Sunday, December 23, 2007

Greetings from Flippin!

We are in Flippin and having a great time. We got here yesterday afternoon and my brother came a little later and then my aunt and uncle came and we had BBQ last night for dinner and my mom had me a birthday cake!
This morning we went to church. It's always fun to go to church at home at Christmas because we get to see friends we don't see very often.

This is my brother Chris and I and two of our good friends growing up. Tracie is the blond and Jamie is the red head. They are cousins. Tracie is the girl I always idolized growing up. She is so sweet and pretty and has such a cute family. Her younger sister was a good friend of mine in junior high and high school and she's getting married in a few weeks in Jamaica! Jamie is one one of my dearest friends.
This is Jamie's younger sister Micaela and her little boy, Jeryn. She also has the prettiest little girl in the world - Jaiden. Jaiden and Jamie's little boy, Rhett, were born one day apart. Micaela has always been one of my favorite people in the world. She and Jamie are two of my oldest friends and are very special to me.
This is Jamie and her little girl Alexee. She is precious and such a sweet, happy baby. She and Jeryn are a couple of months apart so they are very close cousins.
This is our family after church today. We are relaxing and watching football right now and then tonight we will go to a candlelight service. I love church at Christmas because it's the real reason we are celebrating - that our Savior was born!


Hillary said...

I'm glad you're having fun in Flippin! A wedding in might have to get some info for me. I might know someone who is thinking about a Jamaican wedding!
P.S. you should go to my blog and click on the pictures of some of the gifts from Josh. You'll be able to see the titles of them! I know you'll be happy! :)

mer@lifeat7000feet said...

How fun to get to see all your friends. I love going to church when we're "home". Love that I can catch up with so many people at once!

Merry Christmas.

Elizabeth said...

I'm glad you're having such a great time, Kelly! You deserve some good time off with friends and family. You're friends and family all look so sweet. :-) Merry Christmas!!

kari and kijsa said...

Having fun in Flippin! What a wonderful time with friends and family!

Have a very Blessed Merry Christmas,
kari & kijsa

Jessica said...

Your parnets are so cute!! I love your dad's suit. : )

The Garners said...

I love love all these pics (except I think I'm going to the tanning bed first thing tomorrow a.m.--ha!)! It was really so good to see you all today. I wished we could go to lunch or hang out all afternoon and visit! Stacie and Mack D. came down this afternoon and I wished y'all were there b/c we were laughing so hard. When we got in the car after church L said that he wished you and Scott lived in LR so we could hang out--he said he thought we'd have fun...I agree!!! We were saying that we could watch Biggest Loser and watch Bogart & Dawson play. :) Have a great time at home over the next few days...Merry Christmas! jlg
P.S. I'm not sure if I can copy and paste pictures from a blog...please have your mom e-mail them to me sometime when she has a chance. :) Oh, and I'm just going to put a link to your page from my blog to sum up the great Sunday a.m. Bye!

Fran said...

Being the Arkansas native that I am....I know exactly where you are!
Have a merry Christmas Kelly! I'm so glad I stumbled on your blog these last few months. You are such a precious woman of God and I pray His blessings over you and your hubs this new year!!

Love, Fran

Shelly said...

Oh my goodness, you're in our neck of the woods!
Of coarse, I'm from Fayetteville but my husband is from North Arkansas!
Merry Christmas and enjoy being with your family!!

Sarah said...

What a good-looking family! I hope you have a wonderful Christmas!

Megan said...

My uncle is from Flippin. Merry Christmas Eve.

Leigh Ann said...

I have had the best time reading your blog! Thank you for sending me the address! You have inspired me to create one for us. I haven't had a lot of time to get it really going but I have a couple of posts on there that I think you will enjoy.