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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No. 4 | Monday Clicks

Hello all, and welcome back! We had a nice and relaxing weekend cat sitting for our favorite feline, spending time by the pool, and catching up on some Z’s. It was a really productive weekend too, which makes relaxation and down-time all the more enjoyable. Here’s our weekly roundup of some favorite products, articles, and…

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Top Ten

Happy Monday friends! Last Monday, we started a weekly blog post where we featured 10 links to products we’ve been loving, recipes we’ve been wanting to try, websites we’ve been frequenting, and more. Think of it as a little Monday inspiration… We saw Atomic Blonde over the weekend, and you can be sure the soundtrack…

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Monday Links

Happy Monday! We hope everyone had a wonderful weekend and a great start to your week! We spent our time enjoying the cooler weather with friends, continuing our Harry Potter movie marathon, working on some fun projects around the house, floating around in the pool, and spending too much money on coffee and eating out. The…

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Futuro

This past weekend was filled with everything good – time with friends and family, good food and coffee, productivity, and rest. We found ourselves returning to not one but two coffee shops that we hadn’t been to in a while, one of these being Futuro.   With limited art and color on the walls, one’s…

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Sunday Funday

Sundays are the best days: sleeping in, relaxing, reflection of the previous week and preparation for the week that lies ahead, and the opportunity to breathe life in more slowly. Our Sunday consisted of making homemade pizza (smoked mozzarella, sautéed brussel sprouts, ham), continuing our Harry Potter movie marathon (currently on #3), enjoying fika with…

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Neighborhood Eats

Dining out is an adventure – discovering new flavor combinations, testing your palette, venturing to places you’ve never been, and meeting new and interesting people. It’s a very social activity to come together and break bread, either with loved ones or complete strangers. While we very much enjoy trying new eateries, we love to frequent…

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