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Weekend Update

This was the first weekend of the season that felt like fall, and it was so lovely. I poured beer at Oktoberfest downtown Friday night, delivered two wedding orders on Saturday, stocked up on fresh fruits and veggies at my favorite family-owned produce stand, enjoyed a fun night with friends at…
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Weekend Update

The last of my outfits from my summer 30 for 30, a peek at the florals I designed for a wedding at Mackay Gardens, and a fun night of music and celebration at the Gram Parsons Derry Down. (more…)
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Checking In

I’m like, “hey, whatsup, hello!” That break was longer than I planned. I just haven’t felt very inspired to blog lately; mostly because I’m tired. ;) In the last seven months, I: moved our business, arranged — then rearranged — the new space; sourced new retail lines for an in-store gift boutique;…
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I’m Still Alive!

Hi, Internet! It’s been a minute. C recently mentioned that I should update the blog, and I was all, “what’s it been, two, three weeks?” Oh, a month and a half? Mmmkay. I didn’t intend to go dark for so long. I thought I’d take a little breather from posting while…
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Today is mine.

Today is mine. Tomorrow is none of my business. If I peer anxiously into the fog of the future, I will strain my spiritual eyes so that I will not see clearly what is required of me now. – Elisabeth Elliot I saw this quote in a post by @dearmushka  while…
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Sunday Morning At The Plant Sale

Yesterday morning, C and I headed to Bok Tower Gardens for their annual Boktoberfest plant sale. We were on a mission to scope out nurseries for the flower shop, and find new varieties of orchids and air plants to add to our retail inventory. It was a beautiful day at one…
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What’s In a Name?

Can you believe this blog is five years old? Me neither. You may notice the URL is different. If you didn’t, no worries; that means I did something right with the domain switch and the old links are transferring without a hitch. In which case, hurrah!! After many moons of…
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Weekend Throwback

Last Thursday, this giant Cuban sammich and I enjoyed a rare proper lunch break on the patio of my favorite coffee shop, under the shade of an umbrella while a breeze blew, and it was perfect. {There was also a fresh chocolate chip cookie hiding in that brown bag, so…