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Family Reunion

We headed to South Arkansas again last Thursday to visit my parents and go to a family reunion. I looked forward to this reunion! It was not one of those reunions where I didn't know people and had to try to remember names. I have grown up with these people. They have been a part of my life. Steve was not able to go with me, so I spent most of my time making sure my girls did not get into trouble. The girls never seemed to be in the same place at the same time. Steve is always so helpful with the girls in situations like that. I could never really relax as I watched and helped them. But, we did have a really great time. My girls played and played and played. They loved being with their cousins.

We have been with our family now for over a week and a half. They are all gone now, and it seems quite in the house. We miss them all.
Steve is working some LONG, stressful hours at work right now. We have not seen him as much lately as we would like. I have to remember it is only for a season. I am also very thankful that Steve loves his job.

Last week I called the cable company and added some more channels. I got the Hallmark channel and now I can watch Little House on the Prairie again. I am sooooo excited!!!!!!!!!!!!! I should have added these channels months ago! It is only costing us $4.50 per month. I was thinking it was like $30 or so per month. YIPPEE!!!!!!!!!!!


Lauren said…
Aw, the family reunion looks so fun. Enjoyed the pics!!! And yay for the Hallmark Channel!!!!!!! :)
Jacquie said…
Oh! You're gonna love having Hallmark!!
Hi Laurie! I'm an occasional reader from Queensland Australlia, and hopped over from Kelly's blog to read your family reunion story. We might live on the other side of the planet, but are right into family heritage and Little House on the Prairie too!
Although we don't have cable TV, we've collected Little House on DVD up to some of season 7. When our little twinnies get us up at night, guess what we watch???

Bless you
Tara G. said…
You are so cute! I wish one of our parents had cable so we could enjoy it while we're back! I tried explaining to my husband that oftentimes, vacations don't really feel like a vacation for the mama when kids are involved...he didn't get it. And yes- Crimea is beautiful- rugged, raw, mysterious, exotic...with some Ukrainian thrown in! :)
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Girl, we get the Hallmark channel and I love it! I must confess that I have laid on the couch one too many times to watch Little House on the Prairie while the boys nap. Sometimes you just have to be lazy when you get the chance!

The family reunion looks like a lot of, but fun. :)
Auntie D said…
LOVE the Hallmark Channel and Little House on the Prairie! In fact, we bought tickets to the Little House on the Prairie musical here in KC for my Mom for Mother's Day. The gals in my family can't wait! :) Melissa Gilbert is even playing Ma!
Laura said…
i saw some pics on kelly's korner and you have on a super cute you mind if i ask where you got it??? very cute!!!!!
Kelly said…
Do you get the soap channel too? I want the soap channel and hallmark. I may call this week.
Jess :) said…
Bless your sweet hearts for not literally sweating to death. I know how hot was for y'all, but you still looked fabulous in the pictures!! :)

Oh, and so glad you got the Hallmark Channel. I could watch that all day long and I really love their "cheesy" cute movies, as well.
have you seen the Love Comes Softly series? OH MY!! LOVE IT!
123 said…
Gotta be honest, I am so jealous that your best friend is a family member! HA!
It looks like you all had a ton of fun!!!
What does Steve do for a living? I don't know that you've ever mentioned it.
Anonymous said…
I love family reunions. It seems like they are always this time of year. It makes me miss my family!

Your girls are so precious! Glad you can watch your show now. Such a good classic!!

Have a great week.

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