Digging In For Summer

Happy Friday!

Sweet tea, homeade sugar cookies & a beautiful bouquet of irises on the front porch. Bliss.

Yeah, I’m relaxing right now but not for long – it’s officially the start of patio weekend here in Connecticut! The weather looks like it’s going to cooperate (although we’re going to be literal hot messes by 10 am every day and chugging water by the bucketful) and Lowe’s came through with our pavers even though they told us LAST NIGHT they were out of stock everywhere. We’re ready to turn our crappy back yard into a fantastic family spot.

Here’s the before, as I write this, right now view of our future patio:

YIKES.

Wish us luck and no broken toes!

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5 Responses to “Digging In For Summer”

  1. Cole says:

    Good luck! Those irises are lovely.

  2. Aunt Katie says:

    I’m sure you dad and hubby will do a great job while you and your mom shop. :). Have fun for me. Its cold and rainy here in Michigan. :(

  3. molly says:

    Oooooh, I can’t wait to see the after! I bet it will be awesome.

    So what camera/lens did you get? The first photo is really good!

  4. Brigid Keely says:

    I spent 2 summers doing landscaping work, including installing patios. It’s not as hard as you fear! It’s going to look great!

  5. Sarah-Anne says:

    here’s to a productive rest of the weekend, suzanne!!

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