Something I’ve recently noticed on my walks are the surprisingly tropical patio environments some of my neighbors have created. They’ve taken their tiny urban patios and turned them into a scene that would fit right into Key West, Charleston or even Maui. Needless to say, this is a breath of fresh air in what can otherwise feel like a concrete jungle, especially in the July heat.
In September, we took a weeklong vacation to Hilton Head Island with my family. We had a great time lounging on the beach, kayaking, discovering some amazing local restaurants and of course golf (Brandon) and shopping (me). Like any Wethington family vacation, there were also a couple intense, late-night rounds of Taboo. But some of the most entertaining parts of […]Read more "A puppy discovers the South"
We finally had a couple weekends to spend pulling up weeds, stocking up at the garden center (we discovered a new favorite: Jackson Florist) and mulching, planting and finally, enjoying. I’m admittedly a novice when it comes to gardening, but I’m excited to learn as I go. Last year, I had a pretty but short-lived balcony garden. This […]Read more "Our urban garden"