stroup mansion – one month update!

this post contains affiliate links. It’s been a little over a month since we bought and moved into our dream home.* On one hand, I feel like we’ve been working nonstop on it. On the other hand, I feel like we haven’t done squat! I figured I was overdue for a house update video &

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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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plant unboxing – nova plantae

this post contains affiliate links. Up until last week, I hadn’t been to a store – any store – for over four months. Jeff had been doing our grocery runs. I thought that sending one representative from our family to do all the shopping was the smartest pandemic move. I have missed going out though.

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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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monstera leaf time lapse

Last month I made my first real time lapse. Watch it here. In the past I had made some really short ones but that was the first I actually spent a bit of time on. Three and a half days and 644 frames. I was super encouraged by the results and almost immediately set up

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sixty four-leaf clovers!

In the month of May I found sixty (SIXTY! 60! SIIIIIXTYYY!) four leaf clovers in my own very, very tiny yard. I’ve had a ~thing~ with four leaf clovers for a little while now. In 2018, I found my first one and then immediately became obsessed with finding them. I was constantly looking for them.

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plant unboxing – potted elephant

this post contains affiliate links. how stinking cute is this sweater!? I’ve been absent from my YouTube channel for… well, too long! I obviously love making videos about my hair but without changing the color all the time, I’m not really sure how many hair videos I can really make. Needless to say, I really

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rhaphidophora tetrasperma leaf timelapse

this post contains affiliate links. Last week I did my very first multiple-day timelapse. I spotted a new leaf getting ready to emerge from my Rhaphidophora tetrasperma aka ‘mini monstera’ and figured it was a good time to try and flex my camera skills. Y’all! I am SO excited about how it turned out. Watch

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