November 30, 2015

Our Thanksgiving in St. Stephens Church, Virginia

Thanksgiving day we spent time with my Dad and extended family on my aunt and uncle's Virginia horse farm. This is a place I've been visiting since early childhood and a favorite place we've highlighted here on the blog from time to time over the years. Tim has been hunting with family in these woods and we loved the chance to just walk the grounds, check out the garden, take in the fresh air, admire the horses and visit this year's new colts.

November 18, 2015

Over on eHow: How to Make DIY Mulling Spice Bundles

As the draw holidays near, we've been leaning into the season. In that spirit, for our latest project post with eHow we raided the pantry to create a handful of mulling spice bundles — there's nothing like the smell of citrus and spice to invite immediate warmth and seasonal aromas throughout the house.

November 11, 2015

Recipe: Potato, Zucchini & Dill Savory Tart

Today we wanted to pop in to share one final recipe from our time spent vacationing in Italy. With access to an abundance of fresh and wild herbs on the grounds, we found ourselves looking for any excuse to incorporate them into the meals we'd prepare during the evenings, hence the fresh dill is truly the star of this potato and zucchini tart.

November 9, 2015

Over on eHow: DIY Wine Bottle Christmas Lights

In our most recent project collaboration with eHow, we transformed a handful of glass bottles into a set of sparkling holiday decorations. These festive lights are a such a fun way to recycle different bottles from a special occasion or trip, and make a budget-friendly gift idea as the holidays draw near.

November 5, 2015

Over on eHow: How to Grow Wisteria in a Planter

After returning back home from our stay in Italy, we have officially caught a case of the wisteria-fever. Known for their cascading blooms, the farmhouse where we stayed had a mature wisteria vine covering the outdoor pergola like a beautiful living canopy.

November 3, 2015

Weekend Basics: Our Halloween Festivities

It seems like we blinked this year and now it's November. Classically my favorite month out of the year — it always sneaks right up, signifying the busy holiday season is here. Before plunging head deep into the holiday spirit, we wanted to take the time to share a quick recap of our weekend and Halloween festivities.
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