Flowers & sunshine: a day at the Dallas Arboretum

A few weeks ago, I had the insane pleasure of flying down to Texas to help my favorite cousin prepare to welcome her new baby boy into the world. My mom, cousins, aunts and a whoooole big bunch of other family and friends gathered at my aunt & uncle’s house in the Dallas suburbs, and we celebrated baby Dax (who has since joined us on planet Earth and it just about as perfect as can be) all weekend long.

On Friday before the baby shower, we spent the afternoon strolling through the sunshine & flowers at the Dallas Arboretum. There’s not much to say other than I LOVE FLOWERS and plants and lakes and ponds and trees, and not-so-surprisingly, the arboretum was TOTALLY FULL OF ALL OF THOSE THINGS.

So happy Monday, here are some pretty Texan flowers to look at!

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What’s your favorite photo from the Dallas Arboretum?

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  • Reply jimhopf

    Favorite photo – the big star or the longhorn

    June 1, 2015 at 4:29 pm
    • Reply Kristen

      I loved the longhorn!

      June 3, 2015 at 1:09 pm
  • Reply Kelly


    June 2, 2015 at 12:04 am
    • Reply Kristen


      June 3, 2015 at 1:09 pm
  • Reply Margie

    my favorite flower pic is the lone daisy!

    June 2, 2015 at 2:07 pm
    • Reply Kristen

      The lone daisy forever

      June 3, 2015 at 1:10 pm
  • Reply Women With Gifts

    Your blog and pictures are so cute!

    June 4, 2015 at 12:41 am
    • Reply Kristen

      Well thank you very much!

      June 4, 2015 at 11:26 am
  • Reply Silvia Writes

    So much beauty in flowers and color, and a new baby. Good luck to all. Love the baby bump photo.
    Nice to meet you and visit your blog.

    June 10, 2015 at 6:41 pm
    • Reply Kristen

      Thanks for stopping by and commenting! 🙂

      June 10, 2015 at 6:50 pm
  • Reply Harbans

    Just wonderful.

    June 19, 2015 at 11:09 am
  • Reply Louis

    Nice blog!
    Friendly hello from Auvergne (France)!

    July 7, 2015 at 7:57 am
    • Reply Kristen

      Hello from Colorado! 🙂

      July 7, 2015 at 11:16 am
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