Succulent Garden

Succulent Garden… Fairy Garden… Precious micro garden…call it what you will Just be sure to call it cute! On Monday I potted my first succulent garden. I’m not sure what took me so long. Maybe I thought it would be harder than it actually was. Maybe I never had the right pot or enough succulents….

Labor Day Deals

Most people don’t realize how cheap I am. When they come to my house and see nice things they often assume I’ve paid a fortune, WRONG! Saving money is my favorite sport. Yesterday, my neighborhood Value Village Thrift Store had a 50% off everything sale so I happily got my behind there bright and early….

Walmart Plant Haul

This weekend I rearranged my living room and dining room to accommodate the needs of a few rather demanding plants. When I was done, the living room looked unbalanced since the left side of the room was underwhelmingly empty. On the right side of the room, tucked behind our sectional is an almost six and…

Coral Cactus Rescue

Earlier this week I picked up a gorgeous Coral Cactus babe at Home Depot. I shrieked when I saw it (because I’m dramatic af)! I’ve wanted one for a while, but can you blame me? Their coloring, texture and striking abstract appearance make them equal parts house plant and art piece. At $15, it was…

5 Packing Essentials

Five days from now, I’ll be heading back to Europe for a three week work-cation. On the itinerary are stops in Switzerland, Italy and Spain. I’m hyped! Work travel is one of the major perks of my job but it can also be overwhelming. I’ve found that packing smart and light are key to reducing…

Abstract Hallway Mural

The hallway in our bedroom separates the sleeping area from our bathroom and a closet we converted into a “gaming cubby” for Mr. AD. That poor hallway needed some help. The flat paint was covered in finger prints and looking sad. We have a sloped roof so every time Mr. AD, who happens to be…

Kitchen Feng Shui

Hey Guys! Welcome back, I hope your week is going well. As promised, I’m going to be discussing changes I’ve made around the house to help me keep my new year’s resolutions. As I was thinking about organizing my kitchen, the Feng Shui concept came to mind. When I decorated my living room, I was…