A Fresh Space

I have always loved the word “fresh” because it almost always insinuates that the thing that is “fresh” is going to be extremely comforting. For example, if you hear “fresh linens”, many would also associate words like: cozy, crisp, clean, and cool to describe what fresh linens means. To me, those words are the epitome…

Yellowstone: A Gallery

The View of Grand Prismatic Springs from the hike to the viewing point on a surrounding hill. Old Faithful before it erupted at sundown. I can’t seem to find my actual DSLR camera photos of old Faithful erupting. But here is an iphone photo from a distance A bird taking flight right in front of…

Italian Garden

Bologna, Italy Giardini Margherita Italy. This was water lily was taken at one of my favorite outdoor cafes. It was inside of Giardini Margherita in Bologna, Italy. The tables were sunken into the ground so that you could step down into your booth and get cozy. All white pergolas covered your seating so the sun…

10 Things to Expect when Visiting Yellowstone in Early Summer

If you’re like me, you are the kind of person who loves to be in the outdoors, but also likes modern conveniences. I’m the type of person who loves being outdoors, but would really prefer having a bed and a shower at night rather than hiking all day and sleeping in a tent at night….

What It’s REALLY like Working in a Flower Shop

“You must have the happiest job ever… being surrounded by all these flowers all the time” -everyone who walks into the shop At first, I would have to agree with this statement. I DO have the happiest job. I AM surrounded by all this beauty! I get to be creative and I am paid for…

A Florist Takes a Trip to a Flower Farm

“I am a Florist” -Me That is such a fun thing to say, “I am a florist”. People are usually so surprised to hear that I am a professional florist. I’ll give it to them, it is definitely unique! Especially for some young slick rick like me. I don’t know why but when I think…

DIY Refurbishing a Midcentury Arm Chair

So I recently moved into a new rent house in the city and I honestly couldn’t be more excited.  My new place is in a great youthful neighborhood, is much cheaper than my old place AND is bigger. Safe to say, I was excited to get out of my college digs and actually decorate my…

Iceland: The Land of Fire, Ice, and Tornados? (Day 6)

Day 6 Near Reykjavik Activities: This morning we are on our way to go glacier climbing but the weather is crappy switching between rain and hail.  We stopped to go to the bathroom before beginning our trek up on the glacier and YALL THE BATHROOM AT THE BASE OF THIS GLACIER CRACKED ME UP. As…

Iceland: Land of Fire, Ice, and More Ice (Day 4)

Day 4 Near Hofn—->sveitarfélagið hornafjörður glacier—-> Hella Today we prepare ourselves to go ice caving.  None of us are entirely sure what that means, but I’m so excited even though we have total cloud cover and dense fog.  Who needs to see anyways? We start our tour and our guide has a monotone voice and…