My favorite staycation place is out my back door, I can walk right out of my kitchen and I'm there.
Behold - Laura's backyard resort!
Our backyard is not the multi-million dollar dream home outdoor room with a TV, fireplace and outdoor kitchen, but it's pretty nice and we love it.
This photo was taken a couple of years ago and there have been
It's there on a peaceful spring Saturday morning waiting for you to just come on out with your
cup of coffee and relax. This is one of my favorite times to sit on my patio,
so don't you dare mow your lawn when I'm sipping my java on a weekend morning.
|Recent projects include new covers for the cushions|
A big DIY project that saved me big dollars
It's there any night the weather is mild for you to talk, eat, drink and laugh
until the wee hours with neighbors and friends.
It's there on a wintery evening with steam rising off the spa and the water warm and bubbly.
And it's there on a summer day when the temperatures soar waiting for you
to do a cannonball into the cool refreshing water.
|These beds were recently replanted, the upper bed is so well drained |
only desert plants like to live up there
|And you can take your pets on the backyard staycation, |
Chewie really loves the backyard
|This is not from Little Shop of Horrors -|
One year my banana trees actually had baby bananas, sadly
it got cold before they had time to grow big and ripen
|Weekend visitor - my daughter calls him Bob - |
he does not like cats
|Our current project in progress (Finally Finished!! Take a look here)|
- Privacy - we are fortunate to have a very tall fence and no two story homes next door
- Plants, especially plants that smell good
- Comfy furniture
- A water feature ( I love the soothing sound of running water)
- Plenty of shade from the summer sun
- Food and drinks
- Family and friends
Much Love & Laughter,
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