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Wednesday, June 25, 2008

New mulch in front yard

We added some new pine bark nuggets to the front yard. I like the texture of this mulch. You are looking at 4 yards of mulch! We are preparing the house for sale so there is a lot of primping going on around the inside and outside of the house! In the front where the mulch is, there is a mound and a pile of extra mulch that was later moved, that is where we had it dumped when it was delivered.


Chris is *Refining Life* said...

Hi Mary Ruth!

The house looks as pretty as I remember it! Exciting stuff & hard work to prepare for a move! Your beautiful home should sell in a flash for top dollar! Then it's off to a new home to!


Mary Ruth said...

Hi Chris! Thanks for leaving a comment!
The worst is yet to come! The dreded GARAGE! ha ha!
WE are almost done with yard work, now the 'trashy' stuff is going out. By the end of July we should be almost done with preparation. I am confident we will sell... no problem. A house just sold down the street in a few days! (in our neighborhood!)

Glenda~Many Fond Memories said...

I hate getting ready for a sale. I have to sell my parents home and I am not looking forward to it at all.

Your home always looks lovely inside and out.

Good luck in the sale.


Mary Ruth said...

Oh I don't envy you! Thank you! We are working hard to get it ready, after the year we just had so much has to be done! We are just doing what we can everyday, and somehow things get done!
Check my projects Blog where we worked on our Master Bathroom.
Thanks for coming by! Always great to see you!

Anonymous said...

Mary Ruth, how can you bear to leave your lovely home? It is darling and you have it decorated so beautifully.

So where are you moving to? Close by or out of state? Best wishes to you in completing your projects and getting it sold.


Mary Ruth said...

Well, it is a house. We knew we would not be here forever. It was more of an investment. We want to go to Florida. We would then be closer to my grandchildren!
Thanks for visting!

Sweet Designs said...

Mary Ruth it looks great, you are going to sell your home in a heatbeat!

Mary Ruth said...

Thanks Judith!
I am actually getting nervous & excited as we wind down the unfinished 'projects'! I think it will be the first time I have ever had a home where there was no 'honey-do list'! So this will be a FIRST!

Anonymous said...

Mary Ruth,

Your home is beautiful. Moving is always such a big chore, but think of all of the decorating possibilites of a new home. Good luck in your new home.

I have the same buffet (table, six lyre back chairs and china cabinet) from Sears. I'm really curious what it cost and what year in the 40s it was made.

Mary Ruth said...

Hi Sandi!
I just answered your email! Thanks for stopping by and sharing your wonderful story and comments!
I LOVE the lyre back chairs! Those are the best!
Thanks, and I am thinking ahead of how to decorate incorporating more colors especially corals and Spring greens and black & white for punch.


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