The Saturday before we moved, my mom & her bestie made our "Saturday ritual" even more special by putting together a bag of some of my favorite things! We had lunch at my favorite place and did a little shopping, of course!
I'm going to miss every-Saturday lunches with these two! Just love 'em.
Tuesday was the big packing day! We picked up the truck bright and early and got after it. Will (Rob's twin) came over and helped us a TON. Couldn't have done it without him.
We packed, organized and had the thing loaded up in about 3 hours! We were so thankful to have friends and family there to give us a hand! Thank you, thank you helpers!
We spent the night at my parents' house on Tuesday night and headed out early Wednesday morning. Thank goodness we didn't have to load up and leave on the same day.
Here we go!
We arrived to a hot and humid Temple, TX! We are used to the heat, but the humidity will take a little adjusting to...we have lived in DRY west Texas, after all!
We unloaded what we could ourselves, then some of Rob's kids came over to help with the furniture after school. They were so great! I can already tell they're going to be so enjoyable to be around and for Rob to coach.
We unpacked boxes all day Wednesday, Thursday and finally finished up Friday! All of our furniture is in its place, all of the boxes are empty, but I have nothing on the walls just yet. Since we bought a new home, I want to make sure I get it right the first time ;)
On Friday evening my parents pulled in to town! We were happy to have some company in our home! My dad helped Rob mount the TV, put things away in the attic and do a few other jobs around the house on Saturday morning.
Then my brother & SIL arrived from San Antonio! We haven't ALL been together since their wedding, so it was fun to be with my family. We headed to Home Depot for some flowers and plants to add to our existing landscaping. My brother is a golf course superintendent, so he's kind of an expert on the subject! Handy, huh?! He & Nicole bought all of the supplies as a house-warming gift to us. So generous! THANK YOU so much!
My parents also got us some yard and home necessities as a house-warming! How spoiled are we?! We are definitely blessed to have the families we do.
We got busy planting once we got home!
The bushes were already there, so we just wanted to add some color to the beds! I can't wait to see everything in full bloom...it shouldn't be long now :)
It was so nice to have everyone come and stay with us...we had a blast! Looking forward to much more of that in the future.
Here are a few not very good pictures of our house.
I promise you more when I have the walls more complete! :)
My handsome hubby was such a good moving partner!
Wouldn't want to do it with anyone else. I love you Bobby!