May 30, 2016

Cocktail Trick: Thyme Infused Simple Syrup Ice Cubes

Summer weather and long weekends call for the appearance of seasonal cocktails around here — the added flavor from fresh garden herbs is what really gives them that special twist. As with the return of lavender, thyme is having a big moment among our perennial herbs right now:

May 26, 2016

How To: DIY Dried Lavender Bunches

Late spring has us eager to be back in the garden, tending to our growing collection of perennial herbs and starting a few new annual varieties.

May 19, 2016

Our Mother's Day Fig Tree

We spent Mother's Day this year down at the farm with both our mothers and extended family. While the true gift that day was spending time together, we did decide to gift Mary's mom with a fig tree to plant on the grounds.

May 16, 2016

Over on eHow: DIY Geometric Brass Table Lamp

It's no secret we're fans of clean lines, geometric shapes and a touch of shine — which is why I've been such a big fan of the geometric brass lighting options popping up lately (like this one & this one). It wasn't until a recent trip to our local Habitat ReStore that inspiration struck for creating a budget-friendly version of our own...

May 6, 2016

Mother's Day Brunch: Sweet Potato Waffle Recipe

With Mother's Day celebrations in full swing this weekend, I wanted to pop in to share one of my favorite waffle recipes, which happens to make for an all-around brunch crowd pleaser.

May 2, 2016

Bits & Snaps: A DIY Bridal Shower & Etsy Weddings Event

It's been a busy start to spring and one of my favorite parts of this time of year is the return of wedding season — the celebration, the happy spirit & general inspiration of it all.

We have a few weddings in the family coming up this year and last weekend my sister and I hosted a bridal shower for our cousin. I've been eager to share some of my favorite pics from the party along with a few highlights from the Etsy Wedding event in NYC if you care to see...
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