after that i spent the weekend with the lovely binkleys! i got to see emilee and kelsey - and had lots of hanging out girl time with Nina! too bad bethany and mary were out of town!
the awesome oreo chocolate cream cake kels and i made for her husband travis's birthday!
then i headed on up to knoxville
i wanted to spend some time with my best friend, kristen, her husband cameron and baby Jenna - well 2 year old baby. :-) i figured i could plan for COAT kids just as easily from her house and the JBC teacher ed resource center as i could from home, so off i went. kristen and her husband just lost a baby and kristen has beautifully written about her experience and God's faithfulness here. i have been so encouraged by their faithfulness and trust in God.
trying to get a picture of jenna, kris and i proved to be tricky.
but i did get one of a sleepy jenna & me
all in all a great trip up north. didn't see everyone i wanted to see but i had amazing quality time with kristen, which was totally worth it.
coming, i almost promise that it will be this week, pictures of my first week of coat kids with my family with 10 kids and my family with 2. i'm homeschooling 6 kids daily! it's crazy wonderfulness.