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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 […]

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 […]


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