Monday, August 20, 2007

Ben, and Desirae...


Ben, and Desirae have been living with us since Ben started the academy in May. Actually, He was only home on the weekends for the first 9 weeks. We where blessed to have Desirae living here with us the past 3 1/2 months, and Ben the past 6 weeks, since finishing the academy. Yesterday was the dreaded day. They rented a cute home in an area that is halfway between both of their jobs. I am so excited for them to be able to have their own space. I am going to miss having them here daily. We had soooo much fun! Many fun memories! Movies watched, late night Sonic runs, swimming, conversations, planning, listening, enjoying, loving, and much more. We will miss you Ben, Desirae, and Belle! Hugs!


Blogger donna said...

Good luck Ben and Desirae :)

August 20, 2007 at 7:03 AM  
Blogger Amy said...

There is definitely some bonding that happens living together with family. I'm sure you will miss them tons!

I'm just catching up on your jewelry, Michelle & LOVE it! You are so creative. I think I need an in-person showing though. I'd love to order something for my sister's b-day in September.

August 20, 2007 at 9:26 AM  
Blogger Amy said...

That must be so hard to have a child leave the nest. :( I wouldn't be able to fathom it either. :) You are such an incredible & FUN mom!! I sure look up to you and hope that I am able to have a relationship like that w/ my girls. :) LOVE the new necklaces! You need to post a "dummy's guide to making Michelle's necklaces".

August 20, 2007 at 11:25 AM  
Blogger Melinda said...

How hard for you to let the kids go but how exciting for them to be on their own! Hopefully it isn't to far away and they can visit often.

I LOVE, LOVE, LOVE your jewlery!! You are so talented!!

August 20, 2007 at 11:53 AM  
Blogger christina said...

oh sad to see more of your kids leaving you!! im glad they got to spend time with your family and be good examples to them-especially for sarah--not that she even NEEDS a good example-she's such a great girl already!

August 20, 2007 at 12:06 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Oh yeah, good luck to those that are moving on!

August 20, 2007 at 2:04 PM  
Blogger Stephanie said...

What a sweet post!! Will they be living close by? That'll be so sad to have them all leave. I am happy for them and excited for them to have a place to call their "own".

August 20, 2007 at 5:04 PM  
Blogger smithfam said...

I bet they are sad to leave, but excited all the same.
I hope I am as great of MIL someday as your are!

August 20, 2007 at 5:10 PM  
Blogger Rachel said...

Hey, I have missed you! I am finally home, school starts this wek, hopefully some normalcy will reside! I am loving your jewlery! Totally my style! How fun to have them there for that time and hang out in such an intimate setting! Good times!

August 20, 2007 at 10:22 PM  
Blogger Laura Huston said...

Such a sweet post. We will be living with my inlaws soon, I hope theyll be sad to see us go!!

August 20, 2007 at 11:56 PM  
Blogger onehm said...

They are so lucky to have you! And I know that they will be back to visit a whole bunch...your house is way too much fun!
Wish them luck from the cousins over here!

August 21, 2007 at 8:40 AM  
Blogger sista # 2 said...

I know they'll be back for Sunday suppers!heehee 'Cuz that's what we did. Hey. Chloe wore her necklace to school today ;) I need to get more glass for my tiny frames!to make more. ciao

August 21, 2007 at 10:35 AM  
Blogger Jenny said...

That will be so hard for you guys. But luckily they can visit often!

August 21, 2007 at 7:42 PM  
Blogger Lauralee said...

how nice for them to have such a nice and sweet family to live with! that sounds like a hard adjustment.. glad they aren't going too far! cute dog!

August 21, 2007 at 9:21 PM  
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August 21, 2007 at 9:21 PM  
Blogger Anna said...

How fun that they were with you for awhile. You must be an awesome mother in law.

August 21, 2007 at 9:22 PM  
Blogger careymc said...

Good luck to Ben & Desirae! What a cute couple. How fun to have them stay with you for a while. :)

August 21, 2007 at 10:27 PM  
Blogger SHERI said...

What good memories and bonds you have formed. Not too many MIL's get that with their DIL's. You are luckly to have that. I wish them luck.

August 22, 2007 at 9:12 AM  
Blogger Stephanie said...

i hope i am as close to my kids as you are to yours when they are married! you have such an awesome family!

August 22, 2007 at 12:52 PM  
Blogger Mandi said...

How fun to have them living with you, but it is also nice for them to have their own place too, I would imagine. I was catching up on your previous entries and love your jewelry! Very cool and new - you should take some pics of your "model" wearing them. You are very talented and creative.

August 22, 2007 at 4:25 PM  
Blogger melanie said...

How fun for them to have their own place. You will just have to plan the late night Sonic runs. They're worth it either way!

August 25, 2007 at 4:32 PM  

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