by Erin Napier
I am AMAZED by what mulching the beds of our newly mowed and raked lawn did for the house. I swear it’s as if we had the whole thing repainted. Have you mulched anything lately?! I also got some flats of lantana and lavender to plant in news beds we’re making along the sidewalk and I’m really excited to see how that looks. I don’t know much about flowers but I know that perennials are the only way I’m going to do it.
Next up, the backyard beds. We got a little done before we ran out but it’ll take an 18 wheeler full to fill up all of them. Oh well. It’s totally worth it.
We’re planning to have 2 housewarming parties for our families on Easter weekend, so tonight I made a list of what’s got to be fixed/built/happen in the next 17 days so that can happen. I’m getting all fired up about moving, but when I think about moving that armoire again, I feel a little sick. Will you help us?
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I’m Erin Napier, co-owner of Laurel Mercantile Co. and Scotsman Co. with my husband, Ben. I’m an artist and he’s a craftsman and we help people moving to our town find and restore old houses on HGTV’s Home Town. In an effort to count my blessings, this journal has documented only the good things that happen on each and every day of my life since January 1, 2010. I am a wife, a daughter, a homebody, a bubble bath lover, a book reader, a sentimental, stressed out, slightly obsessive southerner. Welcome!