I’ve been out of school for a week now and I thought it was about time to show you what I’ve been up to and what’s going on around the yard lately. Of course we had recital this past Saturday, so getting ready for that took up time but I’ve been puttering around taking care of other tasks as well.
The garden is progressing along nicely. I’ve had one major weeding session since planting everything a few weeks ago and I’ve been pretty good about remembering to water in the morning when needed. Fairly low maintenence so far, and I’ve got…
baby summer squash,
baby zucchini, and even
a baby cayenne pepper!
..I’ve already eaten a few!
In addition to weeding, watering and repotting, I’ve been scrubbing and conditioning too. No, not me! Well, okay, yes me, but I was referring to this:
After quite a bit of opening work, the pool is finally ready for use. Just in time too! Here in the northeast, as is much of the country, we’ve been experiencing our first official heat wave of summer with temps in the 90′s for 3 days in a row.
This past spring, hubby finally finished burning all the debris that was left behind by all the violent weather we experienced in these parts last year. Unfortunately, we had to use a spot in the middle of the lawn to do it since the fire had to be a certain distance from the house but within reach of the garden hose.
I won’t let you think I’ve been doing nothing but work over the last week. I’ve had plenty of time to enjoy myself in my happy place, too:
Happy summer everyone! So what have you been up to lately?