It was a good week last week but it started out very cold. Mike and I did manage to organize some things and get paperwork done. We seem to do a lot of organizing on our down days. Mike says if he was next to me while I had the label machine he would end up labeled, lol.
Thursday was our closing and we are so happy for the couple who bought the pond property. They are getting to begin a new adventure. As soon as they closed they went over and did their first round of mowing(I don't envy that, lol). On saturday they picked up a new "used" camper and towed it to the property. And so their new adventure begins:) I love new adventures.
Friday we waited for the well man but he never called. Hopefully we will get the well in this week at the store.
Last week I mentioned maybe building a playhouse for our granddaughter. The more we thought about it the more we decided it might be a shorter lived thing, very expensive and time consuming. I came up with an idea that was instant and would bring her happiness for the summer and maybe even long after that. A tent:) Mike and I decided to buy her a tent as an early part of her birthday present and set it up for her on Friday before she got home from school.
I made a sign and we set up the tent…then we picked up Ella. She was very surprised and thrilled with "her" tent:
Her and papa hanging out inside:)
Ella has moved into her tent, lol. We are sure she will get a lot of use out of her tent. She has a head start with Spring break:)
After we went home Mike got back onto trying to make us more independent and off of the propane that we use. He ordered a new well pump and his hope is to not have to use the generator to fill our water tank. That should be here this week. He also ordered the solar refrigerator. That will take 4-6 weeks to get unless they have one on the line.
Saturday I spent the day getting ready for the kids to come over for Easter.
Mike and I hid soem eggs for the kids.
Ella checking under the building:
Getting ready to hit the yard:
AJ shaking a tree for an egg:
This is the first time we did an egg hunt for the kids. Mike and I thought they would be so easy to find…not. They got most of the eggs after an hour or so. We still have the "missing" 4 eggs, lol.
After that we went down to the house and had a nice dinner then it was time for games. Since Ella spent Sunday night with us she had a few bags full of games.
Playing Headbanz…yes we look goofy but we did have fun:)
This morning we woke up and took the little one antiquing with her Easter money. On our way home we stopped to visit Homer, the donkey and his parents:)
Stopping at the pond to feed the fish. We have 4 big catfish, a Koi, and 3 carp…then lots of bluegill and some bass.
Once up top Ella helped Mike and I wash the big Truck. We will get pictures of the truck today and get it down to the store and up for sale:
Once we finished that Papa helped Ella fill up her balloons for the balloon sling shot toy:
Mike and I held the big sling shot while Ella got to fire off the water balloons. Since this needed 3 people there are no pictures. Let's just say Ella had fun shooting our shed, lol.
Ella and I paying frisbee:)
More fun and games after I post this story than Mike and I need to do some work after Ella goes home. Supposedly the weather is changing again. Ugh….when will spring be here to stay.
Not much work this week but lots of fun. Gotta have the fun and enjoy the kids while we can:)
Have a great week. Hopefully we will have the well in by next week. We also need to get some work done if we plant to get the store open this year.
Have a great week:)