Last weekend our friend's dad and many other helpers came out to build our deck. Sam desperately wanted to help and spent most of the day like this:
He finally got a chance to help near the end...
The finished deck!
Sam absolutely loves it and runs around on it every day. It is really nice, especially since our backyard slopes down. Now the deck gives us a flat surface for playing (until it gets filled with furniture).
Thanks to everyone who helped plan and build our new deck! We love it!