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You Can Still Garden in the Condo Life

Good morning, Theo!

Good morning Minneapolis.

When we moved in there was a bunch of plants in our stairway that were dead. We are assuming the previous owners of our unit left them there. I had always meant to replace them and finally got around to it. We did a mix of herbs, cactus, succulents and flowers.

We'll see if starting from seed works in there.

The last time I was at my parents my mom gave me her old set of weights. I've since started doing some arm workouts. Scott picks on me for doing this, but I feel like I've been very inactive since getting pregnant. 

She's probably right. I'd love to go on more bike rides, but it's hard with the newborn.

It seems that Meadow always wants to play something. We pretend that all of her Barbies are superheroes. 

The north side of our building has garden beds.

They were built by old residents without the new garden unit owners knowledge. Since then it's only been used by their unit.

The basement unit recently sold and since we are the only full time owners in the building it is now ours. Happy Mother's Day to me. 

Since this is the only patch we have to take care of I don't mind yard work this year.

I did clean up some other areas that needed tending while Brooke planted the garden.

We discovered a concrete slab next to the garage under a lot of dirt and weeds. It would be neat to turn this space into a sitting area since our condo lacks a yard.

We were all tired after being outside all morning.

Isn't it strange how baby's necks can turn?

I made an old recipe of ours, black bean and cream cheese enchiladas.

This must be because no one ever takes pictures of me.

Meadow and Theo did some tummy time. I have to admit I haven't been doing it as much with Theo. He just screams whenever I put him on his stomach.

That's probably why.

Okay okay I will pick you up.

Scott suggested going out for brunch buffet for Mother's Day. I said I would rather spend the money on some new clothes. So for the rest of the day I made Meadow a Wonder Woman crown.

She loved it so much.

Her new crown inspired us to play some more superheroes.  

Then we ended our day watching Dumbo. Every week we check out a Disney movie from the library. We hope to watch all of them.

Meadow was way more excited about this than this picture would make you think.

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