Thursday, April 28, 2016
So, what's a mom to do that has a rare day off at home. A mom that is lovingly with her kids a LOT? Rest you say? Bwhahaha! Not this mom! Just kidding. Jake forced a bit of relaxation on me by literally crawling on my lap on the couch, so I watched some tv to accommodate him. It was all for the cat.
That being said, I'm not one to just sit around all day, so while the kids were gone I made a window ledge for the backyard. I'd like to add some shutters to the sides, but this was a good start. I made it out of leftover deck pieces. I used a power saw. It was fun.
Tuesday, April 26, 2016
This spring we decided to redo our backyard space. A big chunk of our backyard was unusable. At one point it was a lovely coy pond, I'm sure, but it became an over grown swampy mess. There was a big portion of deck that was awkwardly shaped and didn't really get used either. Here are the before's and afters.
And I got a comfy bench from Ikea so I can sit out here, read a book and enjoy. There is also plenty of deck space left for a six seater table, two grills and a big table we use as a buffet. The backyard is 100% more useable and we've spent more time out here in the past month than in the past two years! Remodel success!
Monday, April 25, 2016
Wednesday, April 20, 2016
Maddie and Izzie.