Wednesday, April 29, 2009

Making New Friends!

When I started my blog, I had no idea anyone would read it other than my mom. I certainly didn't expect to find so many other blogs to read and find such great stuff from. Definitely the last thing on my mind was that I would meet new people "in real life" to be friends. I have met two great ladies from blogging, and I have to tell you it has been a blessing both times!

I started reading The Snail's Trail during the 5 Minutes for Mom blog party. She is a homeschooling mom with SO many fun ideas! We figured out a couple of weeks ago that we are town neighbors! So, today we were able to get together at the park with our kids and meet and talk about homeschooling and all sorts of other things. It was so much fun!

Mary Helen did most of the photography, but here are our pictures from the day!





Aren't Kari's kids just the cutest?! Our kids got along famously well, as did the moms! It's just amazing how similar our lives are - both trained (her) or almost-trained (me) school teachers who are now homeschooling. Big Snail and Mary Helen are just a month apart in age, as are Little Snail and Anna!

Being just 20 minutes apart, we will be able to get together for play dates and field trips for a long time!

8 comments:

Bookworm said...

WOW! This is awesome! Thanks for sharing how God brought ya'll together! May He continue to nurture and bless your friendships for years and years and years to come!

Elise said...

That is so cool!! Those are some CUTE kids you have between the two of y'all!!
Elise

Momma Snail said...

We had the BEST time! These are cute pics! I haven't even taken my camera out of the bag yet...I am swamped with dishes and laundry. We can't wait to do it again!

Hillary @ The Other Mama said...

How much fun! I love meeting blog friends in real life! Glad y'all are close by!

Preschool Playbook said...

This is so neat. I love Momma Snails blog--she has such great ideas. What fun for all!

Mama King said...

Very cool for both of you! :-)

Momma Snail said...

I left you some awards at my blog. ;o)

Katie said...

Oh my gosh that's wonderful! I love meeting blogging friends in real life! I've met two so far, but neither are as close at you two are. How awesome that you have so much in common and even your kids are close in age! I see the start of a fabulous in real life friendship!