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10 Things I Loved in July

Welcome back! If you’re viewing this on the regular website, no you’re not in the wrong place. It was long overdue for a more mature look. The only thing that’s missing are palm leaves, but as is a free website, I’ll take it as it is. There are going to be some changes in the near future, but that’s for another time.


10 Things I Loved in June

As I’m writing this, I’m sitting in my screened in porch- away from mosquitos. Anyone else have this problem? I really should look into essential oil as I hate spraying myself with OFF! unless I’m planning on staying outside for a while, like doing yard work.

Anyway, the screened in porch is a good place for me to sit and reflect upon things, like how I’m slowly getting the house together (I know I say this all the time!) but no one particular room is ready for a full reveal. But my screened in porch is very close. I just need a few more pillows, a couple more side tables, and about a bajillion plants. I love a good sunroom or screened in porch that just about feels like a lush jungle. I did just happen to discover that one of my growing plants is called a Mexican Petunia and they are incredibly easy to grow from a cutting, so I may need to try that to get started. Fingers crossed that my backyard will be sunny enough for it.


10 Things I Loved in May

Kali is finally through her urinary infection (*knocks on wood*) and we are finally able to breathe with her being in the house. We took her to doggie day care today for the first time and she seems to have had the time of her life. She’s been sleeping since we got home and I know Taz has been enjoying the quiet day around the house.

Progress around the house continues to move along slowly. At least it’s moving along at all. I’ve got a few more things up on the wall and eventually will be able to squeeze in a couple of DIY’s with some furniture. I plan to lightly sand and re-stain one and probably paint over the other.


10 Best Landscape Photography

You know I’ve said it time and time again how much I’m inspired by nature. That being said, I want to pick up more landscape photography. I’m not choosing something because it looks pretty, but because it transports me somewhere. Here are my 10 favorites that I’d love to have in my house:

1)This is not a Gray Malin aerial view, but it’s just as good to me. Honestly, I’m in love with the colors here. I think this photographer captured just the right amount of color that would equally capture me if I were in a helicopter flying over an island for the first time. Check out the Etsy shop here.