Thursday, January 28, 2010
Monday, January 18, 2010
I hope all had a wonderful Christmas as well. My parents came out to visit. It was great seeing them.
My dad has some serious skills in the construction/handyman/jack of all trades areas, and this year for Christmas, our gift was some much needed fencing. I know it doesn't sound all that exciting... but for us, it was.
In New Mexico, rock walls are the norm for fencing. Our yard is no different. Our back yard butts up against a street, so people walk by all the time. Our back wall is only 4ft high and people can look right into our yard (and house) when they walk past, (and trust me, they do look).
My dad was gracious enough to foot the bill for some wood fencing to finally give us privacy. We got the fence up over a 3 day period.
The first day was shopping for the wood, cutting the fence boards down to size and "dog earring" each board for aesthetic purposes.
The second day was building and installing the framing in each section.
The third day was putting the boards up.
I am so pleased with the results. Lemme just say.... no more tan lines for us!!!
I am also including pictures of pajama bottoms I made for my hubby and father-in-law.