New Light

I got my fresh kitchen curtain sewn and hung yesterday and, when I was tying it up today, I was inspired to take some pictures of the light coming through the fabric. As I shot, some of the photos reminded me of Georgia O'Keeffe's flower paintings and I had fun seeing how many compositions I…continue reading

To-Do List

I have a quiet moment to myself this Saturday morning (the door is shut anyway!), as my husband makes pancakes and my daughters play in the living room, so I thought I would type out some things I would like to get done this week, to motivate myself. Some of these are things that were…continue reading

Simple Matters by Erin Boyle

I recently finished reading Erin Boyle's gorgeous new book, Simple Matters: Living with Less and Ending Up with More. While a great deal of decluttering and housekeeping literature speaks in generalizations, I love that Erin offers specific, personalized advice for keeping the home. Moreover, this is a book that reaches beyond tidying to speak to matters of sustainability, family…continue reading

New Year's Aspirations

We've had a pleasantly quiet New Year's Eve and I've enjoyed some time writing, pondering the upcoming year. As the mother of a four-year-old and one-year-old, I don't have enough energy to make resolutions. Yet, I love the beginning of a new year and I have many aspirations for 2016. I have so many, I divided them…continue reading

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