February 28, 2014

February in Review

Adventures
-Co-hosting a fun mini baby shower for Shannon's baby boy
-Book fair, research, and tons of meetings at work - I always forget how January-March is the busiest time of year
-Volunteering at the Plano Family Literacy Center and fun times with my PAG girls via Junior League
-Still lots of shopping/antiquing/working on the house all the time, luckily the end is in sight!

Around Downtown Challenge 
-Square Burger
-Churchill's

Around the House
-Unpacked Matt’s books and office
-Updated master bathroom lighting to LED
-New leather couch arrived from Weir's and arranged living room
-Repaired backyard gate
-Installed new mailbox
-Painted half of the living/dining areas crisp linen white
-Rearranged kitchen cabinets and pantry
-Trimmed side yard trees
-Bought and framed a watercolor of the square from the Garrett Art Gallery
-Ordered antique postcards for hallway art area
-Bought and hung two stained glass windows in kitchen at McKinney Trade Days for Valentine's Day
-Bought new den lamp and bedroom lamps
-Removed short fence blocking air conditioners and cleared brush, arranged rocks to help with drainage
-Cleared 18 bags of yard waste from garage side yard, back fence, and front yard
-Had the front yard cottonwood tree and stump professionally removed - a two-day, extremely expensive, and traffic-blocking process :(
-Bought a cute chiminea for the backyard

2014 in Review

February 14, 2014

For my Mom


Hope the happy celebrations are always this fun - love you!