Back in April I was at my friend Becky's house in PA and saw these adorable red and white polka dotted dishes. She told me that she got them at the Christmas Tree shops. Having been out of the USA for the last several years, I had never even heard of the Christmas Tree shops.
Then when I was at her house again in Aug. I told her that I had gone to the Christmas Tree shops and that I had looked for the red and white dishes and they didn't have them at that time when I went. She then said, "I was planning on getting rid of mine...do you want them?
I was SHOCKED!! I was in NO WAY HINTING...for I had no way of knowing that she was ready to pass them on to someone else. So, of course I readily agreed that I would LOVE to have them. =)
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This past Sunday (the first Sunday in our new church) I had our friends the Shirks from AL, the Hausmans, Jeffrey, Daddy and Moma, along with our family for Sunday dinner. Laura and Moma helped make food too, and it was all yummy!
~I had so MUCH FUN setting my table with the new dishes from Becky. I had forgotten that I had a fun Cookie jar that just matched her dishes too to put in the center.~
Here Kimberly joined Bethany Kline in playing her violin for the Mills special. It was a song that Sis. Mills wrote. It was beautiful.~
Here's a pic of Kimberly, Bryanna, and Katrina together Sunday evening in the new church.~
Wow! I need a FEW More days in December to get all of my Christmas posting in.=) I still have lots I want to post. We'll see how I can Squeeze it all in in the few days I have left. =)
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For Sarah's 13th birthday...she invited a handful of girls from our church (her parents couldn't afford to invite more =) and she and I took them 5 different places that afternoon.
We started off with supper at Wendy's.
It was a quick one, for we knew we only had 3 hours in which to get all the running and shopping done we wanted to do. ('Cause one of the girls had a violin recital at 7:00 so we could only "Have girls' time" till 6:00 =)
But, Jesus helped us and we got it all in and had a BLAST being together!~
Like that day they had 3 different colored tags of clothes on Sale for 50. each!!! YEA!
The girls got to do some of their own Christmas shopping for their family, and I got some treasures too. =)
We had a lot of fun together and Sarah had a HAPPY Birthday party with her friends!~