Cone of flowers

Our Crepe Myrtle trees are bursting into bloom, the branches weighed down by these glorious cones of flowers. The brilliant pink blossoms brighten our front yard and bring us endless joy. Today’s #OneGoodThing with Mama was delighting in our Crepe Myrtle cones of flowers! What was your #OneGoodThing today? Please share in the comments! Kindness is…

A pizza reward

After helping Mama with a calendaring project that required intricate cutting and gluing, our big reward was ordering pizza delivery for dinner! Our food was delayed a very long time, but it was still nice to have dinner sorted. And it was delicious! Today’s #OneGoodThing with Mama was a great pizza reward! What was your #OneGoodThing…

A stylish cleanup

With heat in the mid-90s in Santa Rosa, it felt fantastic to have my hair cut even shorter today. I especially love how the short sides feel. And since temperatures aren’t expected to be any cooler in the next couple of days, this cleanup on my haircut was perfectly timed. Today’s #OneGoodThing was seeing the…

First Crepe Myrtle blooms

Our Crepe Myrtle trees have finally started to bloom! Only a few of the round, cranberry-like buds have burst open at this point, but we are so thrilled the explosion of bright pink color has begun! Today’s #OneGoodThing with Mama was enjoying the first Crepe Myrtle blooms on our trees! What was your #OneGoodThing today? Please…

Manicure Monday

We needed a boost today so we went out for manicures at our new favorite salon. Ever curious about whatever we’re doing, our sweet Paisley photobombed our nails picture. Today’s #OneGoodThing with Mama was Manicure Monday! Many thanks to the ladies of Pazazz Nail Salon in Santa Rosa! What was your #OneGoodThing today? Please share in…

Fruit from our farmer friends

We barely made it to the farmers’ market today, literally pulling up as the farmers were packing up. Lucky for us, we had only one stop in mind, and that was to pick up summer stone fruits from our friends at Ponce Farms! It’s been ages since we’ve made it to the market, and it…

The final touches

These stunning red roses arrived at our house today. It’s our second year getting these beauties delivered by Neve Farms. Cut and placed in ribbon-wrapped mason jars, they’re perfect centerpieces for our Summer Garden Parties celebrating Mama beating her brain cancer prognosis. We met brothers Anthony and Alex Neve at the farmers market; we love…