My parents got us a maple tree for both Matt and I’s birthday this year. I’m excited to see it grow old and strong with us in this house! Props to Matt for getting it secured in our front lawn!
The crew started on the carpet removal yesterday and already laid out some of the hardwood. I feel like our house is going to feel bigger with the main floor having consistent flooring. Continue reading “The Destruction Begins and a Garden Update”
Matt is making awesome progress on our aged deck. He is replacing some of the old boards with new cedar planks and sanding down the rest. After two weekends of hard work, I can finally walk out on the deck without shoes on! I’m thinking there is nothing better than barefoot cocktails while lounging in my new chaise chair (which hasn’t happened quite yet since it is still COLD in MN) but a girl can dream. Please bring on the warm weather, MN…. Continue reading “Deck Update Part I and a Trip to the South”
It’s April and summer is right around the corner. Given I am not running any marathons this year, I need to fill my extra time with a new hobby. And that new hobby is going to be gardening! Continue reading “The Beginning of a Garden”
December is here! The lights are up, wreaths and stockings hung, Christmas cards ordered, Izzy is dressed as Santa, and Christmas is right around the corner! And after much convincing, Matt did agree to no Christmas tree again this year. Continue reading “Tis the Season!”
We made a few updates to our exterior.
I painted three outdoor lights that were rusting and dated with s few coats of Rustoleum. Rustoleum is absolutely amazing! Goes on anything and finished perfectly. It did take awhile to tape the glass and siding, but it was well worth it. Continue reading “Exterior Facelift- Shutters and Lights Update”
Here are a few snapshots of our weekend projects.
1. Matt trimmed a lot of our bushes and did ALOT of yard work. Thank you Matt!! This front hedge was out of control, but now is looking much more shapely! I delegated while sipping on my new favorite smoothie (banana, strawberry, coconut water, vanilla Teras Whey protein powder) and then helped pick up the clippings and water the flowers! Continue reading “Summer Weekend House Randomness”