The week before my hubby and brother left the only thing we wanted to do was spend time together as a family without any interuptions. Well, that is exactly what we did. Let me also say, that I know without a doubt God is in all the details...every single little thing that may not seem important to most, but matter so much to us. God knew that Jason and Jeremy would be leaving. He knew the dates (long before we did) He also knew that it would work out for Fall Break at the kids schools to fall at exactly the week before the guys left. Again, no big deal to most, but it meant so much to us not to have anything going on so we could focus on our family.
Below are a few pictures of things we did during the week before:
We also carved pumpkins! Jason loves to do this...its always fun to see what he will create
The kids taking the "guts" out...YUCK! They love doing this and I am not going to stop them.
We also took the kids to eat sushi! Madeline liked it:
Jackson did not like it at all, but he enjoyed the food being cooked in front of us.
We (all 4 of us and my brother) also went fishing one day.
Our sweet Madeline also wanted to have a tea-party one day...She sat this all up by herself and invited us to all come to the party.
Jason and the kids enjoying the tea-party:
We had a really great week together and are so thankful for that time. =)
More pictures to come soon of the Farewell Ceremony and the Send off.
Also, just in time for Veteran's Day next week, I will be having a couple give-a-ways...your not going to want to miss these!
So lots to come!