✧ Øur Little Garden ✧

So a few years ago I mentioned to my dad that I wanted to put some plants around our place. He suggested to start with a few succulents, since he already knew I wasn’t going to be able to handle anything else. Sure ‘nough, the succulents didn’t last more than 2 years. But when we moved to our new place in CDM, we had the perfect deck with incredible sunlight, so Jeff and I decided to give it another go.

We spent some time, ok a lot of time, wandering around Armstrong Garden (you know the one) and after lots of googling and a solid chat with one of the guys working the citrus trees, we decided to adopt a little lemon tree! Offff course we had to get all the little fixin’s to go with Lem- the vitamins, the soil, fertilizer, a cute pot to live in… obviously.

But we couldn’t just go home, nope. Jeff’s been really getting into making fun cocktails and he’s bought fresh herbs at the store for them, but I mean, how much cuter would it be if we had OUR OWN fresh herbs. I’m laughing as I say thing because about 10% of me is like “How much more convenient would it be to have our own herb”, 10% is thinking about how great it would be to grow our own food, and then theres the 80% that can’t wait to put fresh sprigs of garnish and decor all of my table settings and dinners! Don’t judge, you know you would be into too. And also, if you know me then you know I LOVE to cook and clipping off some gorgeous herbs for myself just makes dinner taste that much better- real talk.

The funny thing is, I’m really getting into taking care of my little garden! I can’t wait for my weekend mornings to really give my greens some love. So here’s where we are: Rosemary, thyme, parsley, oregano, basil, sage, and mint! And I can’t wait for my tree to get nice and bright with lots and lots of lemons!

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In case you were wondering…

Alright, I’ve gotten a lot of “Ev, where you been?!” or “how’s the blog going?!”. But here’s the deal. I work full time, I feel like I’m gone every weekend for someone else’s exciting life event, and to be honest… lately I really would rather spend my down time (if there ever is any) in comfy clothes on my couch, crushing Netflix. So here’s what we’re gunna do for my get-back-in-the-game blog post. We’re gunna show ya’ll exactly what I’m doing on a pretty regular bases when I’m not at a desk or on the road. And oh yeah…. or planning a wedding.

We moved to our new place at the end of last year and I have to say my favorite thing in the whole wide world is nesting. So that’s what I’ve been focusing on. It’s my therapy. It’s my happy place. I LOVE my little house and I love even more to make it home for Jeff & Max. The newest addition… this adorable coffee table book. And ya’ll know I have an addiction to cute coffee table books. Specifically books on dope interior design.

So the other night Jeff talked me into going with him to some rando place for dinner (it sucked but I got a really big margarita so baby girl wasn’t mad about it) and I talked him into taking me to Anthro. Naturally I couldn’t walk out without a souvenir… naturally. So we grabbed this little cutie to dec our coffee table this summer. It’s pretty cool. And I know what you’re wondering and the answer is YES I actually look through the books.

But more importantly, here’s a little peek at what mornings look like in our house. And I know what you’re thinking… Yes I totally woke up like this…. HA! Ummnooo of course I put on make up DUH because why would I put gross pictures of myself on the internet. Come’on guys. Really.

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