Tag Archives: Flowers

Ahoy matey

How does your garden grow update: Of course we picked the hottest night of the week to plant, but it was so nice waking up this morning and looking out on our deck to see our perfectly potted flowers.   … Continue reading

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Dinner dearest

Fancy frocks update: I think I have narrowed down my dress dilemma to three options: black with lace, white with polka dots or red patterned. “Decisions are the worst.” (If you can name the movie this quote is from – … Continue reading

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Upstairs and downstairs

Something’s fishy update: I plan on using the upcoming weekend to check out a few local spots and see if I can’t secure the Big Night dinner favors. I’m leaning towards the idea of sea salt – scrub for the … Continue reading

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Scare Us Hill

Blowin’ out candles update: I won’t lie. This past weekend was not the relaxing birthday weekend everyone longs for. Instead, I spent most of it getting ready for the big Halloween party, Scare Us Hill, that will finally be here tomorrow. … Continue reading

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Cheesy buffalo goodness

Spring fever update: I just love my new oh-so-spring-y mason jar bouquets thanks to my trip to Hy-Vee. Gotta love a little flower power to keep things fresh in your bedroom/kitchen/living room – wherever you need it! On the to-do list … Continue reading

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Spring fever

May the odds be ever in your favor update: I can’t believe I made it until Sunday to see The Hunger Games – and I loved every second of it. Did anyone else about jump out of their seat when the … Continue reading

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Flower power

VP Xi, what outfit will it be update: What an amazing evening. We got to watch Vice President Xi Jinping’s plane arrive on the tarmac and then lined the red carpet to shake his hand as he exited. I hope someone … Continue reading

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Final shower

Wills and Kate update: Thank God I got up at 4:30 AM to watch the royal event live. It was just as magical and special as I thought it would be, and I’d be lying if I said I didn’t … Continue reading

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Band It Update: Wedding bands have been picked out. I’m going with a super thin pave diamond band, and Marcus will be sporting a traditional gold band. Before we hit up Joseph’s on Saturday we made a pit stop at … Continue reading

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Branstad Blooms

Three Decades Update:For Marissa’s birthday we decided to hit up our fave local joint, Marino’s. I like to think of it as our go-to family restaurant. It recently got reviewed by the Datebook Diner, and I highly recommend trying it … Continue reading

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