We brought them with us!! 

As we prepared to leave Monday afternoon, the children remembered the six Monarch cocoons in the jar on top of the refrigerator.

“We can’t leave them!” was the universal chorus.  Nestled at my feet for the four hour drive, our six little friends arrived safe and sound at Grandma’s.

And then we forgot them.  Until this morning…

Two beautiful butterflies, stretching their wings have now made a home on the Butterfly Bush in Grandma’s backyard.  We’re anxiously watching for the rest to emerge…we’ll keep you posted!

Here’s a slideshow of our new friends: