Isn’t it funny when you buy a house – you see it maybe a couple of times and you try to take it all in, you make an offer, give away all of your money, settlement takes place and you move in and then realise how much there was that you didn’t notice. Like the fruit trees that we thought were all lemon but actually turned out to be a mix of lemon, lime, orange and mandarin.
So after church today while I was hanging out the first load of laundry for the day – my hills hoist is huuuger than huge and I’m loving it – the kids went to check out the fruit and came back in with a couple of oranges and limes and we’ll keep a close eye on the mandarins which are almost there. Everyone wants the mandarins so I think there will be a lot of checking!
Whenever I dreamed of us living on acreage I imagined the little ones picking apples off our own trees…………well we’re close!
We’re hoping to pick up a couple of chickens soon as we have the chicken coop and after that I might try my hand at some raised veggie beds but will be keeping it all very low key since I know that a new baby is coming and these things will also require my attention. Mind you we love spending so much time outdoors since we’ve moved that we’ll probably just incorporate it all into our daily routine.