Propagating Succulents

It’s safe to say my love of succulents has grown into a bit of an obsession. My collection started with a few plants when we were deciding on flowers for our wedding last year, and its doubled and tripled since then. This is all because I learned to propagate them, or grow new ones from…

Weekend Getaway to Carmel-by-the-Sea

A few weeks ago, my husband and I celebrated our first wedding anniversary with a short one night getaway to Carmel-by-the-Sea. This cute little beach town is located in California just a couple of hours south of San Francisco near Monterey. Its unique charm and proximity to the SF Bay Area make it a favorite…

No Means No

I guess this guy didn’t realize that no means no. Found these two box turtles in a sticky situation in my parents’ front yard. The male’s feet and…boy bits…were stuck inside the female’s shell that was clamped tightly closed. I had to pry her open just enough to free the male and send him on…