Category: this and that

This + That: It’s Fall, Y’all!

Happy First Day of Fall! How are you celebrating? Perhaps with some pumpkin-flavored coffee concoction or an autumnal #OOTD? I’m so ready for fall weekends with open-all-the-windows weather! On to last week’s highlights: new additions to my fall wardrobe (one big save, one big splurge), an epic closet clean-out, and a fun texting technique to stay connected with friends near and far.

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This + That: Cozy Cardigans, Cashmere Bras and 12 Ways To Cook A Sweet Potato

September is always a tease in Florida: it’s still technically summer (and 90+ degrees) but we’re so ready to start celebrating fall. We pin all the autumn recipes, light our spicy fall candles, and decorate our homes for the season. We opt for pumpkin cold brew over hot PSLs, and know it will be a while before we have our turn with sweaters and boots. I’m in ‘seasonal transition’ mode at the flower shop and…

This + That: Distracting Myself From My Hurricane Anxiety

We Floridians cope with the daunting threat of an oncoming hurricane by sharing memes on Facebook and stress-eating all our snacks and booze days before the storm hits. This Dorian guy is huge and truly terrifying; as I type this post late Sunday night, he’s battering the Bahamas with 185mph winds and heading our way at a walking pace. We’re prepared and will miss the worst of it if the tracking models are correct, but…

This + That: Let’s Catch Up!

Hey, what’s up, hello! I didn’t mean to take a three-week break from updating the blog; before this little hiatus, I started to get into the groove of a regular posting schedule. But at the beginning of the month, one of our flower shop family birdies left the nest to pursue her photography business full-time — we miss you, Summer! — and I’m picking up her daily duties around the shop until our slow season…

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This + That: Holiday Weekend Edition

It’s a short week for us at the flower shop; with Independence Day falling on a Thursday, we’re closing up for a long weekend. C and I plan to spend the break at home, tackling a few more projects around the house — we’re Marie Kondo’ing all over this place — and hopefully spending a lazy day or two in the sun with friends and snacks. (Lots and lots of snacks.) Here are some of…