Category Archives: homemaking

one room tour: living room

Some things fell into place this week that helped me put the final touches on the living room. And now I’m ready to share! This living room has a lot that is different from our last one. New couch, new … Continue reading

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home

My new apartment and I have had a hard time getting used to each other. When we moved in I was sooo surprised at how hard settling in was. I was surprised at how much work it was and how … Continue reading

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one room tour: part 2

The boys’ room. Their room is the slightest bit bigger than their last room. It’s the same narrow, long shape, but since the door is at a skinny end, rather than on the long side, we can actually fit more … Continue reading

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one room tour

Things are really coming together now! The room I am most excited about right now is our master bedroom. It’s HUGE. It’s deliciously, restfully, quietly enormous. Well, for New York anyway. :) When we signed papers on this apartment all … Continue reading

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adjusting

When we first moved to New York, in 2002, we purged many of our things and squeezed what was left into a tiny studio. The night we moved in I had dough rising in the kitchen for some homemade pizza. … Continue reading

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beach photos :: dishwasher

Hi! Please bear with me as I divert from my usual Made In Brooklyn patterns over the next few weeks. I need to sort through over a thousand personal photos, plus two client shoots. I also need to get back … Continue reading

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around here

There are pumpkins EVERYWHERE. I don’t know how we got so may pumpkins this year. A real Halloween mystery. And these pumpkins are the most loved pumpkins ever. The boys gather them and sort them by size. Isaac walks around … Continue reading

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chores and art class

I’ve been trying to get Isaac to do a few chores around here. Andrew’s been doing chores for a while (clearing the table, making the beds on the weekends, cleaning up messes, helping with the trash), but it was trickier … Continue reading

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changes

Even though we’ve been settled into our current rhythm for about 8 months now, I keep realizing it over and over. A few weeks ago I was noticing that it was changing how much time I could spend on making … Continue reading

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home and adventure

We live in a neighborhood-y section of Brooklyn. We rent a small apartment above a store (owned by a sometimes-loud lady on the phone, who would probably describe us as often-loud and always running around). We have two bedrooms, one … Continue reading

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