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Working On The Wedding Spot

Wow, where did last week go? I was busy doing what I love best - decorating, crafting, painting, and gardening! No wonder I didn't have time to send out any posts. Fortunately, that means I have lots to share!

We (me, Bruce, Megan and Dylan) went up to the farm the first weekend in March so we could work on the wedding spot. Although Saturday was rainy, we were able to get the food planned out for the reception and ended the day with delicious smoked ribs Bruce made. Finally on Sunday, we were able to get out and start cleaning up.
Walking over to the "spot"
Standing on the "spot"
 Clean up began with trimming up the bushes under the trees:

Picking up limbs:

Raking leaves:

 More trimming:

More raking:

Tree trimming:

Plus we put out grass seed to grow. It's really starting to shape up! The dogs were happy getting to run around for a couple of hours as well.

 Overall, it was a very productive weekend!

This dogwood is down the hill:

I had Megan and Dylan pose by it so I could have a picture for my gallery wall:
 Aren't they cute?

In the city, the gallery wall is coming together and I'll be sharing that soon. Plus, the laundry room is also nearing completion. Be sure to come back Friday to check out a little project I did!


  1. Cecilia this is so exciting. That spot for the wedding is going to be perfect. Love the white dogwood tree too. A good sign this is a good spot. I know once you have the flowers and chairs this spot will just be perfect for their special day. The picture of the two for your gallery wall will be a treasure to have. So excited you are getting closer to the special day.

  2. Cecilia,
    I just know your Mother's heart is overflowing with joy and anticipation of the Wedding of your daughter. So many emotions flow at this time for us all. It will be so magical and beautiful! So happy for you!

  3. Wedding excitement is in the air, Cecilia! Everything is beginning to take shape! What a great looking couple! You have lovely keepsake pictures here!

  4. They ARE adorable! And how romantic, an outdoor wedding:) What exciting times for you and your family! xo Kathleen Our Hopeful Home

    1. Thank you, Kathleen! I'm already praying for the perfect weather. October can be hot or chilly! At least the back up plan is in place!

  5. Adorable couple! They have selected a nice spot for the ceremony. I can only imagine what it will look like in the spring.

  6. This is going to be the most beautiful spot for a wedding! Your daughter is a beauty - she looks like you.

  7. Sounds like a productive weekend for sure! This spot is going to be so beautiful for a wedding I cannot wait to see pictures! Your daughter looks so much like you...two beauties! Have a great week.

    Hugs, Vicky

  8. Such a lively, memorable spot for a wedding!

    Your daughter is your clone cecilia!


  9. I love, love, LOVE this! I am sure it doesn't seem like work at all in creating such a sweet spot for a bright future.

    Also, thank you so very much for your warm and heartfelt comments.

    I wanted to let you know that I am nearing the end of my college experience and am currently doing a 7-week internship at a museum as a requirement for graduation. It is an interesting experience to be sure.

    I must admit that I am struggling to try and manage my time and make sure my family's needs are met. Sadly, this leaves little time left for visiting my favorite people in the world and their fabulous blogs. I hope you'll have patience with me. Thankfully, this time won't last forever and I will soon, once again, be able to see all the wonderful things you are doing.

    May glorious weather and lovely flowers put a spring in your step,

  10. this place looks nice lets see how it looks on wedding day

  11. Such an exciting time for your family. The wedding spot is lovely. Can't wait to hear more about all the plans going forward.

    1. Thank you, Sharon. It already looks different with the trees budding out and everything growing. It's very exciting for us.

  12. Beautiful couple and a perfect spot for the wedding. I know you are so excited. Love the Dogwood tree. Too bad it will not be blooming in October. But you are so artistic and talented, I know everything will be beautiful.


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