A Happy Mother’s Day

Mother Nature did her best to put a kink in our annual Mother’s Day celebration…but she ended up failing miserably.    Despite cool temperatures and a rainy morning, we were able to not only get to the garden store and pick up all the necessary goodies – but we were also able to get them all planted as well!  It was a wonderful, productive and...

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Spring Has Sprung

Well wouldn’t ya know it…Spring is here!  As for Winter? – meh…it didn’t bother to show up this year, rather it sent it’s unpopular-cousin, “Mr. Extended-Dry-Boring-Autumn” to keep us company from October to March.  But alas, this past weekend was the first weekend of Spring – and boy did it deliver!  We had clear...

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Our wonderful garden…

So, somehow we made it an entire summer without doing a post dedicated to our amazing garden.  Every year we plant our garden on Mother’s Day weekend, and spend the rest of the season maintaining and enjoying everything it has to offer.  Our summer was mixed up this year due to a number of circumstances, yet our garden ended up being one of our best yet.  We...

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A Memorable Memorial Day Weekend

   WOW! What a fun (and amazingly busy!) weekend! Looking back, it seems we crammed an unbelievable amount of work and play into just a little over 3 days, but it sure was a blast.    All-in-all, the weekend can be summed up as 3 BBQ-Nights, 1 freshly sanded/stained deck, 2 visits to Grandparents, 1 game of Scene It, more Coors Lights than...

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“Thay Cheeeeth!!”

For those of you that haven’t heard…poor little Ellie had quite the eventful day this past Friday. After Cameron’s Mother’s Day show at his school, a bunch of families and their kids went to McDonald’s for lunch – sounds innocent enough, right? Wrong. Ellie decided to add a little excitement to the day. She was propping herself up...

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The Backyardigans

    So, I’ll try to get back on track with this ‘blog’ thingy. Between vacations and work and everything else under the sun – we’ve been quite busy lately…but alas, I think I’ve found a few minutes here and there in the near future to get this thing goin’ again.We’ll start with an update on our backyard…since...

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Pumpkin Patch

Happy June everyone!! We decided not to rest the WHOLE Memorial Day weekend, and started our Pumpkin Patch!! We’re building a 12′ x 5′ garden area on the previously unused North side of our house. It should be a lot of fun and it is nice to be using the space to our best advantage. Here are a few pics of how far we made it on Monday. We’ll...

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The Garden

We’ve been meaning to post some pics of our garden since we planted over Mother’s Day weekend for some time now, but something has gotten in the way. So – without any further ado…OUR GARDEN!!         We’ll try to be a little better at posting this week – so keep checking...

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Garden Prep

Well as most of you know, Jen’s Mother’s Day present each year is supplies/plants/etc for her Garden!! This year is no different, so last weekend we kept busy getting the garden ready. We decided to upgrade our garden to include a drip irrigation system which we can customize around whatever we decide to plant – and should hopefully eliminate a lot of...

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