When we bought our palatial estate, we were not especially impressed with the number of "outbuildings." They're a bit creepy and unless you have a LOT of stuff to store, they're not really practical either. Luke and I may not be skilled "doers" but we are good "undoers" Here's the lean-to on the garage before:
and after. Oh wait. No after pictures, and it is dark so I'm not going outside to take pictures.
The kids both got sick twice. Lots of baths
and momma 'nuggles
We met cousin Brooke at a Salem children's museum
but quickly ditched it for some farm time with Uncle Buddy!
Mommy went out of town for work, so the kids experienced an improvement in their daily diet
and since Mommy's drivers license expired in 2012, Daddy shipped Mommy's passport to her so she could return to Oregon:
And our tiny dancer blossomed in her coordination and graceful ways. (well....just take my word for it)