Monday, December 14, 2009

To California and Back

in under 48 hours.

What a TRIP!

I was so happy to get the chance to meet some of my new favorite girls.

, Heather G, Julie, Heather M, as well as Erin who so kindly hosted us for a full blown SLUMBER PARTY extravaganza filled with eats, drinks, a baby shower, a birthday party and the chance to be a part of something AMAZING.

We were a bit overwhelmed by all the kindness!
Over 300 items when we had hoped for 100.

We put on our holla tees and got to work.
We organized all the gifts into bundles of 20.
Then Mel snapped pictures of everything.

We took a few time outs to celebrate baby Gianna,

who will be arriving in a few months!
(How cute is this diaper cake Erin made! SRSLY?!)

And then they took me to The Coffee Bean for the first time
One word: YUM.

Back at Erin, we posed in our holla tees,

and I may or may not have made Pottery Barn Dip.

Heather made some cupcakes to celebrate Julie's birthday!

And please don't fall off your chair when you take a look at this cuteness she made for Julie!Cutest. Bunting. Ever.

Janey joined Mommy to celebrate her birthday! How cute are they?!

Julie's birthday spread.

Mel and Julie posing by the tree.

One of Julie's gifts from Mel.

The weekend went by so fast.
We accomplished so much and had such a great time together.

But I sure did miss Steve and my girls.
When I got home I was welcomed with this.

Pasta con Broccoli and Brownies....

letters from Mia and Sophie,

and Gracie girl helping me with my luggage.

The girls said, "Mom do you remember our stockings?!"

"What about our Christmas Tree?!"

And then they showed me where their Elf on a Shelf was hanging out all day!

I missed little CLYDE also!

There is definitely no place like home, but I am so glad I decided to go and meet such amazingly talented and inspirational women that, if not for our blogs, I would have never met.

Please hop over to the Project 320 Blog everyday this week and enter to win one of the AMAZING bundles. So many wonderful people donated that we are giving away THREE bundles of 20 items everyday this week!

Every $10 donation will give you one entry.

Just leave one comment(for every $10 you donated) under whichever bundle you would LOVE to win!

Tell everyone you know and help us achieve our goal of raising $5000 to build a well and change lives forever.

Thank you!


mel @ the larson lingo said...

Great re-cap of the weekend!!! I am SO glad you flew out to Cali to help with P320. You are awesome & so much fun! Can't wait for you to visit us crazy cali girls again!

LauraC said...

I love hearing everyone's stories about the weekend! Glad you had a good trip!

SoSoBella said...

how fun. how great it is to be a part of something so amazing. so happy for you. looks like you had tons of fun :O)

Melissa said...

Clyde doesn't look too comfortable on that rack! hee hee...Our elf is named Oliver! Elf on a Shelf is the best thing ever!


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