life is effort – and so is your happy {spring gardening}

“Life is effort, and I’ll stop when I die.” – Jerry Smith, Rick and Morty Anyone else watch Rick and Morty? I can’t get over how ridiculously absurd and hilarious (albeit often gross) the show is. If you aren’t familiar, it’s an animated series (for adults) following the adventures of a kid and his scientist grandfather as they […]

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things that make me happy

Making my own dream catcher. Flowering succulents and cacti. Reading a new book – The Paris Wife – on a dreary day. Wine and cheese night while watching a movie with my husband. -wonderland sam

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DIY Flower Pots (Hanging and Standing)

This past weekend we made a trip to the nursery to buy more flowers. Since most long-lasting flowers need large containers or need to be planted in the ground, we decided to go ahead with more (hanging) succulents and some cacti (plus, they’re easier to keep alive!). I wrapped twine around the flower pots (empty […]

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dog walks

California weather is great for just about…everything. So I love taking Kipling on walks to soak up some sunshine and view pretty plants along the way. I’m also still obsessed with our little succulent “garden” we have growing outside our front door. It makes me so happy as I leave or come home to our […]

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things that make me happy

If gathering with friends and family and filling your stomach until it’s about to bust doesn’t make you happy, I don’t know what will! So besides Thanksgiving (which I’ll talk about later), here are some things that have made me happy this past week. Using our crock pot for the first time to make this […]

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