November, before the move:
It all started well,
But ended up more like this....
Crawling babies make picture-taking a challenge.
Nicholas got the stomach flu just five days before the move....and I prayed no one else would catch it. No one did.
I got creative in my methods of keeping my crawling baby contained while I packed:
Christian attempted to figure out how to use a sippy cup.
You'll figure it out eventually, bud.
I took pictures of my beautiful niece Avery in her blessing dress:
Nicholas's school had a reading and writing challenge the week before we left. He had to write stories about being in space.
This picture-I'm not sure I can handle the adorableness. All! The! Exclamation! Points!
We had a few final playdates with some of our dearest friends.
And the children made boxes fun:
(The smirnoff box was donated from a neighbor who got it from the grocery store....I have to admit I felt a little strange...but not as strange as I will when my new neighbors help us move in! Ha!)
We enjoyed one last snowfall with our golf-course view.
And a late afternoon break in the clouds gave me another glimpse at my most favorite type of sunset lighting: