Spring Blooms

Is there a more perfect time to showcase this month’s flower post than just after the first official day of Spring?! As usual, it starts to feel like spring weather in Phoenix a few weeks (or even a month) before the official change in seasons. We’ve really been loving having the doors and windows open…

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Pinakothek der Moderne

Being one of the world’s largest museums for modern and contemporary art and design, we made sure to find time to visit the Pinakothek der Moderne while we were in Munich. A pleasant surprise to us, the museum is a great choice for budget travelers every day of the week, especially Sundays when cost of…

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The BMW Welt

We were fortunate enough to spend a lot of time wandering around the streets of Europe this past December. Copenhagen, Prague, Munich – so many fun memories from our travels. Even with all of the memories in our heads from this time, there are a few days that stick out as even more wonderful. The…

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December Bouquets

There were two obvious color schemes we could have chosen for our wintery December bouquets: cool blues and pure whites to evoke the feeling of a December chill, or the classic red and green colors of Christmas. Being suckers for all things classically Christmas, we went with the latter. We incorporated some pine sprigs, red…

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Giving Thanks

We’ve received so many sweet messages from our friends and family since we got the news that Evan will have to battle cancer once more. We’re so thankful for the outpouring of love and support, and it’s this encouragement and our faith in God that will carry us through this battle again. We are both…

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October Blooms

Autumnal flavors and colors of the season are popping up in markets and groceries everywhere. Coffees and desserts with maple, cinnamon, nutmeg, and allspice abound (not to mention the ever-popular pumpkin!). As far as Fall colors, wardrobes, decor, and flowers all begin to showcase deep wines and burgundy reds, spicy cinnamon and turmeric shades, and…

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Flower Game

When we did our bouquet post a few weeks ago, we had the idea to make it a continuing feature and do one per month. We want to keep the same elements across posts: Using seasonal flowers/greenery Making three similar but unique bouquets Sticking to a rough budget of $10 for purchased flowers (reuse what…

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Home Sweet Home

Remember when we said that we had something special in the works when we posted this photo a few weeks ago? Well, as life would have it, we’re still working on that little project, and we’ve decided to do a two-part post so we can share what is in the works now and once it’s complete! To…

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Beadle Box

We’re blessed to live in our favorite area of Phoenix. To us, Arcadia and Arcadia Lite are comprised of the perfect blend of old and new. Old neighborhoods with charming and unique homes, well-established restaurants and coffee shops, and proximity to dozens of things to do both downtown and around the Valley. On the newer…

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