~Here's some fun pics of her party. ~
Brittany's blog, and loved what I saw and started leaving comments. Then later on Brittany and I started emailing back and forth. We became fast friends (or to quote Anne with an "E" and what Brittany put on her blog too...we found that we were "Kindred spirits." I felt like I had found a "sister named Brittany that I never knew I had before." ;-) I have often commented to my Phillip that Brittany is such a DEAR lady.
Well, when we knew we were going to Bryanna's birthday party in Pell City, AL, I told Phillip I bet Brittany and her family doesn't live too far to from Pell City. So, we contacted them about us possibly having a missionary service at their church. When it worked out on their end too, I was so excited that I was finally going to meet "Brittany from Painted Parsonage." =)
We had a delightful time with them. It was too short, but our family loved every minute being with their family. Here's Brittany and I.~
MY FUN SURPRISE!! Many of you may have seen this ADORABLE sign that Brittany made for her house. (I "borrowed" her picture off her blog so I could show you her sign.)
When I walked into her home and saw her sign in real life it brought tears to my eyes and I said to Brittany, "Where was my brain? I could have so emailed you and asked you to make me one of these signs and then I could have sent you a check." (I'd be happy to make my own signs, if I were going to be home to do it. =)
Well, after our delightful afternoon together we took our children to the restroom, gave hugs and said goodbyes and then got into our van to head to the next service.
About 5 minutes down the road my Sarah (who was sitting on the back bench in our van) asked me, "Mommy, Did Mrs. Brittany give you her sign that says, 'Over and Over, Again and Again, God is Faithful?' " I said, "No." She said, "Well, there's one behind my seat right now!!" I quickly looked at Phillip and asked him, "Phillip, Did Brittany give me HER sign?" He said, "Yes, while you were in the bathroom with the kids, Brittany pulled this off her wall, handed it to her husband and told him to slip that in our van for you." So, I called Brittany right away and told her, "Brittany, you have me CRYING!!! This was so SWEET of you. I was NOT asking for your sign." She told me that she wanted me to have it. How thoughtful of her!!!
I can't WAIT to to hang it in our home!!!!!
Thank you TONS, Brittany, I will cherish your sign forever. =)~
We'd love to come back through so we could have a longer visit with them. We feel like we've known them all our lives. They are dear people.
I told Brittany that we NEEDED to come back on another day besides Sunday, so that she and I could go shopping, and do some crafting together. =) We had a blast being together.
Thanks, David and Brittany, for all y'all did for us, we surely enjoyed our fun time in your pretty home. =)
More pics from our weekend coming up.~