Unexpected House Guests

you ever had a guest show up unexpectedly to your house? Last weekend, we had two!

Our first guest, Mr. Sticky Fingers, showed up after 5 hours of yard work. After planting dozens of bushes and flowers in the yard, Matt grabbed the watering can, only to find this cute little tree frog. 

He was safely returned to a tree in our backyard.

Later that day, we went to check the mail…

only to find a bird’s nest!! Look deeeeeep inside….

not just a nest, but eggs too!

Naturally, we welcomed our new guests and even posted a little sign for the mailman to let him know they are here too.

Has spring brought you any unexpected guests? 



  1. Amanda
    March 23, 2012 / 1:28 pm

    Too cute! I love signs of spring πŸ™‚

  2. Melissa
    March 23, 2012 / 1:31 pm

    I love nature! I have some birds that have been waiting all winter, for me to put my hanging baskets out on our porch. They like to build their nests every spring in it. I welcome it too πŸ™‚ Love the sign

  3. gadabout
    March 23, 2012 / 1:34 pm

    that is so cute! I hope your mailman notices!!

  4. Nicole
    March 23, 2012 / 1:43 pm

    Aw atleast it's a cute frog! We're buying a house in Sneads Ferry…there are nasty lizards and big red frogs! EEK!

  5. Annie
    March 23, 2012 / 2:05 pm

    You are too cute making a little sign for the birds!

  6. Sarah Elizabeth
    March 23, 2012 / 2:12 pm

    that little frog is precious!!! and I love that you put a sign on the mailbox for the mailman, hopefully he will be careful of the nest!!!

  7. Dee Stephens
    March 23, 2012 / 2:16 pm

    Yes totally cute for the sign! πŸ™‚

  8. Amy {Fresh and Fancy}
    March 23, 2012 / 2:22 pm

    awww love that little sign! How fun to have baby birdies!!

  9. Brynn {In Bloom}
    March 23, 2012 / 2:39 pm

    Oh my gosh I am obsessed with these little critters you found!! Good call warning the mailman πŸ™‚

  10. Shannon Bendle
    March 23, 2012 / 2:55 pm

    Looks like a Carolina wren nest. I have one in a flower pot on my back patio with eggs in it, too. I can't wait for the babies to hatch!

  11. Kate
    March 23, 2012 / 3:10 pm

    You sign should say "home TWEET home"… so cute!

  12. Celeste
    March 23, 2012 / 5:26 pm

    YAY! You have cute little friends! Mr. Sticky Fingers is reeeall handsome! And, I love your little note for the mailman. What a sweet hostess you are!

  13. Jordan Streetman
    March 23, 2012 / 5:46 pm

    That first picture is National Geo status. For real.

  14. Lacey
    March 23, 2012 / 7:25 pm

    Oh my goodness!! Too cute!!

  15. Nicole-Lynn
    March 26, 2012 / 2:28 pm

    You're too precious with your sign! lol How sweet they made a little nest in your mb!

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