The second trimester has finally kicked in. For me, that means more energy...for Matt, it means more heavy lifting as I seek to "optimize" our home. Today's project- the messy area next to our back patio. We all put in a few hours of effort (some worked for the cause, others not so much...).
I'm thrilled with the results...a shady place for our bench, place for two new (to us) chairs, space on the patio for the kids to ride their bikes, and a patch of rocks for them to dig in. Here it is: