We spent the afternoon in the yard again. I swear, my neighbors have got to be so sick of the piles that I put on the street each weekend. It got so big today that we had to do two piles. While
Lauren was not happy that I was forcing her to get some Vitamin D via the sun, but enjoyed painting some boards that we found in the backyard. I love the end result and will keep it in the garden. Welcome!
After, seriously, about 4 billion wheelbarrow loads of pinestraw, clippings, etc. to the street, we called it an afternoon. We actually got a lot done and the backyard is looking so much better and is starting to feel like our own. I enjoyed an adult beverage on the patio several afternoons this week. To cap it off, we grilled some hamburgers and ate on the patio. I love eating outside. And, I have to admit, this is a good patio to eat on. We had a nice deck at our old house, but we didn't eat outside much. I think it was a combination of the proximity of the back door to the kitchen and the fact that the deck was elevated and we could see into our neighbor's yard (and vice versa).
The kids have discovered The Brady Bunch, and are now cozy on the couch watching reruns with Andy. I think I will join them!!