Do any of you have this problem? Your husband buys you a beautiful houseplant thinking that it will last longer than a bouquet of cut flowers and try as you may, it just up and dies (entirely at no fault of your own-wink, wink). No, just me? Well, albeit that I am unable to keep any photosynthesizing organism alive in my home for more than two weeks, I am also incredibly stubborn and refuse to admit defeat. Enter the trendy succulents. Let's give these cute little desert plants a try.