March 30, 2014

March in Review


Adventures
-Hosted our first soiree in the new house - fajitas with the Sieling+Mott crews
-Enjoyed a great Spring Break by working lots around the house and a sweet weekend in Spring
-Fun times at the Lakewood Brewery (impromptu Tech reunion!)
-Frisco Arts Festival - we love our Texas wood cuts from Wendell Fuqua


Around the House
-Bought/assembled new ottoman-style coffee table for living room and added decorative accessories (new lamp, pillows, and blankets)
-Bought a contractor hose, leaf blower, and shop vac
-Finished painting the living/dining area, kitchen, and hallway Crisp Linen White
-Painted over stenciling on the stairs and master bathroom with Marshmallow White-no more fleur de lis
-Added two new outdoor rugs for sliding glass doors
-Added holly privacy screen by garage fence
-Added iron arched trellis (thanks Shandy!) and climbing confederate jasmine to side yard
-Landscaped area behind pool with stone walkway and blue liriope (monkey grass)
-Landscaped mid yard area with rosemary, mexican lavender, yellow broom bush, mexican hat grass, and liriope grass border
-Landscaped deck pots with boston ferns, hostas, chocolate mint, spearmint, lavender, and begonias 
-Landscaped north fence area with blue liriope and lantana
-Removed wooden short fence and posts around air conditioner units, cleared area and added river stones (moved from behind pool) and pots of boston fern, katherine fern, and blue potato bush
-Ice maker repairs-apparently it was working as perfectly as Matt wanted it too?
-Had custom mats cut and hung new vintage postcard art
-Bought/assembled deck storage box for pool/grill equipment
-Bought/installed new fan for master bedroom
-Bought new gray master bedding set-thanks mom!
-Moved dozens of found rocks/landscaping stones behind garage (for future projects or donation)
-Bought/framed new wood print art pieces from Frisco Arts Festival
-Added a total of 81 new plants to the yard (mind you most were monkey grass) and Matt planted 78 of them!

2014

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