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12.19.2008

Holiday Parties Begin!!!

Last night I had our first party of the weekend. It was a Holiday Treat Party, where everyone makes 4-6dozen treats & then we all swap so we have a good variety for friends, family, & neighbors. It was so quick & everyone made such cute treats!! Here is a picture of some of them:


We all wrapped them in plates, tins, & boxes that turned out pretty cute. I can't wait to give them to our neighbors tonight! I so want to have this same party next year! I am e-mailing everyone recipes of all the stuff so let me know if you want to be added on to that list!

The fun really started when we started playing games afterwards. I mainly had girls from my church there since we are new & that is all I know! It was fun to get to know them better at a casual level... they are SO cute & fun! I have such a great ward & we are blessed to live in it as it really impacts my happiness! One girl, or should I say "lady" that inspired me was Marcie. She is 37 & she could so EASILY pass for 28! I couldn't believe it when I found out. I pray I will be outgoing, fun, & young looking when I am 37!! Hopefully Vic will keep me young because he is so much fun! :)
Last weekend I went home to help my mom after a surgery so I was finally able to see my girls, Ericka & Amber! They are BOTH pregnant at the same time again! I swear their husbands plan it that way (they are best-friend-brothers). Funny thing is Ericka gets another girl & Amber another boy! Here is a picture of us eating at Texas Rhodehouse, one of my favorite places to eat (and is NOT here in Twin)... I LOVED catching up. It is always a good time with these girls! I hope they don't mind me sharing their exciting news!!! :)

Sorry, this post is getting long, but I have to add two more things! This song was on a friend's blog & I thought all you mommies would enjoy it!!! So click HERE to listen.
Also I finally organized my blog friends to pull up to the top when they've been updated so I am excited to do better at reading everyone's cute posts. KEEP Posting because I love reading it!! Thanks, I hope you know I love every last one of you bloggy friends!!

3 comments:

Holly said...

You girls are SO cute! Congrats to Amber & Erika! How fun! Next time I want to be invited. ;) Why don't you talk those two into getting blogs as well! Oh and that party, I am SO doing that next year!! What a great way to get your neighbor plates out quickly and with a good variety! I want on that list of all the recipes... my e-mail is sunshineinmysoul_33(at)yahoo(dot)com

Thanks Nanc! :) Have a Merry Christmas!

David and McKenzie said...

Oh yummy!!!! I love holiday treats!

Mandy said...

What a Fantastic treat idea. I should do that so I have more of a variety. I want to be a part of your recipe email....littleprincessmae@hotmail.com. Yippeee!!! More delicious things to make.
HURRAY for Amber and Erika. I think the picture of you 3 is good. Everyone looks GREAT.
Nancy I would LOVE to see you while I'm out west. I will be at my in laws during the weeks through out Jan. and in I.F. for the weekends. So lot's of time in Twin to catch up with you!!! I'm SO glad you still live there. Email me your number and I'll be sure to call you when I get there. :) Can't wait!!!
May you have a beautiful Christmas and a very Blessed New Year. Love you tons!!!