WORLD FAMOUS NUCCIO’S NURSERIES

In Friday’s post, I mentioned wanting to buy a few new varieties of camellias for our garden this past weekend. I was keeping my fingers crossed that it wouldn’t rain because Mr. B and I planned on paying a visit to Nuccio’s Nurseries located in Altadena, California. We headed out to Nuccio’s yesterday. It was gloomy […]

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ADVENTURES IN GARDENING

I have always loved and appreciated beautiful lush gardens but it wasn’t until Mr. B and I moved into our seaside ranch home that I became interested in our own landscaping. This is primarily due to the fact that we bought a fixer and the gardens left little to be desired. At some point we will […]

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HAPPY FRIDAY

Happy Friday! Enjoy your weekend. Remember to enjoy all the simple things and simple pleasures that life has to offer.   –xoxo, v.

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MAKING A SPLASH WITH PICTURE PERFECT POOLS

Happy Friday! It’s also the last day of a week dedicated to fun summertime posts. A little bit of everything was covered: decor, style, and entertaining. Today we’re keep it cool and taking a virtual dip in the pool. Let’s enjoy some poolside living today, shall we? When Mr. B and I were searching for a home 3 years ago I remember […]

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NATURE INSPIRES

As I write this post I am sitting at my desk looking out the window and admiring my neighbor’s lovely tree. My neighbor is a sweet lady and her and I have swapped comments on a couple of occasions making note of how beautiful the tree is. Unfortunately, we have no idea what kind it actually […]

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East Coast Travels

This southern California girl has left the heat in favor of cooler weather back east. Travels with will take us to Massachusetts, New York and Rhode Island. Follow along Instagram to get daily posts on our travels. Good morning from the unobstructed lakefront view from our room in the Berkshires. It is so peaceful and […]

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Fall Inspiration

Today is officially the first day of Fall.  We don’t experience true seasons here in California so this roundup of Fall inspiration is definitely getting me excited for an upcoming trip to Massachusetts and Rhode Island.  Be sure to follow me on Instagram to tag along with Mr. B and I on our fun filled, […]

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Around the Garden

April 2015 – Around the garden today. Loveliest of lovely things are they on earth that soonest pass away. The rose that lives its little hour is prized beyond the sculptured flower. — William C. Bryant

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