Easily one of my favorite parts about living in Madison- the farmers’ market. Finally, it has made its triumphant return for the 2017 season.  Bring on the flowers, cheese curds, fresh veggies, and sourdough baguettes! I finally purchased these flowers that I’ve had my eye on.  They are these beautiful dried flowers with some bold […]

Let me start this post by saying- florals are expensive. Okay, we knew this going in. But yes, if you want fresh flowers at your wedding, be prepared to put down a nice chunk of change.  With that said, get your money’s worth! Make sure your florist delivers, literally and figuratively, and absolutely nails your […]

Labor Day and the unofficial end of summer may have passed, but that didn’t stop us from spending as much time as possible outside this weekend.  The farmers’ market was calling our name.  Autumn gourds and pumpkins appeared at almost every other vendor.  I fought the temptation and went with some summer blooms instead.  Six […]

This past weekend, both of our parents came up for the day!  The weather actually panned out for us, and we spent much of our day outside.  Since we are so close to the Dane County Farmers’ Market, we decided to walk around there.  As it is the beginning of June, it was the kick […]

Our final day in Portland.  How bittersweet.  We had some fun things to look forward to, but ultimately we knew we were headed home that day.  There is always a small sense of relief when you get to go home from a trip, but I could have stayed quite a few more days.  There was […]