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Boring's good, Boring's fine!! (with lots of pics)

Wednesday, June 26, 2013

Well, I'm on two teams and I seem to be good at maintaining. All this yardwork and such and still maintaining. I will have to ponder this. I may even go as far as to **gasp** give up the coffee with creamer.
I know. It's a horrid thought but these mutant ninja cells are becoming quite jello-like on my a$$. ((watch it jiggle, see it wiggle))

Would you like to see what I've been up to? My oldest calls me daily and says to me "Mom, everytime I get on the phone with you you are 'just finishng' up gardening" LOL WhatcanIsay? I'm on a mission.

My husband in his infinite widsom has decided that MY garden is just too much to manage. I have never understood his logic at these things. See, MY garden that I plant, that I water, that I take care of is too much for HIM to manage. Kind of like cheer that I pay for, that I take the girls too, that I schedule is too expensive for is that POSSIBLE? LOL I don't ask ... I just look for my brain in the back of my head (aka: roll my eyes)

Anywhoooosit, he decides and I agree that we are to double the size of my garden :o) the first thing we did is to create a raised bed for my roses. They were next to my house in essentially clay and looking a little sad:

So I helped hubs build a box (he does little with his recent back surgery...not for lack of trying but because I'll beat him myself if he overdoes it)
I did let him water after finishing it up...

Then we went to expand:

In the end, it turned out well. I had moved all the pavers out to the other side of the house and put the shed on it so we have a walkway (My girls helped me with that and I couldn't be more proud!!)

I can't wait to get another "fence/gate" up with a pergola and grapes climbing up it and what not.


We went and picked up our other "daughter" from the airport. See, we have girls that have grown up with our girls since gosh before first grade...we call them our "brownie" girls and they are just as much family as their parents are. Anyhow, for my daughter's 16th birthday this year May got to come down and this was the reunion at the airport.
They have known each other for well over a decade now and hope to attend college together. I let May show me her driving skills...

We have two more to pick up this Sunday. Holy Moly as house full of estrogen. Just the way I like it! LOL I've been Pinteresting like crazy for party ideas. Now what to get these two girls for their birthdays? (Oh, I forgot to mention...It's May's sweet 16 as well :o) )

Kim Possible and I decided where to go.........and the winner is
Sandals Resort in Grenada (Island of Spice) So, I be starting a savings for that.....after the party.

So, as you can see, life is boring. Life is good. Just the way I like it.

til next time!


Member Comments About This Blog Post:
KIM_POSSIBLE77 8/1/2013 4:06PM

    Is it time for our trip yet?? I'm thinking that next summer Sammy can come out and see you, but the following summer Trin should come out here! That way when we take out trip I won't feel bad.....oh wait I wasn't going to feel bad. HAHAHAHA

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SKATER787 7/21/2013 10:46AM

    Wow. Wonderful. So you dug up the pavers to make room? Impressive!

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ENDUROVET 7/5/2013 5:06PM

    Great photos; one of these days when we no longer have GOATS we will put in a garden!!!

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CTUPTON 6/29/2013 9:57AM

    Your landscaping projects are wonderful! Chris

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SCOTTYDOG76 6/28/2013 9:33PM

    With all your daughters I'm sure life is NEVER "boring" or "peaceful." I have vague memories from when my three kids were in their teens.

Nice job on the yard. It's surprising how much work a small space can be!

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NEWCHINELO 6/27/2013 1:19PM


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LYNETTEMOM 6/27/2013 1:04PM

    I'm another that thinks "boring" and "peaceful" are kinda synonyms. Enjoyed reading about your day to day. Tks for sharing

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SRBSRB26 6/27/2013 8:24AM

    Thanks for sharing!

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GOGETUMX2 6/27/2013 6:56AM

    Love your blog, & love your back drop!!! I'm a breast cancer survivor. I may have a new use for my old bras:)

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BIGPAWSUP 6/26/2013 10:55PM

    Beautiful garden. You are going to have a wonderful trip, too.

I'm so happy for you.

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BEAUTY_WITHIN 6/26/2013 10:46PM

    Love the garden! I would love to be able to do that one day! I love your background too! :)

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LOSIN_IT4GOOD 6/26/2013 8:37PM

    Thanks for sharing! Love the pics and raised beds for the roses. But I am still gasping about the coffee...say it isn't so! Without the will you have the energy for the garden and the party? LOL!

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BECKYSFRIEND 6/26/2013 8:19PM

    enjoyed the photos!

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LAWANDMUSIC 6/26/2013 6:29PM

    Wonderful. I enjoyed your blog.

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ENDUROVET 6/26/2013 5:56PM

    One of these years, when we have no more goats, we will put in a garden!

(That reminds me to post Our New Goat story when MY mad whirl settles down a bit)

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MAGGIEVAN 6/26/2013 5:01PM

    Ha-ha, I also like boring because it is peaceful. News is almost always bad news. Your news on the garden and birthday girls are very positive. Thanks for sharing your life on photos.

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BEAUTIFUL_REINA 6/26/2013 4:37PM

    I love your garden and I love it that you are always working in it. What a FUN blog!! I loved the pics, too.

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PEWTERBUNNY 6/26/2013 2:35PM

    You have lots to show for your "boring" life. I'm happy for you.

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FANGFACEKITTY 6/26/2013 2:18PM

    "Boring" is good! I love your garden too.

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ARUNNINGKAT 6/26/2013 2:17PM

    Sometimes there is definitely beauty and joy in the boring, more routine life experiences! Love your new raised beds! Have fun with all of your girls!

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LYNSEY723 6/26/2013 2:11PM

    Sounds like life is doing well! Love all of the photos!!

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