House & Home, The Midwestern Mrs.

A Floral Family Keepsake

I’m back! I took a few days off while vacationing over the fourth, and I’ve been super busy even since coming back. Hopefully this week I’ll get back in the swing of things!

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A few years ago my mom gave me a plant. As a plant mom, I’m okay. For the most part I have plants that are alive, but most aren’t thriving. Normally when I get a new plant, I know not to get attached, but this one was different. My mom gifted me with a beautiful amaryllis in a pot, and said I had to take good care of it, because this particular plant stems back multiple generations in my family.

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Everything’s a Project

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Everything’s a Project

Our house in Omaha was old. Like, 60 years old. Something was always breaking, rotting or becoming outdated and after a while it just wan’t fun anymore. When Hubby and I started looking for our new house, we knew we were not about to live that life anymore. So, we settled on a new construction home. Everything’s new! You won’t have to work on anything!

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My Yard is Still Not Done – AKA My Slight Irritation is Growing

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So, we’ve been in the house about three weeks now and things have been pretty great. We are absolutely LOVING the house, but one thing we aren’t particularly loving is the state of our yard right now. You see, back in March, (yes, March) we hired someone to install a sprinkler system and a fence for our yard right after we moved in. We were so excited because a) we love having a nice backyard and b) we want Chloe to be able to run around all she wants.

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