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Review: Dollar Tree bell cloche

I have a confession: I am downright terrible with calatheas and ferns. Abysmal. Give me a calathea, and it will be a crispy, dried-up mess in about one month’s time. But perhaps the darker confession is that I’ve been finding myself drawn to calatheas more […]

Dog looking at plant stand

Dearest Reader: I’m baaaaaaack.

Dearest reader,  Did you miss me? This author has been *checks notes* rewatching season two of Bridgerton an ungodly number of times to feel alive again. Otherwise, I’ve been trying my best to live, laugh, and love while managing an incredibly hectic work schedule. Did […]

peperomia angulata

Easy-care plants: The peperomia edition

I have a tendency to fall in love with things and start collecting them obsessively — discounted celebrity perfumes, Funko Pops, books, stamps — you name it! One thing that has really stuck for three years now is (obviously) plants! Unfortunately, I’m not the most […]

Animal print shirt with dress and sunflower

Styling my favorite animal print clothes

I’ll be the first to admit it — growing up, I used to find animal print somewhat a little *gulps* gauche. Now, I can’t get enough of it, and I wear it at least once a week because it makes me feel like your posh-as-hell […]

Goodwill dress and Ross puff sleeve shirt

6 thrifted spring and summer outfits

As promised, here’s a lineup of some of my favorite thrifted spring and summer outfits that I’ve put together — I’m all about style on a budget, and I try to reuse key pieces from my wardrobe, although I can’t resist the occasional flea market […]

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Where I’ve been…

I don’t know if I’ve ever had a hiatus quite this long. It’s definitely been a hectic past couple of months, and I’ve been working hard to create blogs (including plant and fashion ones!) plus other deliverables for my clients. As I’ve mentioned before, this […]

Callisia Repens

Plant Guide: Adding the callisia repens to my collection

Do you ever swing by your local garden center deliberately seeking out plants? Most of the time, I find myself wandering and looking for that next thrill. I’m not much of a rare plant collector, but I do love a relatively obscure-looking plant that I […]

It’s another plant haul

Hi, plant friends! I’m back with a quick plant haul post. Time flies by fast, right?! It’s been really busy on my end lately, but the good news is, I’ve been writing a lot of informative plant content with Happy Sprout — check out my […]

Lucky Plants for Lunar New Year

Lunar New Year 2021 is just around the corner, and it has me thinking about the beautiful foliage that you see this time of year in Asian grocery stores. You know, the lucky bamboos and chrysanthemums that bring good luck. Growing up, my first exposure […]