What We've Been Up To

Well, this is nothing exciting, but I just wanted to let you know that we're still alive over here.  We've been keeping busy with all kinds of things.  My biggest adventures have been getting my garden in, and trying to get it growing (I just planted last week, so I'm anxiously awaiting those little green lives), and trying to get my lawn whipped into shape.  In my other spare time, I also did this:

as inspired by several of my friends.  And for the record, this is NOT the best filing system, unless you have a photographic memory and can remember what color every book you have is. However, I still enjoyed the project, and I think it looks much cleaner than my shelves used to. Of course, that could just be because I threw away a bunch of junk while I was reorganizing, but who can really tell, anyway?

While I've been busy with my projects, Cory has been very busy working for these guys, and also on this, this and this.  Also he's been doing quite a bit of this (though he didn't want to pose for a photo, and I practically forced him to):
which I think is fantastic.  The other night we did grilled corn-on-the-cob, and pork chops with applesauce... so tasty, and so easy!  I love it.  He has been so amazing lately with all he's been able to accomplish, and how well he has been providing for our family.  Also, Saturday was his birthday, but we were having too much fun for me to find the time to post a tribute to him, so watch for that in the near future.  I consider myself to be one lucky girl to have this guy for the rest of eternity, because I definitely do love him.

And as for the girls, well, they've been doing a lot of this:

--much silliness abounding in this house. Leading to much exhaustion, and much need for sleep. And generally, a good time to be had by all.


*Liese said...

Glad you're doing well! Your BBQ looks delicious!

Tannie Datwyler said...

We haven't planted our garden yet... I'm getting nervous, but we can't until the irrigation is turned on. :( I hope we can get it up this weekend. We'll see!!

Anna said...

I really do think the rainbow bookshelf makes it look so much more organized. Nice work :)

And we still need to do dinner. What weekend days (Friday, Saturday or Sunday) do you guys have open in the next few weeks?

mirjam said...

I love the shelf! We did the same at our house a few years ago and I only once could not find a book that I remembered being black but the spine actually was blue. Oh well. Pretty is always better than practical!