It's nice, moving in the summer for once. It means she won't actually have to start at the new school partway through the year. Not that she lets that slow her down, much, but it's still an inconvenience she's happier not to have to work around.
And summer is a pretty convenient season for harvesting herbs. Wandering around some picturesque wilderness looking for specific plants to pick would probably get old eventually if it were always the same picturesque wilderness, but a new place is always interesting.
She pauses, her acute vampire senses warning her that she is not alone.