I do not have a green thumb. Despite my best intentions, I’ve absentmindedly let more than a few plants wither away. But like lots of folks, I love the color and texture they bring to indoor spaces. Last month I moved out the bright, beautiful, plant-filled apartment I shared with a friend. It’s been fun […]Read more "Six Houseplants I Have Not Killed"
Alternatively titled, “My Friends Have Cooler Hobbies Than I Do.” Enter my pal, Tyler Wentworth. He’s a professional social media whiz, master Spotify playlist curator, and as of late, a vintage collector. Over the last several months, he’s spent his evenings and weekends scouring the Des Moines metro for pieces to add to his envy-inducing […]Read more "Wentworth Vintage"
Yesterday morning I left for work with frost on my windshield. FROST. Winter is here, y’all, and it’s brought its friends chunky socks, dry skin, and nights-inside-under-blankets. After 25 years on this planet—and in the frigid Midwest no less—I’ve pretty much mastered winter survival. But if there’s one thing my game is lacking, it’s a […]Read more "White Fireplaces My Winter Needs"
“The refrigerator makes the kitchen.” I don’t know who’s ever said that, but I am now. Let it be known that I’ve never owned a house or had any saying power as to what fridge is in my kitchen. But now that’s my only objective in life because all these beautiful Smeg refrigerators are giving […]Read more "Let’s talk about Smeg, baby"
I’m a homebody through and through, so there’s something especially romantic to me about bringing the indoors outside (and vice versa, for that matter) and letting your domestic sphere spill past whatever physical boundaries might enclose it. Stake my own little piece of mother earth and sprinkle it with my worldly belongings? Hell yeah, I’m […]Read more "Outdoor Oases to Inspire Your Summer"