Our days are saturated with the thoughts and opinions of other sources telling us how we should dress, eat, exercise, raise our children, treat our spouses, and decorate our homes. I get caught in that trap. Scrolling through Instagram, staring at all the rooms with the perfect light and the clean floors and the beautiful [...]
I officially have spring fever. I have diagnosed myself. I don't even need a search on the google machine and I don't need WebMD. Symptoms include: heart swelling at the sound of birds chirping, not being able to leave a store without a plant purchase, countless hours spent in Target outdoor section, excessive planting of [...]
I have a square foot garden that has officially been unsuccessful for 6 years now. Mainly because of my lack of watering skills, or I should say “remembering to water” skills. I just decided this year it is time for a change. I am going to embrace my abilities and inabilities and I am going to fill my square foot gardens with wildflowers this. Flowers are more up my alley than vegetables anyways.
When we moved into our house we had these cute little raised beds in the backyard. Oh, the plans I had for them. I’m learning big, super ambitious goals (like someone with a black thumb planting a vegetable garden in her backyard) rarely turn out like you planned. So, early this spring I got rid [...]