Jan
08

7 perfect flowers for your home

When thinking about ways to add some spunk into my decorating mix, I tend to lean toward florals. Greenery was always one of those elements I felt belonged outside, but since having my own space, my opinions have certainly changed. The variety of flowers are constantly changing with the season and I love experimenting with […]

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Dec
22

sweet succulent planters (on the cheap)

I popped over to a friend’s home this weekend and left with some serious inspiration for our succulents (we’re talkin’ big dreams, people). Ever since discovering the brilliance of Save-On-Crafts.com, I think I have to re-prioritize my list of New Year’s resolutions – cute patio garden, here I come! Some of my favorite (and unbelievably affordable) planter picks: 7.5-inch […]

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Nov
07

weekend recap: napa valley

What a whirlwind! Getting away is always amazing, and even more exciting when you have the privilege of hanging with good friends. The husband and I traveled to Napa Valley this weekend and soaked in some tasty treats, beautiful scenery and (what else!) amazing wine. We stayed in an old converted schoolhouse that our friend’s […]

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Oct
05

life lately via instagram

It’s officially the end of my week, and I’m ready to chill. Literally. Yesterday was a bit on the breezy side (I even wore a sweater to work – a first in forever!) and the morning mist is getting into the habit of glazing everything in sight. I finally had a chance to give the patio […]

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Sep
28

sweet take-home gifts (that grow)!

Happy Friday! Nick and Aleah, here. With the crispness of fall settling into the air (cue the chillier evening and break out the cozy mugs of apple cider!), bringing the outdoors in can be a welcomed gesture. If you’re hosting an autumn soirée, welcome guests with charming succulents in pots they can take home and […]

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Jul
31

guest post: 10 ways to enhance your summer gardening

As we approach the middle of another summer’s fantastic weather and glorious sunshine, many of us are analyzing the performance of our garden and ensuring our weekend’s hard work and craftsmanship have yielded positive results and a welcoming habitat. For many, the garden will be a resounding success. Its development is a continual learning curve […]

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May
28

outdoor awesomeness {and memorial weekend recap}

I love discovering new outdoor spaces. Pinterest is packed to the brim with amazing ideas, and it’s really hard to find one that’s my favorite (but maybe this one, or this one, or this one). How was your Memorial Day weekend? I can’t believe we had 3 whole days off – what a dream! I’m […]

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May
24

DIY mason jar terrarium {and giveaway winner!}

I had a jar, some beach sand, some pebbles and a plant. Needless to say, what happened next was a no-brainer. But boy, was it fun Plus….the winner of the $20 Sneakpeeq gift card giveaway is Steph from Hearts and Laserbeams! Hooray!! Check your inbox for an email Happy happy weekend.

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May
21

finding your summer style with west elm + valley & co.

Being a blogger in Southern California is such a treat. Now that the weather is getting warmer, there’s no shortage of exciting summer events to attend and it’s fun to see what new home products are around the corner! Last week, I had the opportunity to attend the Summer Style workshop conducted by Aleah and […]

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May
16

laguna love

If you’ve followed Nook & Sea for any length of time (maybe…10 minutes), you know my love affair with Laguna Beach. Monday afternoon proved to be a beautiful day, and I couldn’t help but plop in my car after work and race up the street to snap a few photos. The neighborhood was bustling with people on their […]

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