Journal

Backyard Movie Night

Backyard Movie Night

Previously Published in 501 Life Magazine.There is just something comfortable and nostalgic about a summer dusky-dark gathering of neighbors and kids and dogs, passing around drinks and snacks, then settling in while spring peepers and bullfro…
Succulent Wreath DIY

Succulent Wreath DIY

Check out this gorgeous living succulent wreath that will last all season long!Most of the succulents that we used for this wreath were just bits and pieces trimmed from whole plants. The amazing guys at The Plant Outlet in Conway just ran around wit…
What should I do with all these Wildflowers?

What should I do with all these Wildflowers?

My youngest son Ben is the family botanist. Since he was little he has always kept me gifted with ditch flower bouquets. He is the best to go on a hike with because he is always tempting you with a taste of some root or weed. Sometimes it comes with…
Furnish your first home with style

Furnish your first home with style

Previously published in 501 Life Magazineby Donna BentonIt’s one of the basic fundamentals of nature, from the backyard squirrel that thought the fluff from my patio furniture cushions would be perfect to keep her new babies warm, all the way up to…