La Mia Famiglia

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God's child. Nick's wife. Roman, Dallon & Rocco's mommy. These are the things I would never change.

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Friday, July 24, 2009

Girls Night Out AGAIN

Wednesday night a bunch of us moms that were not working VBS went to R&R Wings for dinner. We all forgot to get pics but it was a great time. Here's who attended:

  1. Kelly Burnette
  2. Amber Gray
  3. Cami Carter
  4. Dawn Burnette
  5. Alana Isham
  6. Jeni Johns (and sweet Brody)
  7. Pam Ash
  8. Me
  9. Pam Coco
  10. Becky Ward
  11. Kimberly Fahlgren

We had a great time for almost two hours, eating, laughing & talking. Just what women like to do. Some of the ladies did not know each other so we went around the table and introduced the woman next to us. It was a neat way to loosen things up. Thanks ladies, I had a great time! See you on August 14th!!

Saturday, July 18, 2009

Girls Night Out

Well, originally Pam Coco, Darlene Brown & I were supposed to go out Friday. I invited Pam Ash and then plans changed due to scheduling conflicts. When I told Pam Ash this she said she had invited Jeni Johns (whom I absolutely adore) so we started our own plans. Jeni's husband Rick is away at boot camp for the National Guard and Friday was their 10th wedding anniversary. So we went to Chili's for dinner, then to see The Proposal. That movie was great!!! The part where she is trying to give the dog to the eagle and the family thinks she's playing with the dog - OMGosh my giggle box turned over!!! HI-LAR-IOUS! After that we ran in Wal-Mart real quick for a Bday gift for a friend then hit Starbucks on our way home. We had a great time and hope it made Jeni's night a little more special. Love you girl!!!

Summer Reading Group Wrap Up Party

Thursday we had our wrap up party for the summer reading group. Missed those of you that couldn't be here!!! Our family finished reading The Tale of Despereaux Wednesday night after church. JUST in time for the party! A lot of you are still reading it, don't stop now, finish!! As you know, we are in the middle of our remodeling so please excuse the mess. Although I have to say it was great not to have the wall there! (Look at my recent posts to see the befores and afters.) Everyone brought finger foods and the kids ate while they watched the movie. Parents hung out in the kitchen, eating, talking, laughing. One thing I noticed was the obvious, no wall = more noise = louder TV. Oh well, I still love it! Can't wait to see it all finished. Back to the party... I was so happy that the kids actually watched the movie. I wondered because a house full of kids might have been tempted to play vs. sitting still for almost two hours. I didn't get to watch it (yet) but I do know it's WAY different than the book. But that's to be expected I suppose. After the movie the kids went swimming. Dads hung out inside, moms outside. They swam for over an hour until it was dark. Turned out great! Thank you to all the kids AND parents.
See you next summer for our next book!

If you have any stories about your reading group experience please comment them to this page! I know Dawn has one!! =)

Here is a list of kids that were involved, & some pics from the party.

Adrienne Brown
Chas & Lily Bryant
Anna Buchanan
Aaron & Walker Burnette
Ethan & Jonas Coco
Macy, Miya & Morgan Harris
Dallon, Rocco & Roman Mirando
Cadie Pickett
Jacob & Lauren Ward

Wednesday, July 8, 2009