house tour

I spend a lot of time talking about our house, and you’ve seen it in snippets here and there–our office and bathroom renovations, the porch tented in plastic for spray-painting, the kitchen counter displaying food. But I thought it was high time I showed you the place as a whole. We live in an approximately […]

fuzzy focus

Sometimes I wonder if I have adult-onset ADD or something. I have the hardest time sticking to a single project. I actually think it’s a byproduct of art school, when I had to think about eighty different things at the same time. I’m still in that mindset, except instead of being assigned a million projects, […]

quarter century narcissism time

Sorry for my absence for the past few days, friends. I had a busy weekend helping my brother and his family move, and then I turned twenty-five on Tuesday. So happy birthday to me, or as my brother always writes in his cards, “Happy 10/4 good buddy.” In honor of the occasion, I thought I’d […]

temporary static

I haven’t forgotten you beautiful people, and I promise to have a really really good, long house DIY post for you tomorrow. It would’ve been today, but my MacBook Pro unceremoniously died this morning and I’ve been dealing with the aftermath. Tomorrow, my pretties!

in defense of vanilla

I’m going to be up from with you here: I’m not one of those women who goes insane for chocolate. It isn’t, of course, that I don’t like chocolate. I do. It’s pretty difficult not to like, especially when it’s nice and dark and possibly studded with sea salt or crystallized ginger. Or baked into […]