• Flower + Garden Show and My Baby Bump!

    Dena February 18, 2013

    Over the weekend, Matthew took me on a date to the New Jersey Flower + Garden Show. The show features display gardens, flower competitions, and hundreds of vendors selling everything from succulents to organic meat to custom art. We had a grand time wandering through…

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  • Spring in Winter

    Dena February 11, 2013

    Matthew brought a little bit of spring into the house in the middle of winter. Aren’t these bright red tulips lovely? They remind that — even though we’ve got about three feet of snow outside — spring is right around the corner. And with spring…

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  • Do what you love.

    Dena July 23, 2012

    “And the day came when the risk to remain tight in a bud was more painful than the risk it took to blossom.” —Anaïs NinThis week our Rose of Sharon and our Black-eyed Susan started to bud & bloom. I was supposed to be off…

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  • Happy Birthday, America!

    Dena July 5, 2012

    . family . good food . sparklers. cold drinks . summertime .happy 4th of july! xo

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  • crazy/beautiful

    Dena May 12, 2012

    i’ve been running around a little bit like a chicken with my head chopped off. traveling a lot for work. and of course wedding planning madness. (it turns out that even small, simple weddings take a lot of work.) even so, between the craziness, today…

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