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Showing posts from April, 2017

Knock knock

They say that April showers bring May flowers. I really hope so because the constant rain in Georgia is getting a little cray. It's almost like a tease - sunny, beautiful 70 degree weather one day, then a dreary torrential downpour the next. I think I speak for everyone when I say that I'm ready to welcome spring and all its glory (even if we have to endure the pollen). With that in mind, I've been thinking a lot about adding some life and color to our front porch. Our townhouse is part of a community, therefore I can't paint my door a fun hue, but what I can do is add personality to our little stoop. I would love to drop clues to visitors or any potential passerby of the vibrant interior that will ensue once they cross our threshold!
While I was searching for a doormat online to serve as a starting point for my refresh, I kept landing on Target's website. Their current selection of doormats are so spring-inspired and incredibly affordable, so I thought that a rou…

6 tips for planting a succulent garden

Anyone who knows me can attest that I'm always down for a good house plant! I love the energy it adds to a space, and nothing can compare to the feeling you get when you notice that a plant you brought into your home is growing up all big and strong like a good boy or girl! Today, I wanted to talk a bit about how I tackled a plant-related project that has been on my list for quite some time... a new succulent garden. Now if you've been following along with me for quite some time, you know that this is not my first time at the succulent garden rodeo!
The first time I tried my hand at a succulent garden, I completely ruined the soil by making it way too damp when I initially planted it (coupled with the fact that I didn't have anything at the bottom of my container for drainage). Within a week or so my poor little babies swelled and burst. Yea, it wasn't pretty. But today I'm back for round two a little older and wiser. So real quick, before we begin, here are 6 tip…