’s last gasp.

    I’m slowly getting wise to the fact that the first week or two of September has become something of a moving target around here, both work-wise and kid-wise. There are new routines, earlier wake-ups,…

    September 12, 2019 7 Comments
  • my week in objects (mostly).

    1. these rainbow bouquets. {and two little kids selling them out front, just like their mama (me)}. 2. this net bag. {good for groceries and especially for carrying swim vests to the beach.} 3.…

    July 26, 2019 13 Comments
  • make your own: sand removing powder.

    This summer I’m packing a secret potion in my tote in the form of cornstarch. Not cornstarch and anything, just cornstarch plain and simple for getting sand out from between toes (and other bodily…

    July 15, 2019 11 Comments
  • my weeks in objects (mostly).

    1. this back porch. {and eating every meal on it.} 2. this necklace addition. {because, summer.} 3. this dresser drawer. {because unpacking things into drawers is the best travel trip there is.} 4. this…

    July 5, 2019 10 Comments
  • borrowed words.

    The truth is, I’ve never cared for the National Anthem. If you think about it, it’s not a good song. Too high for most of us with “the rockets’ red glare” and then there…

    July 4, 2019 18 Comments
  • make your own: friendship bracelets.

    Is there anything more summery than a lazy afternoon spent too-hot making crafts and eating berries ’til your stomach hurts? I was never a camp kid, but I still managed to spend long hours…

    June 24, 2019 12 Comments
  • how to know it’s august.

    On ankles, mosquito bites. In vases, wildflowers. At farmers’ markets, melons. On sandwiches, tomatoes. Out of closets, camping gear. After dinner, popsicles. On shopping lists, school supplies. In the fridge, cold brew. On the…

    August 1, 2018 16 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