All posts tagged: gardening

Going Green

With New Year’s Resolutions still fresh on our minds, we are committed to going green. From the food we eat to the decor we choose, we love incorporating some nature into our busy schedules and cramped starter homes. Duo Herb Pot Grow your own herbs for the perfect finishing touch to all of your home cooking. Start with a few seeds, some natural light and watch them sprout before your eyes from this stone double planter. Field of Flowers Party Plate, Set of 4 These salad plates will blend right in to the leafy first course that sits atop them for an Read More

DIT: Grow Your Own Herbs

Love cooking with fresh herbs? This summer, grow your own fresh sage and basil in your backyard or windowsill by following these easy DIY tips. Not only is this a great way to spend the afternoon together, but these plants are something you will use all year long. 1| Pick Your Herbs Grow as many plants as you think you’ll use and have room for or love to cook with. Pick from basil, thyme, oregano, parsley, rosemary, sage, or dill. These all are regularly used in the kitchen, easy to grow, and need little tending to. 2| Pick Your Pots Don’t settle Read More

Friday Faves

It’s almost the weekend! To make this day sail by a little faster, we’re bringing you inspiration for all parts of your life. From delicious pina coladas to delicate flower crowns, we’ve rounded up our favorite things from the blogosphere this week for your viewing pleasure. Happy Friday! Outdoor Chandeliers  We loved the lighting at this outdoor summer wedding in Santa Barbara. This couple decorated a patio with string lights and added a touch of timeless elegance with these chandeliers. Frozen Pina Coladas  There’s really something special about pina coladas in the summer. The perfect island drink can be brought straight Read More

Friday Faves

It’s almost the weekend – and it’s a long one this time. Yes, the unofficial start to summer is finally here with Memorial Day! So, to get you through those last few hours until you’re free to run to the beach, barbecue with your friends, and drink a lot of rosé, we’ve brought you our favorite posts from the blogosphere to inspire your Memorial Day celebrations. Grand Canyon Weekend Getaway For those of you that use long weekends to explore, this post is for you. Because mastering the 72 hour trip is something we all are trying to accomplish, and seeing Read More

DIT: Unique Backyard Gardening Ideas

Get down and dirty, together. Start the summer off right by transforming that little bit of soil or terrace space in your home into a luscious garden full of color. You’d be surprised at what you can do with the items you already have in your home. Transform everything from your kitchen colander to your old set of tea cups into planters, swings, or bird feeders, with these DIY tips. Colander Planter Don’t just use your colanders for draining pasta. Take them outside, fill them with soil, and plant your favorite herbs or flowers in them. These can be perfect flowerpots Read More