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Goals for My Outdoor Living Areas

Goals for My Outdoor Living Areas - Happy Friday! I originally published this post in April 2019, and it has been fun to see what items we’ve crossed off the list since posting this! My plans remain the same and next month we’ll be getting a new roof, so my brain is back on exterior design and improvements. At this point, we had only been living in our home for four months.

I’m pretty sure spring is finally here in Utah. You can never get too excited too soon because one minute it snows, then it’s 70 and sunny, then it rains,…you get the point. This nice weather has been super distracting. Even though there is plenty to keep me busy with our kitchen renovation, the only thing my brain wants to think about is our outdoor living areas. It has been really fun to see what type of landscaping is growing and blooming. Since we moved in December, we weren’t really sure what the landscaping situation would look like at our new house until spring. We spent last weekend cleaning everything up, raking, pulling out dead plants, and mulching. Things are looking really good and the potential has me very excited! I wanted to talk through my hopes, short term goals, long term goals, and what you can expect to see in regards to our outdoor living spaces this spring. Click through to read all about it and see how things currently look (before we mess with it)! Continue Reading

Amazon Finds : For the Patio -
exterior & outdoor living

Amazon Finds : For the Patio

It has been wayyy too long since I’ve shared an Amazon Finds post, so I figured today was the day. Now that I’m feeling better and have fully recovered from the flu (that came at the very worst time),…

10 Posts to Put You In The Spring Mood -

10 Posts to Put You In The Spring Mood

The first official day of spring was yesterday and I couldn’t be happier to welcome warmer weather. After a lonnng, snowy Salt Lake winter, I’m ready for blue skies and sunshine. You probably don’t need convincing, but if you’re…

The Backyard : One Year Later -
exterior & outdoor living

The Backyard : One Year Later

It’s been just over a year since completing our GIANT backyard project. We moved to Utah for one main reason- the outdoors. The landscape here is unlike any other! Emmett and I both love spending time outside, so it only…

Outdoor Sofa Update -
exterior & outdoor living

Outdoor Sofa Update

We’re a couple weeks away from the one year anniversary of the completion of our backyard- and yes it totally deserves “anniversary” recognition because it was no easy feat in the dead heat of the Utah summer! Still to…