Happy Friday 5/24/19

Happy Friday! It’s Memorial Day weekend and I hope you have some fun plans! Garrett and I are taking a little break from renovating this weekend, trading our work boots for sandals, and taking the kids to see some family. After a month of pretty constant work on our garden, we’re all really excited for some downtime!

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Our Garden Patio is Ready for Summer (Plus a Giveaway!)

Make sure to enter The Company Store giveaway at the end of this post for a chance to win a San Mateo patio set (the same collection as our’s)!!! Giveaway closes June 9th.

Our garden patio is done! And I’m pretty sure we’re going to be out here every day until Labor Day…or maybe even Thanksgiving. This garden is basically my dream outdoor space and now that it’s done, I keep pinching myself. Who knew this lovely garden was hidden under that Jumanji-style, overgrown wilderness?!

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Happy Friday 5/17/19

Happy Friday! I’m writing this at 9 o’clock on Thursday night, it’s dark outside and raining, but Garrett is out in the garden raking out pea gravel. What a catch, that man! He’s obviously just as excited to wrap up our garden project as I am. Not only will it free up time for other projects (I’m looking at you, kitchen), but we’re really looking forward to spending time out there this summer.

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A Garden Enthusiast Plans a Garden

A garden enthusiast…that’s me. I’m far from an expert when it comes to gardening. Heck, I’ve killed every indoor fiddle-leaf fig tree I’ve ever bought. But I grew up with a vegetable garden in the backyard and I have high hopes that our kids will too. It’s a pretty cool thing to know where your food comes from and the effort it takes to produce it.

So this year we made it a goal to tame our wild garden area, plant some vegetables, and create a relaxing seating and eating area to enjoy our summer evenings in.

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Happy Friday 5/10/19

Happy Friday! How was your week? I don’t want to jinx it, but we’re having the best Spring weather. Garrett, the kids, and I basically spent all week outside, working on our garden and building a patio. Our outdoor furniture delivery is due next week, and I. Can’t. Wait!

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