One of my favorite hobbies is gardening. Now, I'm not as experienced as my in-laws. I've stuck to herbs, tomatoes, and medicinal plants. But my favorite thing to grow is herbs. The smell of rosemary, lemon thyme, or lavender makes me and my soul happy. For those of you who live in a climate where… Continue reading Herb Growing Year Round
October is one of my favorite times of the year. Leaves change, the air gets crisp, warm drinks are craved, and we get to carve pumpkins. I love watching Hocus Pocus and drinking hot chocolate. But, I confess, I usually have a salty tooth over a sweet tooth. Compared to my wife who basically has… Continue reading Roasted Pumpkin Seeds
Now, if you have looked through our own apothecary site, you know that I love creating and using all natural products. I fully believe that the earth provides us with mostly everything we need. However, our apothecary only focuses on skin care, bath salts and candles. So I’m always looking for all natural cleaning products… Continue reading All Natural Products
We've just gotten married. The buzz of excitement is still humming in our bodies. But now its been about a week and we've started getting back to your normal routine. It's actually a huge wave of high and "not so high" emotions. For months and months we'd been planning and paying and couldn't wait to… Continue reading Christina’s Thoughts – A Week After The Wedding
Today, Becca and I had plans to go to a local pumpkin patch and then carve pumpkins. Our plans were almost foiled by a snowfall that came out of nowhere! It was a rain, sleet and snow mix and there were heavy winds. We wanted to make the most of Becca's last night off of… Continue reading Snowfall, Pumpkins & Hot Cocoa
In this post we'll go over all the details of the wedding! Christina So, my whole vibe that I wanted on my wedding day was "fall garden fairy" and I feel like I definitely got that. My dress was an Oleg Cassini (style CWG635) bought at David's Bridal. It was a beautiful ballgown with pleating… Continue reading Wedding Details
We got the first line of Becca's vows tattooed! "I will not move mountains, for they too should adore you." Skinny Buddha Tattoo - Green Bay, WI Done by Cody
On October 12, 2018, we both said I Do to each other and are officially married!!! Everything was beautiful and perfect. It was definitely a long day, most of the girls and I started at 7am with hair and makeup! We got to drink mimosas and eat some breakfast. It was wonderful to spend… Continue reading We Are Officially The Lakes!
So, Becca and I just took a road trip with my sister and brother-in-law to witness my nieces wedding in Nebraska. And after a 2 year engagement, we realized as we were watching these two say "I do", that we had less than two weeks until our wedding! We are now finalizing the little details.… Continue reading 9 Days Until “I Do”!
My wonderful fiancé took a few photos of me while we were out and about. And I happened to be wearing two of my recent favorite pieces. One is a beautiful mustard yellow cold-shoulder shirt from DebShops. Its so comfy and perfect for fall! The second is probably my favorite dress of all time! It… Continue reading Mini Fall Lookbook