That top pic: notelet quality. (If you scroll back through all my relevant comments, you must surely have enough for a set by now. Have a word with the NT!) I'd buy'em!
Your first photo out the kitchen window is truly a restful spot for the eyes. I would be tempted to do dishes several times a day with that view! Margot seems to be enjoying the company - we use to have a barn rooster, Axel, that kept one off the track thoroughbred company.
You could frame that first photograph---and sell it! Idyllic is just the right word!
I love cherry blossom. It reminds me of when I was little and we moved to the house my Mum lives in now. There were cherry trees outside every house in the development and most of them are gone now. Ours is still there and May is still when that house looks at its best