Our Old House Renovation (A One Month Update)

Our Old House Renovation (A One Month Update)

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One month ago we went to the bank for a really large check and then drove to an office across town to hand that check over to some people we had never met before. We were really nervous and both felt fairly sick to our stomachs over the whole thing. Turns out, we got a pretty sweet deal though because less than an hour later they handed us two huge rings full of old keys and we became the very emotional, …

Peach Whiskey Smash Cocktail

Peach Whiskey Smash Cocktail

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I don’t share too many whiskey cocktail recipes around these parts, because I think whiskey is a fairly polarizing spirit. That said, we always keep our bar stocked with whiskey because Bob and I both enjoy a good whiskey cocktail from time to time. So today, for all of you whiskey lovers or soon-to-be whiskey fans, I present you with a delightfully summery whiskey drink! Made with fresh fruit and jam, this peach whiskey smash is the type of drink that …

How to Care for a Fiddle Leaf Fig Tree

How to Care for a Fiddle Leaf Fig Tree

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Over the past couple of weeks, my pair of fiddle leafs figs have made a few appearances via social media as I’ve been sharing behind the scenes updates of our renovation (including yesterday on Instagram), yielding several questions on Instagram and Snapchat about how I keep these guys looking so healthy and happy. I’ll openly admit that houseplants and I have a very complicated, mostly failed relationship. It drives me absolutely insane. My maternal grandmother had a prolific assortment of houseplants, the stuff …