Thursday, April 19, 2018

Looks like home

The house has felt like home since the first night. But finally, this week, it's starting to look like home - from the outside.

Despite the fact that it's mid April, the temperatures have felt more like early March. There have been a few false starts to spring, and one day of full-on summer on Saturday, which is when I got most of the planters for the front patio potted up and in place. It's raining again today, and chilly, but I did two more pots and got them out front so they could get nicely watered in.

Things to do: get an outdoor faucet installed.  The lack of one might explain the ratty condition of the lawn, which won't be around much longer. At some point, I'm going to install a rain barrel, but right now I would like to actually be able to turn on a faucet and have water come out.

In old house news, it went on the market two weeks ago and I got several offers. I picked one, she had the house inspected and found no major monsters in the basement, so it looks like things are moving forward and soon I will only have one house on my plate. That will feel good.


Vicki said...

Good luck with the sale!

Eileensews said...

Looking good! I spy a sewing machine !

Carolyn (Diary of a Sewing Fanatic) said...

I'm loving the front too. It's going to look so lush this summer. Hopefully the other house will sell soon.

Nancy K said...

Good luck with the sale. The front is going to be lush and inviting. Are you planting a garden where the lawn is?

Karen said...

Nancy, that front lawn is doomed. As is the back yard. Front yard will be flowers, maybe a little grass in between, but I'm leaning toward mulch. Back yard is all veggies, all the time.