Archive for September, 2013

Seasonal Colors

28Sep13

Here’s some autumn colors to get you in the mood for Fall.


Today, Eric and I went to a friend’s farm to pick up some fresh garlic. During our visit, our friends showed us their loofa vine. They gave us some of the pods off of it. I never really thought about where loofa comes from or what they look like. You just peel these pods and there’s a loofa sponge underneath. It’s pretty […]


I’ve been wanting to get some porch furniture since we moved into our home. There’s some beautiful furniture in the Pottery Barn catalog, but not at a price I’d like to spend. Besides, if I bought one piece, I’d have to stop there. When I showed Eric their Hampstead collection, he happily agreed to replicate […]


It’s starting to feel like Fall around here since Labor Day. I’m actually looking forward to the leaves turning color and having to wear a sweater. Today, we walked our property tagging dead trees. It took us an hour and a half to walk. Eric calls it “culling” (which is what you do when an […]