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tea

  • my week in objects (mostly).

    1. these watercolors. {for providing just the spot of calm color i needed this week.} 2. these magazines. {and the sweet neighbor who passed them my way.} 3. this sheepie. {a gift for a…

    January 17, 2020 8 Comments
  • giving: a trivet.

    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 12, 2019 4 Comments
  • simple stuff: tea strainers.

    Contrary to popular opinion, I don’t read tea leaves. Not real ones anyway. Indeed, I’d prefer the leaves to stay mostly out of my tea. But I recently had folks over for dinner and,…

    February 12, 2019 32 Comments
  • how to know it’s october.

    In oatmeal, cinnamon. On tablecloths, beeswax. In the crisper, apples. On stoops, pumpkins. In doorways, spiders. At bodegas, mums. On minds, costumes. Underfoot, leaves. Against fence posts, cornstalks. Near trash cans, honeybees. In pockets,…

    October 1, 2018 14 Comments
  • make-believe: january sunshine.

    January. Such a paradoxical month, isn’t it? At the same time that I’m raring to start fresh and forge ahead, I’m tempted to cozy up, hunker down, and nap through the duration. You too?…

    January 10, 2018 25 Comments
  • make-believe: dreaming.

      We’re in that period of sleep post-baby where I’m starting to feel like I can’t even remember what it’s like to sleep through the night. Close your eyes in the evening and don’t open…

    October 11, 2017 19 Comments
  • life in a tiny apartment.

    Tip #134: If it’s not your cup of tea, get rid of it.I do not like licorice tea. After offering cups of licorice tea to nearly everyone I’ve invited into my home in the past…

    October 28, 2015 30 Comments
  • my year in objects (mostly).

    twelve little things that made my year. 1. a cardamom cake for the polar vortex in january. 2. a new apartment in february. 3. a deep dark makeover in march. 4. baby prep in…

    December 31, 2014 29 Comments
  • my week in objects (mostly).

    five little things that made my week: 1. this tea. {sent in an extremely sweet package from these brilliant women. daily nourishment.} 2. these rolls. {because a little organization goes a long way. clearly on my…

    April 11, 2014 9 Comments