brown eyed fox

planting some roots

nesting, smilingcarissa fox6 Comments

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first things first this morning…
after dropping campbell at school…
we had to stop by starbucks for a good ‘ol Fall delight…
the pumpkin spice latte is baaaack!

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after that… the hubster… lil bit and i then headed for the gravel pit!
oh joy joy!

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it is a GUY’S playground!
piles of gravel… dirt… rock… tractors and such everywhere!

picked up some dirt…
ordered up some river rock…
ordered up some mulch…
ordered up some more dirt…
and got sticker shock!
isn’t it is crazy how much they want for DIRT!

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of course the flowers growing on the side of a dirt pile caught my eye!

 

 

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we even ran by lil bit’s school to drop off her supplies… YESSSS…
we found her a gem of a pre school!
she is SO excited… can’t wait for her first day next week!

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our lil bit… my how i love her!

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it is going to be a weekend of LABOR!
the landscapers have been coming along… things are starting to take shape…
now… we will do our part laying down river rock… sod… and mulch!

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things are going to get messy!
see the layer of dirt on our back patio… again that darn WIND!

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oh and i had to show you these… because i LOVE!
what once was a tire… now a tub!
popped a plant in them and love them as front patio planters!
sort of mod… sort of salvage… sort a hip… OKAY… well i think so!

this all feels familiar… hmmmmm
sure seems like we just landscaped a house… hmmmmm…
oh because we DID… just a year ago!  :)

i better go help… do something… at least act like i am getting dirt under my nails!

happy Thursday!
and DO tell…
what are your Labor Day weekend plans?