lately: an instagram round-up

A zero-calorie birthday cake ;-) I love a freshly-stocked cooler!

Heaven help, Martha is at Staples. I need one of everything. We had a couple of boxes of chocolate left over from Valentine's Day. I'd hate to see them go to waste...

I'm on sabbatical from cooking. Holdin' it down, @steve_bates.

If you have to rock an apron at work, it better be a cute one. #florist Today's mission: update the online shop with some new spring pieces! Like this adorable Rachel Roy romper.

Ready for spring! Cruisin'.

Here’s a little glimpse of what we’ve been up to ’round here {via Instagram; username: @keiralennox}:

… Whipping up birthday cakes. Guilt-free, zero-calorie birthday cakes, FTW. Along with dozens of other flower arrangements that run the gamut from celebrating new babies, to sympathy flowers, to help-me-get-outta-the-doghouse specials. Being a successful florist requires one part creative ingenue, one part hard-nosed business lady, one part understanding therapist, and one part love doctor.

… Going on Staples trips to restock a couple of supplies for the shop, and leaving with an armful of Martha Stewart’s new home office collection and a renewed motivation for extreme organization. Because organization is better when it’s cute.

… Eating [all of] the leftover chocolates from Valentine’s Day. Wasting good chocolate is a heinous crime if you ask me, and I won’t be guilty of it.

… Setting aside more time for date nights with The Mister, even if it’s just going out for a casual dinner and drinks after a long day at the shop or cuddling up with take-out and Dexter on Netflix. Also, squeezing in more spur-of-the-moment girls nights for imbibing, gossiping, and gluten-free-diet-cheating.

… Rockin’ cute aprons to avoid another bleach disaster. If you have to wear an apron to work every day, it better be a cute one. This little ruffly tiered number is from Pier 1 (psst, it’s on clearance for about $7!).

… Taking a few hours out of each week to add new inventory to the boutique and update the online shop.

… Having a spring cleaning sale to make room for said inventory. Out with the old and in with the new!

… Spending more QT with our Doodle baby. More rides, more walks, and more doggie play dates with our friends and their four-legged children. He always needs a little extra TLC after a busy holiday  month.

It’s hard to believe we’re already a week into March!

What Do You Think?

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5 Comments

  1. Rebecca wrote:

    Love the birthday cake! I had an order the other day for two arrangements shaped like birthday presents. It was fun and they turned out cute!

    Posted 3.7.12 Reply
  2. You’re one busy girl! But it all looks like so much fun!!! :)

    Posted 3.7.12 Reply
  3. Anne wrote:

    Love the calorie-free birthday cake – so cute. And I definitely instagrammed an extremely similar photo at Staples. That Martha Stewart has me rather excited – two of my favorite things in one!

    Posted 3.7.12 Reply
  4. Amy wrote:

    Love the flower cake

    Posted 3.7.12 Reply

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  • I bought a beautiful loaf of fresh sourdough 🍞 from @honeycombbread and there’s a solid chance I‘ll rip into it on the drive home. #farmersmarket #carbsarelife
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