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  • Origin Stories

    Hi Lovelies, Origins – I’ve always been interested in them. Being from what most would consider the south, I’m quite accustomed to hearing phrases that you wouldn’t run into elsewhere. On occasion, I hit the ole’ Google machine and do a little searching for the things I hear. I realize this doesn’t sound like the most exciting thing in the world, but the dorky English-lover in me feels really satisfied at the results. Today, I thought that I would share the origin of my love of flowers – the very first arrangement that I ever gave anyone. A simple jar of flowers came about rather unexpectedly. I received a free package…

  • Propagating Roses (the easy way)

    Hi Lovelies, First, my apologies that the past few posts were the products of automatic scheduling. I had to go out of town at the last minute, and was absolutely determined to keep up with Blog-tober. There’s a frost predicted this week, which is a total bummer – but it also means that I’ll finally be able to get some final things done before winter. One of the items on my to-do list was to take some rose cuttings and make more for the future. Propagating plants is really appealing to me, mainly for the reason that I’m essentially increasing my stock for very little to no cost. The variety…