stroup mansion – drone footage!

this post contains affiliate links. Last year for Christmas Jeff surprised me with a drone! I had wanted one for a while but felt super overwhelmed by it all. Something I’ve learned over time is that when you start a new hobby you should never buy the absolute cheapest tools or supplies for that hobby

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decorate with me – curiosity cabinet

When we bought our new home, the owner offered to leave us any pieces of furniture that we wanted. He was getting divorced and most likely moving to a much smaller home. (That’s just me assuming because this place is massive!) It kind of felt awkward going through the house and pointing out things we

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Friday Favorites #564

this post contains affiliate links. I am positively wow-ed by Sclo Glass Studio’s work! Look at this crow. (They also do custom pet portraits!! OMG!) Victorian mourning bath salts! Perfect for a spooky, seasonally appropriate bath! How cute is this ghost mug!? Grey Squirrel Studio makes gravestone impressions from clay that are seriously too cool.

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metal detecting our 150 year old yard!

this post contains affiliate links. a few of our found treasures from the yard One of the first things I thought after falling in love with our 150-year-old house at the first showing was ‘holy cow, there’s gotta be lots of treasure in this yard!’ We had the opportunity to meet the previous owner and

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we bought a house!

If you aren’t following me on Instagram or Youtube, you may have missed the big news – Jeff and I bought a house. Not just any house, we bought a 150-year-old mansion! I did a bunch of googling on the definition of a mansion but there seem to be a lot of different ideas of

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friday favorites #563

this post contains affiliate links. This vintage snake lamp is… just amazing! I found a black version too. This bat pin! I got it in my head that I’d like a swing in my future home and now I spend oodles of time looking them up. Isn’t this one cute?! These hand earrings!! I cannot

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Stapelia grandiflora bloom!

this post contains affiliate links. My last blog post was a plant unboxing from Nova Plantae. (Watch the video here + read the post here.) By the time I actually got around to editing and posting that video some of the information was kind of out of date. Namely the fact that the flowers that

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eastern prickly pear time lapse

Another time lapse! This time my newly acquired Eastern Prickly Pear! The Eastern Prickly Pear is exactly what the name suggests – a cactus that grows in the eastern part of the United States including Ohio! That’s right, we have cacti that grow outdoors here and manage to survive the snow. To be honest, I

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