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My Very Own Fiddle Leaf

Posted by Amanda (wit & whistle) on October 4th, 2014 under Home + Garden Tags: , , , ,  •  9 Comments

I’ve been crushing on fiddle leaf fig trees since 2011. So, it’s high time I added one to my houseplant collection! After a few months of keeping an eye out, I finally spotted the perfect little fiddle leaf. It just barely fit into my car. I had to evict my split leaf philodendron to make room […]

Chickens + Coop

Posted by Amanda (wit & whistle) on September 9th, 2014 under Home + Garden Tags: , , , , , , , ,  •  23 Comments

Did ya miss me? Last week I had to abandon my blog, because I was overwhelmed with the logistics of shipping out an order of over 500 pounds of notebooks and jotters! I’ll share more details about that later this fall. Now I’m back to blogging with a backyard chicken update. My parents and I finished […]

Front Door Colors

Posted by Amanda (wit & whistle) on August 14th, 2014 under Home + Garden Tags: , , ,  •  21 Comments

Over the past few weeks we’ve been having tons of repairs done on the exterior of our house, and now we’re having it painted. The guys asked if I wanted the front door painted, and now I’m stumped. Have I ever told you how much I hate picking colors? I love blacks, beiges, greys, whites, […]

A Bug’s Eye View

Posted by Amanda (wit & whistle) on August 12th, 2014 under Creative, Home + Garden Tags: , , , ,  •  8 Comments

Here’s a little tour of my garden from a bug’s perspective! (I used my backwards mounted 50mm lens to capture this footage.) Music: “little things swimming under a microscope” by Lullatone

Two Duvets, One Bed

Posted by Amanda (wit & whistle) on August 7th, 2014 under Home + Garden Tags: , , , , ,  •  49 Comments

When we visited Iceland a while back, I got some of the most sound sleep I’ve had in recent memory. Instead of a top sheet and one big comforter draped over the bed, Icelandic double beds are topped with two fluffy down duvets (untucked) and no top sheet at all. I had a whole duvet […]


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