Sunday, May 22, 2011

Riding the bus

Now this is a school bus!


Bus movie


video



Saturday, May 14, 2011

Back Yard Part 1 done

Home Depot delivered pavers

I had the privilege of moving ALL these to the back so Josh could lay them. This first time I drove a trailer

Base rock tomper/vibrator thing Looks smooth and flatJosh's dad helped level and cut paversThe paver fun has begun Josh's mom made a lunch run with Lilie




So close Done! (on Mothers Day)

After Josh and I handling each and every paver at least twice you would think we knew how many were in here. Not a clue! I just know I can wait another 5 years before handling a paver. Josh's dad made this bench for me. It matches perfectly! Parts 2 & 3 are a works in progress

Friday, May 13, 2011

Back Yard second weekend

Weekend two was more prep work for the finish product. We dug a little more and did the final picking of stones as well as laying the base rock and edging.




Base rock and edging picked out at Hollister Landscaping


(Such a pretty place and after visiting Home Depot and Lowe's so many time I really appriciate people who know what they are talking about and go out of their way to help you.)Edging going inMy tired feet

(yes boots and capris is how I work also Josh is compacting the base rock)


Base rock and edging down Lowe's stop

Wednesday, May 11, 2011

Back Yard Part 1

Josh has been talking about a little back yard make over from when the dogs did their puppy/winter damage. He decided this was the time to do it!


Ava and I decided to help with the back yard make over! Ava took her shirt off the minute she hit the dirt. Okay Ava decided to play in the dirt with her doll,
with some dog help. then leave me for cookiesI moved the dirt Josh rototilled the day before Oh the fun to come!

Saturday, May 7, 2011

Sisterly love

Plain and simple

Sisterly Love

Friday, May 6, 2011

Spring is here

Weed barrier down after the second weed pulling of the year. Plants are in the ground! ‎12 corn plants. 9 bell peppers (3 different colors) 3 squash and 8 tomato plants (6 different types) and few pumpkin plants to go.

A little back yard play timeThe first watermelon of the season has been cut


Lilie is teaching Ava how to climb & hang The outside baby sitter aka Miko

The giggles that came out of these girls were great!
The hens at work have been so busy, love the fresh eggs. We are so enjoying the signs of spring! Bring on summer

Wednesday, May 4, 2011

odd, but how we roll

This past week Lilie and I found a baby bird in the middle of the road on our way to dinner.

It's new name, Sushi. Ava still picking her own shoes LOVES her boots. Today was a snow boot day.
Not many people find birds in the street or let their daughters wear snow boot in 75 degree weather but we do.

For the record the animals we have found in the middle of a street include:


  • Red belly slider turtle

  • Iguana (3-4ft long)

  • Tarantula

  • baby Parakeet

This does not include wild life on the side of the road

Monday, May 2, 2011

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