I’m sure I say this a few times a year – every year – but this weekend sure did give us the loveliest early taste of spring I think I’ve ever had! It’s been in the sixties and sunny for the past several days, with the most beautiful sunrises and sunsets we’ve seen in weeks.
Saturday morning, I threw the windows open to let in the fresh air and tackled some cleaning, spending the majority of my time getting my hands dirty, repotting and moving around houseplants, and making note of the many, many to-dos and visions I have in mind for our front and back yard and garden when it warms up for good.
I know they’re fairly lofty and costly goals, but we are hoping to replace our porch flooring, install a privacy fence, craft a small deck (or at least a level seating area), and expand our garden this spring and summer. And that’s on top of our more immediate goal of finally getting some gutters up on the garage. One can dream!
Side note: We’re also looking to hire the majority of this out, so if you know people in the Fort Wayne area who do this work well, and for a fair price, shoot us a message!
We had many of these same goals last year, but didn’t identify them until well into the spring, nor save up for them – and really didn’t have a solid idea of what we wanted any of them to look like. I’m feeling a bit more confident this year, having sketched out some ideas, made several lists and timelines, and, if I’m being totally honest, purchased a ton (for real, way too many) of seedlings to get a head start!
Sunday was spent knocking out little projects left and right, that we simply haven’t had the time to tackle together since last summer.
This springlike weather is supposed to last another couple of days before winter comes back into town. But I’m grateful for the great big dose of sunshine and fresh air and warmth it’s brought us.
Thank you, thank you, weekend, for giving me all of the inspiration and energy! I wouldn’t be mad one bit if you decided to send some of that sunshine into the week ahead as you leave us, even if the temperatures drop. See you again soon!