Backyard Bliss

Check out our backyard…or “the Garden” as I like to think it should be called. What an idyllic backdrop to witness the beauty of every season. The moment we stepped foot into the backyard while visiting the open house, is when we were sold. I mean, who gets a view like this PLUS no neighbors to the back–just a huge open field (where I’ve seen some of the biggest stags I’ve ever laid eyes on btw).

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One of the first things we did was buy a patio set (Ikea-$99!)–after all, our first season here was summer and we knew this would be a space where our family would congregate.

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I’ve always loved the look of lights outdoors and snagged some solar lights and regular lights to string up outside from Target.

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Made for a lovely summer evening playing a game outdoors.

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And when Fall arrived…

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…so did the creatures to collect all the acorns that covered the ground:

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Right now, the leaves are almost gone (boy were they the bane of the Hub’s existence), and we are excited to see what Winter looks like in the yard.

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One of these days we hope to build our own stone or brick firepit. Stay tuned for more posts on our progress.