Saturday, March 17, 2018

Here & Now: Week 11

Here’s what we did in our everyday lives this week:

We finished packing for our move to Michigan! In other words, welcome to the chaos that was our week!

Flashback to winter: We had a few snowy mornings this week.

We said goodbye to our friend by having a little picnic in her high school parking lot. 

(Pic by Karen) Samuel and Daddy hauling hay

I love it when these two play together. It’s fun to see it happening more and more.




When we moved here, all of our belongings fit in our Impala—times have changed, times have changed! Now it takes a Ubox, a suburban, and a car top carrier (coming soon!) to contain our possessions.

(Pic by Caitlin) The BEST part of the week was welcoming our new niece, Emily “Millie” Alice Schripsema, into the family! We love you already!

Elsie learned how to wave! As you can imagine, she made several new friends at the grocery store. 

For the most part, Samuel seems to be doing well, despite all the changes in his little life. He is mostly sweet, so funny, learning new words everyday, obsessed with all things “motor,” generous with his hugs and kisses, and really wants to do whatever Daddy is doing.

When your mood matches the weather. Sniff, sniff.

We saw a monster truck! Samuel’s dream come true!

Snow for St. Patty’s Day!

Elsie, explorer extraordinaire 

Farewell, little Impala! We hope you have a good life with your new family. 

Our sweet landlords threw a Pancake Pajama Party for Samuel’s 2nd birthday. It was absolutely perfect. I’m glad he was able to spend some quality time with his little Oregon friends. 

(Pics by Cassey)

(Pics by Amy) On Saturday night we had the chance to share our favorite tacos and build LEGO towers with these fun friends. It was the perfect way to end the week.

❤️, Molly 

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