Yearly Archives: 2016

island resort granada nicaragua

An Island Resort in Nicaragua

We keep a long list of future travel plans in our head. One of those places is Granada, where we lived for a year. It’s such a beautiful place, and we have so many friends there. When my husband sent over…

Powerscourt Gardens in Bloom

Powerscourt Gardens in Bloom

Last summer, I helped a friend photograph a wedding in the Dublin area. During a site visit, we stopped off at Powerscourt Estate to tour the gardens and have a cuppa at the Avoca cafe located on the grounds. I found…

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Growing a Small Vegetable Garden

I planted my very first vegetable garden this year. It’s not the first time I’ve grown vegetables, but it is the first time I’ve been responsible for the entire process of planning, planting, and feeding my own small vegetable garden….

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Finding Cottage Style for a 70’s Ranch

Lately, I’ve been pondering how to add a little bit of cottage style to our 70’s ranch. I know it seems an odd match, but I think it could work. Especially if I work in a few beachy accents. I’m…

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Zone 9 Full Sun Garden

I’m in full garden obsession down here in Tampa. I’m talking a Burpee catalog perusing, zone 9 studying, spending all my fun money, sun measuring, seed buying, Lowe’s garden center stalking, Pinterest image gathering level of obsession. It’s all I…