With our move, I have had no time to do the Scattered Saturday posts, but I really want to do them as these are the pictures my kids will come back to look at in the future. I went back to see where I had left off, and the last month I had done was February when we had come to visit Florida to see if this was where God wanted to move us. Now we are here! It’s simply amazing to see how God works!
March’s pictures are very special to me as we went to see my grandma for our spring break. I knew it might be my last time to see my grandma alive as we were moving to Florida in June. We always went to see my grandma in August — in fact, my family will be there this next week — but we will not be able to go due to the distance now for us. The week was very hard for me emotionally as my grandma is so special to me. I have shared many pictures of her in the past on the blog. She is now 94 years old.
Here are some pictures of our spring break vacation:
Of course the highlight of our spring break was going to see my grandma. She is in a nursing home, and so we would go twice a day to give her a visit. We would play a simple card game with her and take her to lunch and dinner. She still has a great sense of humor although her memory is failing. She did understand when we were leaving to go back to Illinois and cried with us. That was hard, but she forgets quickly which can be good when otherwise she would be sad.
Back at my grandma’s house, we played games and had fun just hanging out. Poor Joshua got sick, so he never got to see his great-grandma. When we got back to Illinois, I took him in, and he had strep throat. Poor boy!
We will definitely miss seeing this old farm house and my grandma’s property. It is where I went for every vacation as a child, and I lived with my grandma for 2 months 2 different summers after my grandpa passed away. However, I will not miss seeing this weather in March:
We had to actually leave vacation a day early so that we didn’t get stuck in Michigan. They got about 10 inches of snow the night that we left. It was a nasty storm that blew through.
We got back home, and that Sunday was Easter. We took a few pictures of our last Easter in Illinois us and our house.
The girls also got to spend time with good friends that moved to Indiana, so that was another highlight in March:
I finally got March done, and I’ll try to get April up soon! I can’t wait to share pictures of this summer, so I’ll work harder. With the kids going back to school in 2 weeks, I know I’ll have a few busy weeks ahead though. Thanks for all your patience with me. I do have 2 giveaways I need to get up immediately, so stay tuned!