Desert Botanical Garden

“There are always flowers for those who want to see them.” – Henry Matisse Growing up, neither of us loved or even liked the desert. Evan always dreamed of living by the beach or in a huge metropolis (high rise living is still a dream, actually). And with most of my family living in Illinois,…

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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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