Bye, Bye Pine Trees!

I threatened it nearly three years ago. Yes, three. Have you noticed that time is FLYING by these days with absolutely no regard for those of us who could use a slow down? Okay, that’s another post for another day, but, yes, nearly THREE years ago we moved into this fabulous house and I blogged about the awful pine trees in our back yard that needed to go. You can read about it here.

It took nearly three years as there was a lot of debate about whether or not we could drop these trees on our own – the debate being that J thought we could and I could only envision also getting a new kitchen out of the deal after the trees came crashing down on our house…followed by no insurance company ever wanting to carry us again…except for maybe some sketchy company with bad late-night TV commercials that leave you wondering who ever gets a quote from those guys.

In case you were curious — we called in the professionals to bring ’em down.

So, nearly three years, and roughly 856 bazillion pine needles cleaned up over those years, later we went from this:


To this…


And this…


Next winter, after this all dries out, my dad will burn it in their wood burning stove. His reward for helping with the clean up (seems he got the short end of the stick, huh? We are SO thankful he was here to help though because he can still throw down with a chain saw and we had this mess cleaned up in no time).

So…now to figure out what to do with this area of the back yard. Maybe I need a second greenhouse….or chickens!!

Happy Wednesday – I hope your week is crusing right along…



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