Thursday, June 30, 2016
Wednesday, June 29, 2016
We stayed the night in Elkhart, Indiana. The day before had worked out so well that we did a repeat - Matt took the girls swimming while I replenished their car fun boxes, got outfits together, and packed the room. Delaney does not like dresses, (she likes skirts) but thankfully didn't throw too big a fit about this one.
I made us a road trip bucket list, and one of the items on it was to get a trucker to honk at us. Success!!!
We came upon the Wisconsin Dells right around dinner time, so we decided to check it out. First stop - taste testing some authentic Wisconsin cheese.
After Kirtland we drove a few hours to uncle Howard and aunt Emily's house, just over the Michigan state line. Emily served cold cut sandwiches, veggies, and fruits, and it was so nice to have a simple, home cooked meal on the road.
As we left town, we found this road:
Our first full day of driving was a rousing success.
Monday, June 27, 2016
We got to the Kirtland temple in time to make some pb and j sandwiches and eat some cheese sticks for lunch.
I discovered that 8 year olds can legally be left home alone for short periods of time. One day I took the little girls to water the K tree at school, and left this big girl home alone. She opened the door for us like this: