DIY Succulent Gardens

Under the Oaks blog : DIY Succulent Gardens

I am always wanting to add more life to my home, a little green to every space. Problem is, I’m a plant killer. No, I’m a plant abandoner, therefore not a meditated murderer, but murderer nonetheless. The last plant I added to my home was in our master bathroom remodel. That plant is dead. In fact, I just re-used the container it was in for my new succulents.

I think succulents are pretty, my cat isn’t interested in eating them, and my chances of keeping them alive are much higher. AND they only need to be watered every few months. Perfect plant for fellow plan abandoners.

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Bucket List Updates… Almost there!

Under the Oaks blog: Bucket List Updates... Almost There!

Annie’s Bucket List Updates…

1. Get healthy and stay healthy. We are probably about 85% Paleo. I know that’s not great and we are trying for 100% but we just started AND we have been really awesome at only buying paleo at the grocery store. The other 15% is usually at other people’s houses or out at happy hour. Fitness however is lacking… seriously lacking. If you read my post on Tuesday, you know I’m thinking about this. Yoga has to happen soon!

2. Become financially stable or something quite close. Next week we will be paying off our Discover card only to transfer 4 low balance, high interest cards and partial of another! Our transfer is 0% for over a year so we are saving a ton of money and time consolidating. One of my 3 student loans is almost paid off and Jason’s one student loan is pretty close too. We are closer to the halfway point of being “bad debt free” (we will still have car and house payments to make) and it’s almost nerve-racking. We’ve been working this past year to pay down our debt so much that it never felt like we were never going to see the light at the end of the tunnel. It’s starting to get brighter!

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