Friday, May 21, 2010


My Mother's Day gift was landscaping for the front yard. I call this "Phase 1." Chris has a grand idea of what the end result will be and it includes some kind of rock wall, which is where I get lost. All I know is that I love the way it looks now...the two dwarf trees, the gorgeous rose bushes and day lilies! My absolute favorite plant hasn't bloomed yet though...the hydrangea bushes. I can't wait for those. We have 2 right next to the porch stairs. I took some pictures today:

I don't have any close-ups of the yellow lilies because there weren't any in full bloom today. I had taken a bunch yesterday but when I came in to upload them, they had vanished from my camera :( There was a super cute pic of Audrey trying to eat one of the lilies. Bummer!

Audrey loves being outside. She especially likes climbing the stairs, then going back down.

She's shown a real interest in balls lately.

I just love her laughing smile!

I took the day off since we had originally planned to go to WVA for a family reunion. But Chris has to work tomorrow and I had already scheduled my Dr appt so I spent the day with sweet Audrey Cate. The weather was so lovely and a great reminder that summer break is 4 short weeks away!


caroline said...

Her going up and down those stairs would scare the you know what out of me. Does she hold on to the railing? Oh my goodness...Jacob still scares me when he goes up and down stairs. The landscaping looks good!

BabyBurns said...

I have to stand right next to her or behind her. When we're going down she holds my hand and the railing. But going up she climbs so fast! I have to watch her like a hawk, I'm afraid she'll fall and split her head if I'm not with her every second!

Lauren said...

Philip is drawn like a magnet to stairs--I think all toddlers are! He loves to play on our neighbor's deck stairs when we are over there which is super nerve-wracking. Not only is there the fall factor but the splinter factor freaks me out too!