Let it Grow

Thank you everyone for your super sweet comments about our backyard renovation! It was our longest and most expensive project to date, and while totally worth it, your comments meant so much! And while we’re on the subject… I’m excited to share with you the latest and greatest addition to the yard. Our new plant and flower garden! But first and foremost… HUGE shout out and thank you goes to my mother-in-law who was hands down the MVP for this project. For those of you who may not know, my husband Tony grew up

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Our Backyard Makeover Reveal

Have I foreshadowed this post enough to get you super pumped? Well it’s time! Let’s start back a year ago… Welcome to our backyard jungle. We closed on our house in the dead of winter, so as soon as spring hit, we got a first look at the massive amounts of greenery that made up our yard. The shot above was taken mid spring, and since the house had been vacant for quite some time before we got there, things got a bit unruly back there. As a reminder, our yard was divided into two sections (lower tier/upper tier), separated

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DIY Succulent Medley

Saw these beauties at the garden store the other day… Price tag was $79 each. I love you but um, no thanks. So instead I bought these mini succulents (bottom right) for $4/each… And using some potting soil and a pot I already had siting around… Put together my own version! Best part? You really can’t kill these. Trust me. If any one could, it would be me… Nope. Alive and thriving, and under $30 buckeroos! I heart succulents.

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I’m a sucker

For succulents!!! Today is my mother-in-law’s birthday (Happy B-day Tricia!) and so this post is dedicated to the woman with the greenest thumb I know. She is literally a plant whisperer! So last weekend I picked up some soil and a few adorable succulents from Home Depot (between $2 – $4 each). And using some pots I had bought ages ago at TJMaxx, had this in under 30 minutes! Now I’m addicted, and thinking we need an entire succulent wall like one of these! Click images for source. I am just mesmerized by the incredible textures and lush look to

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Sucker for Succulents

A while back I wrote about my love for hard to kill plants (original post here) since my thumb has been far from green. FYI – my landlord gave me a plant a few months ago, and status update… It’s still alive!!!! Well I was recently re-inspired by these adorable terrariums, made by one of my newest fav blogs to read, Mint Love Social Club. Her easy DIY Instructions found HERE. I can’t get over how damn cute these are… HFoP on Polyvore So then

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