I've collected a few of our Stemmies' favorite reads right here for you...
Eleven years ago today, my dad took his life after a long struggle with mental instability and depression. His favorite flower was the tulip, so each year I set some out to remember. Only lately have income to learn more about this little flower, the tulip, and I am always moved to tears by the […]
Listen. I am no gardener. I can keep a very limited amount of very specific (read: hard to kill) plants alive [evidence HERE 😉], but I would like to learn! We have two groupings of hydrangeas at our house, one on the east side and one on the south. Pretty sure the plants on the […]
Hey friends! Okay, by popular demand, here’s a little update on how life has been about a month after adding a sweet, snuggly Harvey (4 months old currently) to the mix, plus I’ll try to answer a few frequently asked questions, too! But first….AWWWWW!!!! Okay, that’s out of my system. 😉 What breed is Harvey? […]
In the past year, we’ve had Better Homes and Gardens in our home twice to style and shoot content for two publications, and lemme tell ya: I’ve learned SO MUCH by watching the pros work, dang! The first time they came was for a Christmas shoot [see behind the scenes HERE], and this time the […]
Two years. Two years since I nervously hit “publish” on my very first Cotton Stem Instagram photo and held my breath. Two years since I said “yes” to the Nudge from above to try something new, to take a risk, to put myself out there. Two years of learning, failing, trying again. Two years of […]
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