Fall Bucket List

Every year, I try to soak up as much fall as I can which starts with brushing off the old decorations. For a few seasons now, I've made bucket lists for autumn so I can experience it while it's here. Sometimes the season comes and goes so quickly, I feel like I wasted it. A …

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My Vintage Colorful Glasses

*Post was updated with better photos 🙂 Ever since I saw Elsie Larson's collection of vintage glass arranged in a rainbow, I've searched for my own vibrant glassware. I targeted flea markets, antique stores, garage sales, and thrift stores. One of my favorite tips about bargain hunting is go in with only a few things …

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Daily Delight: Fresh Flowers That Would’ve Been Trashed

This is one of my favorite times of the year because so many flowers are in full bloom in Colorado Springs. Each year I tell myself I'm going to cut some of the flowers and make a bouquet, but each year, I find myself not wanting to take away from our plants (except dandelion blossoms …

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Tradescantia: The Plant with an Anti-Semitic Colloquial Name

A few weeks ago, Colm and I found the cutest local shop, Local Eclectic, that sold beautiful baby plants at ridiculously low prices. It was a pick your plant, pick your planter kind of situation. There was a gorgeous pink sprout of a plant that I had to purchase. We love pink in the Brundage-Durham …

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Cheap Tricks: How to Propagate Herbs from Pho Takeout

For most of my life, I've been a money saver instead of spender. I will put so much energy into saving a buck because why would I pay full price for something I can get in other ways? Enter propagating herbs from pho takeout. You know the herbs that come with takeout pho? The cilantro, …

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One of My Best Vintage Finds

A few months ago Malcolm and I took a trip to Cortez, Colorado. Besides seeing the sights, I was the most excited about the possibility of thrifting. Thrifting is often at its best (and worst, honestly) in small town America. Treasures from old farm houses often yield an interesting haul, and I was excited to …

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