Friday, March 21, 2014

Friday Five.

I bought Cameron and I the Couple's Q&A A Day book as a late Valentine's present and I (I think he, too) have been loving it! It's a 3 year journal that asks you a question each day. Both of you have a space to answer the questions that range from "when is the last time you had takeout" to "I feel protective of you when _____." It's something I look forward to each day because it brings up questions that we normally wouldn't ask each other, and I love reading his answers. 
You can find the book here on Anthropologie, and also on Amazon and Ebay!

Charleston Fashion Week has been going on this week until tomorrow. I decided to volunteer this year for the first time and I had a blast Tuesday night! I acted as an usher, showing people where their seats were, and got to watch the whole runway show for free! Definitely something I will do again next year. 

Wednesday night, the Art Institute of Charleston had their own runway show. My next door neighbor happens to be a student there and had two dresses in the show! (The first dress you see below is her's!) She had been working so hard on her designs and I was so, so proud of her! 

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Our garden is finally coming together!
We unloaded 1.5 tons (3,000 lbs) of compost into our raised garden beds last weekend, and this weekend we'll mix it with some topsoil. I ordered about 25 different seeds last week that should be arriving today. I will start some inside and go ahead and plant some outside. We're so excited to have fresh veggies, fruit, and herbs right in our backyards!

Our one year anniversary is next weekend!! That is so crazy to me! 
We're taking a mini vacay to Hilton Head and I am so excited to get away for a few days!

Happy Friday everyone! 
Hope you're all having beautiful weather like we are here in Charleston! :)

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  1. Your raised beds look awesome! I'm starting to plan out my garde and really wanted to add some to my backyard, but unfortunately I don't think it gets enough sun!

  2. I cant wait to have a garden (and a yard for that matter!) xo jillian - cornflake dreams

  3. I'm so glad you posted your raised garden, we're starting to build ours this weekend. What size is yours? Fingers crossed you do a post on it, in the past we haven't had a yard so we've only done container gardening. Going big this year! : )

  4. Your garden is going to be awesome!! Have fun in HH! Perk and I have that Q&A book! It is fun.

  5. I am so envious of your garden and the amazing, fresh produce you'll get from it. Can't wait to see how they turn out!

  6. The fashion shows sound like so much fun! What things are you going to plant in your garden? My favorite thing to grow was zucchinis. Ain't nothing like some zucs on the grill in the summer time!

    Happy anniversary!


  7. Nothing better than having fresh veggies in the garden. My favorite thing to plant is cinderella pumpkins. By the time October rolls around they are huge!!

  8. Ooh I want that Q&A book - such a neat idea! I knew your anniversary was coming up but I can't believe it's been a year either. Time flies! HHI is a perfect getaway spot. Can't wait to see how your garden comes along. Happy weekend lover!

  9. I think I'm going to order one book for my husband and I and one for a bridal shower I'm going too. I love it! Keep us posted on your garden. I've never tried to grow anything other than herbs and I'm intrigued.

  10. I love when Lilly teams up with Belk and Macy's - I have more toiletry bags, compact mirrors, and combs than I'll ever need!

  11. I've been wanting to start a raised garden! I was just researching it today, actually :) Good luck with yours! I'm excited to start mine!

  12. You’re so good about volunteering to these events! I went to fashion week last night and had a blast. I love that Charleston has their own and that it’s getting so popular!

  13. I can't wait to see how your raised garden goes! I've always heard great things about them but we just plant right into the ground. We LOVE having our own garden goods! It's such a rewarding thing! I hope you enjoy your anniversary trip!

  14. I love that book idea - so sweet! I am going to pick one of those up. I made Kip the "I love you" book with 50 sentences you fill in for Valentines day and I loved it. have a great weekend!

  15. I'm geekily excited to see your gardening tips and successes! Have an awesome time in Hilton Head :)

  16. It's crazy how fast that first year of marriage goes by, good for you for taking some time to get away. I also seriously want that makeup!

  17. Will have to hit the mall for that book! How exciting for your one year!

  18. Wow that garden is going to be fabulous!! We love to grown our own okra, peppers, tomatos, garlic, green beans and more. I love being able to go out to the garden to pick what I need and it's always on hand! Enjoy!