gardening – diy planter

A couple of years ago I thought I’d be ambitious with my first foray into gardening and attempt to grow herbs from seeds. Well, it was very exciting the first couple of weeks when the seeds sprouted and little one inch plants were born. But that’s where it ended. While the parsley quickly did not […]

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my fall manifesto : progress (in photos)

I will make a trip to San Diego. √ This past weekend we celebrated our first wedding anniversary with a little weekend getaway to San Diego. I’ll be posting about it this week, but it was wonderful. I will plant more flowers. √ We planted some standing and hanging cacti and succulents. I will make […]

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make your own herb pots

So, I’m one of those people who loves doing crafts and DIY things, but I’m not naturally gifted at them. These DIY herb pots were the easiest, and that made me happy. I was able to come up with the idea and execute it all on my own. You professionals out there might be laughing, […]

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on our walks

I go on walks. A lot. I guess that kind of comes with the territory when you have a dog. But I love it. It gives me time to (try to) get away from my own thoughts. It gives me fresh air to breathe and warm sunshine to feel on my skin. It also gives […]

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a new hiking spot

This past Saturday my body wanted to just laze around, but my head was telling me to get outside. After a lazy morning, Whitney and I decided to bike to a nearby hiking spot we had never been to. The sun kept coming out and then hiding behind the clouds, but it was a perfectly […]

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