How to Train Vines to Climb a Fence + A Video

How to Train Vines to Climb a Fence + A Video

A couple of weeks ago I shared how I refreshed a tired fence, and now I’m back to tell you how I covered up the refinished fence with vines and flowers. I love foliage and will happily plant a tree or bush or shrub or vine anywhere and everywhere outside. So, while I covered up my freshly stained fence, I’m v pleased with my wall of leaves and flowers.

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Weekly Roundup

Weekly Roundup

The things on my mind this week including the bathroom I want to copy and paste into my house, a show I binge watched, is local shopping less eco-friendly than online shopping, a podcast about electronic glitches, a vintage item I love, who I like to donate to on Mother’s Day, a new house purchase from fave bloggers of mine, speeding up extinction, and followers copying my projects.

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A Crowd-Sourced Guide to New Orleans

A Crowd-Sourced Guide to New Orleans

I visited New Orleans for the first time last week and it was such a treat! I asked Instagram followers for recommendations for their favorite Nola eateries and sights - thanks, folks! It would be just plain rude to not share the hot tips, so here they are for you. I’m calling out the places Ross and I enjoyed as well as the recommendations that we didn’t have time for but I’m v sure are worthwhile. Check ‘em all out the next time you visit Nola!

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Weekly Roundup

Weekly Roundup

The things on my mind this week including my trip to New Orleans, climate change refugees, how our diets have an environmental impact, a new beekeeping book, the lack of a mantel, faulty forensics, a wallpapered loft, what separates humans from animals, biodegradable plastics, a gigantic kitchen sink, my favorite Pinterest board, and my monthly playlist.

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Sustainable Travel Tips and Essentials from a Minimal Homebody

Sustainable Travel Tips and Essentials from a Minimal Homebody

If you follow me on Instagram, you've probably noticed that I've been traveling quite a bit lately. I'll admit that it feels odd for such a serious homebody to be out and about so much, but, while I do miss home, I've found ways to make traveling easier.

I've collected a few of my favorite travel essentials that I recommend to everyone. Now, this isn't going to be a round-up of travel gimmicks that give you more stuff to carry around. I like to travel as minimally and as ecologically as possible, so here it goes!

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