Fall is my favorite time of year — and not just because it’s cozy sweater weather and pumpkin season. It’s also a time of year when foliage starts to dry out and some truly special plants come to life. I absolutely love foraging for flowers and foliage, especially now that we live in the North Cascades. There’s literally a treasure trove of wildflowers, branches, and brambles in the area around our house — it’s the absolute perfect spot to forage for fall flowers. So today I wanted to share tips with you to inspire you to save money by foraging for fall decor in your yard or near your home.Continue reading “How to Forage For Fall Decor”
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It isn’t often that I get to trulyyy take my time when getting to know a product that’s been given to me for review. Typically I get a month or two. But when it comes to selecting the best mattress to recommend to you, I wanted to take my time and do it right. Avocado Mattress was kind enough to send us a new king size mattress when we moved back in September and I’m just posting my review, so you know I’ve given it my due diligence! I couldn’t be more stoked to share my Avocado Mattress review with you today — it’s just so good. Here’s why!Continue reading “All About Avocado Mattress (My FULL Review)”
We’ve had a few days in the 80s here in the mountains and it’s getting me SO excited for hanging outdoors this summer. But I know that with summer comes mosquitos… and I’m totally one of those people who gets eaten alive all summer long. I’ve started to also plan garden beds, which means I’ve been researching options for plants that keep away the bugs, too. While I know nothing will keep bugs away forever (and that some bugs are beneficial), I would still like to keep them at bay a bit. There are so many plant varieties out there that do this, but here are my top picks. I’d love to know your faves, too!Continue reading “5 Plants That Keep Away the Bugs for a (Mostly) Bug-Free Backyard”
I don’t know about you, but I have been in the mood to fill our cabin with plants lately! They just make me happy and given that I’m grieving, I’ll take all the joy I can get. I’ve shared tons of inspiration and tips about houseplants here on the blog (full list below), but I have yet to share my favorite plants to keep in the kitchen specifically. With so many options, I know it can feel daunting to pick just a few. So I wanted to share a bit about the best plants to put in a kitchen to inspire you! Let me know what you think of this list + if there are any additional plants to keep in mind!Continue reading “These 7 Plants Will Thrive in Your Kitchen”
I can alllllmost feel spring in the air and to me that means one thing: getting more chicks to add to our flock! Last year’s chicks are nearly a year old if you can believe it. If you’re considering getting chicks or chickens this spring, I thought it would be a good time to share some of the unexpected things I’ve learned along the way. Chicken keeping is definitely a learning process that I am still figuring out (and probably will always be figuring out). But I love it and find it to be so good for the soul.Continue reading “6 Things About Chicken Keeping I Didn’t Know Before Getting Hens”
I’m sure a million and one articles and blog posts have been written about how to propagate houseplants… but despite reading a few of them, I always had mixed results! It felt like I was totally missing something. So I did even more research and then just started testing things out. So today I wanted to share tips that I swear by when it comes to propagating houseplants!Continue reading “How to Successfully Propagate Houseplants”
Now that we live in a home with tons of windows and really tall ceilings, I have been adding to our plant collection at a VERY fast pace. I love how they instantly add life to any room — plus the benefits of gardening (even at a small scale) is many. I’ve shared tons of posts about houseplants and gardening in the past, but today I wanted to share some info about easy to grow hanging plants because I’ve been focused on adding more of those to our cabin!Continue reading “5 Easy to Grow Hanging Plants I Swear By”