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Our Busy Week

My hunter is home! No deer, but he had a great time. We are glad he is back home with us.

Tuesday night was girls night at Kelly's house. We always have such a wonderful time. I love getting to know people better. We had some great food, my favorite being Chili's chips and salsa! Thank you Jessica!!!!
At the end of the day, I never want to go anywhere. I just want to be home and relax. I always want to back out of going to girls night. But, when I go, I LOVE it. It is always so refreshing to me.


I went to Emily's Thanksgiving feast at school this week. We had some wonderful food and I loved seeing the children in Emily's class.
This is Emily's teacher, Ms Beth. She is a great teacher and has been so good for Emily.
Sarah Kate's favorite baby, Lena Kate. I hosted playgroup at my house today. I did not get a picture of everyone, but here are a few I got.
Kids always like dressing up at our house. We don't have any boy dress up clothes and so one of the boys just settled for a dress. He became a prince.
Sweet Avery
Amber with Drew hiding from the camera.
Bethany and Luke.
Tracy and Emily


I don't know about you , but I am ready for Thanksgiving BREAK.
I am just soooooooooooo tired and so are the girls. We are looking forward to a week of relaxation.

Comments

Colleen said…
This is the first post I have seen from anyone in the South that wore a tshirt to a playgroup, so THANK YOU, it makes me feel more normal. You all look so beautiful all the time, but it takes all I have not to run out the door in my pajamas most days! SO THANK YOU TO THE MOM IN THE GREY T-SHIRT!!!!!

Glad your hubby is back-I hate being alone!
Kimberley said…
I giggled at the first ladies' comment, but it's so true! It's hard to get yourself ready let alone kiddos! I am uber jealous of the friendships with all the different ladies. I know to join a playgroup or better yet, church! p.s. made your roast - YUM!!!
Grecia said…
Just wanted to let you know that I made your roast...oh.my.goodness!! It was absolutely the best roast I have ever had. Thanks for sharing the recipe. Have a Happy Thanksgiving!
Kelly said…
Hi Laurie
I am ready for a break too!
Are you guys heading back to Silver Dollar City to see the Christmas lights. We are going back the first weekend in December. I hear it is beautiful so we bought season passes back in the Summer! Hope the weather is decent!
KatieB. said…
The pictures of Steve and the girls and then he and Sarah Kate are too precious! You should definitely put those in a frame. So sweet!
His Doorkeeper said…
Love that sweet little smile on Emily's face as she cuddles with her Dad!! Priceless!

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