Landscape Mulch Project

I saw this idea on Pinterest and decided to try it, especially since Lowes was having such a good special on mulch!

Our front yard is lacking a bit and needs a little refreshing, of course there is still lots left to do but here is what we did today.

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Here is a before shot!

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And another, my beds were just full of dirt, ants and weeds, YUCK!

A pin on Pinterest said that if you put some newspaper under your mulch its bio degradeable and keeps the weeds gone, actually is supposed to kill them after 18 months completely! ( I will keep you updated on that part, lol)

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So we picked up some free Greensheets (the greensheet brings you buyers!) and laid them all down.

Then we just poured the mulch over on top and evened it out!  Such a simple project, but makes a huge differnce to my curb appeal!

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What do you think?
The whole project took me about 15-20 min!!

Love, K

Family Day Trip To Fossil Rim

I am super excited because we have finally figured out a way to have fun little trips even with my husbands busy work schedule!  He is a car salesman so it’s very difficult for him to take time off work and he only has Sundays off.

This Sunday we decided to take a drive to Glen Rose, Texas.  We had so much fun on our trip that we are going to start taking regular Sunday day trips!!

We woke up pretty early to get the kids all ready to go, and headed out to Fossil Rim Wildlife Center. Its a drive through zoo, where you can feed the animals from your car! It took us about an hour and 45 minutes to get there, which isnt too bad.

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The kids were super excited!  The whole thing took us a couple of hours, which was much longer than I anticipated.  Half way through there is a cafe, gift shop and little petting zoo area which is nice to get out and stretch your legs!  Unfortunately my camera died half way through the trip 😦

We saw all kinds of buck, deer, antelope, zebra’s, ostrich, emu, giraffe and rhino.

The emu came right up to our window at one point and man that thing is very scary!

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Thats just a few of the animals we feed from the car, if I posted all the pics it would be a little overwhelming lol!

The best part of the whole trip was when we saw the giraffe and they stuck their heads into the sunroof for food!

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They are the only animal you are allowed to feed with your hands.  It was a little wierd though when that purple toungue touched your hand, ewwww!

The trip was a success!  The kids had a blast and of course so did we!

We want some ideas on more places to go in Texas that could be day trips, so feel free to post any places that you have been to or recommend.