• Living

    The Small Joys Compendium, Vol. 1

    One thing that became and remains obvious during the pandemic is how much small joys matter in the every day. By “small joys,” I mean things, material or otherwise, that just add a little something special to our homes, our lives, and ourselves. When you’re stuck with the same people (or, when you’re single like me, with yourself) for a period of time, within the same walls, anything that can brighten that experience and maybe bring a bit of novelty is welcome. I made a…

  • Culture,  Living,  Style

    October Lusts List

    The fashion, beauty, books and more I’m lusting after this month. If you read my post about how “When Harry Met Sally…” has influenced my love of fall, you can imagine how tempted I am by just about every retail email I receive in October, each of them filled with wooly and pumpkin-scented and -flavored delights. So, here, in what will be become a regular (monthly? bimonthly?) thing, my Lusts List is a curation of what is inspiring me at the moment. Cider in my…