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In Botanical News…

Posted by Amanda (wit & whistle) on January 13th, 2015 under Home + Garden, Life  •  12 Comments

It’s a chilly grey day here, so I want to share some green planty goodness. First, my houseplant collection has a new addition, a Nepenthes (aka monkey cups plant). How crazy looking is this thing? I can never resist the urge to bring weird looking plants like this home. I’ve had a Meyer lemon tree for years, […]

Subway Tile Backsplash

Posted by Amanda (wit & whistle) on January 6th, 2015 under DIY, Home + Garden Tags: , , , , , ,  •  19 Comments

Happy New Year! I’m back after a nice long break. Well, a break from blogging anyway. It wasn’t really a “break”, because I was working my butt off on a bunch of projects! Exhibit A, I installed a subway tile backsplash in my kitchen. I’ve wanted to put subway tile in my kitchen for ages, […]

Terrarium turned Aquarium

Posted by Amanda (wit & whistle) on December 4th, 2014 under Home + Garden Tags: , , , , , ,  •  14 Comments

All the ferns in the terrarium I recently replanted bit the dust. Ferns are so high maintenance! If I miss watering them once they seem to dry to a crisp. I wondered what else I could use my terrarium for, and I decided to turn it into an aquarium. It can hold almost 2.5 gallons of […]

Fall Love List

Posted by Amanda (wit & whistle) on November 12th, 2014 under Home + Garden, Life Tags: , , ,  •  4 Comments

I’m hoping you’ll allow me one more fall themed post! The Japanese maple tree in our front yard is on fire right now, and I couldn’t help grabbing my camera. This past summer I posted a list of all the things I love about summer, and now I want to do the same for fall […]

stuff I found on the ground

Posted by Amanda (wit & whistle) on November 7th, 2014 under Creative, Home + Garden Tags: , , , ,  •  8 Comments

You guys, there’s a crazy amount of beautiful stuff on the ground outside our house right now. We haven’t even hit maximum fall foliage color yet, so it’s only going to get better! Here’s a small sampling. Gorgeous right? I’m constantly resisting the urge to drag it all inside and keep it forever. Fall is […]

 

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