Sunday, January 22, 2012

Best Ride EVER

This video is on repeat at our house right now. Thanks to Grandpa for constantly driving the 4-wheeler. Owen had the time of his life. Also, I'm grateful that Ry thought to record it.

roses for mama

I should have blogged about this right after it happened, but I think everything about our move made me put things off.

Owen told me at lunch one day that when Dad got home, Dad, Aleida and Owen were going to go to the store and I would stay home. I wasn't allowed to know any more details than that. My curiosity was peaked! After supper, they went to the store while I stayed at home. When they arrived back, there was a knock on the door, and when I opened the door, Owen was holding a dozen red roses!

He wanted to get me red flowers and thought I would like roses best. It was so very sweet! It makes me smile every time I think about it.

Finally able to settle

Well the big anticipated move happened; what we thought would take place in September has finally happened in January. We moved into our lovely nice new apartment on January 13. My parents drove here to help us move and we couldn't have done it without them! They were a huge help and their motivation to get things done made it so we are way ahead of most people and have settled in quickly. This place makes it easy to settle: the spacious fancy kitchen (pantry, granite countertop, open concept with bar into dining room), two bathrooms, stacked front-load washer and drier located in apartment! I've never been so spoiled! No traveling up or down stairs carrying laundry, also, my clothes have never been so clean. Our windows face south-slightly-east and south-slightly-west which means: we get amazing light. Our bedroom has two huge bright windows and we set our bed up right in between them. All this to say: we're thrilled.

In other big news, we got about 2 inches of snow! We're thrilled and spent some time playing in it.