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Friday, April 11, 2008

Friday Fluff and other random happenings...

I had the pleasure of meeting a blog friend yesterday!

Karen Hossink of Surviving Motherhood was speaking at a MOPS meeting in my area so I met her there and then we went to lunch.
I had such a nice time. Karen is just a doll and as you can see, she's the cutest little thing!
We had some awesome "girl time" and talked all about our kids, family and faith while having lots of laughs in the process!

I hope we get to meet up again sometime, she's the real deal and if you get a chance, go meet her at her blog and get her book while you're there! Her message to the MOPS group was so honest and encouraging.

Her book called "Confessions of an Irritable Mother."
It is a must read for anyone with young ones in the home!!


Speaking of young ones in the home...

Here are some pictures that Lauren's big sister took of her while Mom was gone!

Can you see the love on Macy's face?!

(Disclaimer: No animals or children were hurt in the taking of these pictures.)

Riding her "motorcycle."

She "cased" it on a jump in the garage!

Being silly!!!

Oh my joy! She keeps life fun!

As Karen and I talked about yesterday, we have to enjoy these days...they go by so quickly!

Have a wonderful weekend friends!


concerned parent said...

A blog meeting how fun for both of you.
Lauren is getting to look older, I will have to make a point to get Brooke with her to play again.
Little dog oh no.....

km said...

That meeting is just a glimpse for me of what heaven will be like. There are so many I *can't wait to meet* and so many I want to see again. What a blessed day.

I'm reading KH's book right now.

Mocha with Linda said...

Fun pictures and memories!!

Rhonda said...

How exciting was that!!! Meeting a blog friend in person and doing lunch.

So...Sue. I must know. Are really that tall??? Or are you standing on a stool???

Praise and Coffee said...

LOL! It does look like I'm standing on a stool! I knew when they took it that I would look like a giant!

I really am that tall, about 5'10"

Praise and Coffee said...

I also had about a 2 1/2 inch heel on my shoes!

Poor Karen, I made her look tiny!

Anonymous said...

How awesome to meet yes? Well I hope someday I can meet all my blogging friends, we will in heaven if not before:) I love Karen's blog, what a neat woman Of God.

p.s. Your both beautiful!!

Anonymous said...

I would love to meet you and Karen IRL! I already told her (via the blog post) I was jealous :)
How tall are you? I'm 6'1" and usually tower over everyone!
The pics are adorable.

Missy said...

How awesome! I love Karen!

I, too, would look like a midget next to you. Sigh.

Anonymous said...

Lauren is a real cutie! I loved your comment that no animals or children were hurt during the taking of those pictures. Priceless!

Heather C said...

My, she's growing up fast!

So glad you had a nice time with Karen! How cool!

God bless,


Steffie B. said...

OMW.....she is growing up so fast....look at all those silly faces! ;)

happyhome said...

As soon as I clicked on your blog I thought, "Hey, that looks like Karen!" How fun that you guys got to hang out. I am hoping Karen is headed to Dallas to speak sometime this year so we can meet up as well.

Such cute pics!

Sandy said...

Yes, they grow up too fast! And I love seeing the beautiful photo of you, Sue! And your darling daughter.

Anonymous said...

I have come through your blog through Karen a few times. I would love to hear her speak sometime. It's so great to get a chance to meet the wonderful people online.
Many Blessings,
Debbie aka The Real World Martha(S)
P.S. - To all your readers I am having a contest on my blog for anyone interested.

Denise C said...

OH what a fun meeting you must have had!!!
And you sweet little Lauren is just a little doll!!! Love these pictures of her!!!

Sweet Blessings!

Amrita said...

love this post

Lisa Spence said...

That girl of yours is some kind of adorable! Still love the Friday fluff posts!

Melissa in Mel's World said...

How awesome for you and Karen to be able to have some time to connect, enjoy, refresh, and experience some time (in real life) together!

Looks like everyone (even the kiddos at home) had fun!

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