Tuesday, July 28, 2009


Hey Everybody!

It always takes me a while to get caught up after being out of town. I'm still not unpacked, and I haven't even gone near the washing machine yet, but I uploaded my pictures! :) First things first, right?

Here I am with Kris, of Weird, Unsocialized Homeschoolers. If you've been reading my blog for a while, you might remember Kris from last year's Season of Change blog tour. She brought me a wonderful lunch into the fair, and we had some time to sit and visit, talking homeschooling, blogging, and even church backgrounds, too!

I love CSTHEA. We have been now five years in a row, and it feels like it's my fair! When my friend Sandy and I go to our MTHEA fair, we end up gabbing and visiting with everyone that we haven't seen in months and months, and it is just like a huge reunion. I feel that way at CSTHEA, too! You've got to know that I love these people because I am bringing them pickles, for cryin' out loud! Hopefully, these pickles will carry them through their rough and tumble days of homeschooling! (But if that doesn't work, please buy my books! LOL!)

I also got to meet my bloggy friend Jane of Jumpin' in the Jungle. Jane won me over right away because she laughed in all the right places during my talk on "Passionate Parenting!" That's very important! She got a jar of pickles, too, and quickly sampled them--after all, when it comes to pickles, there is no time to be wasted!

Speaking of time, there is still time this summer to have some FUN, y'all! I'll be posting pictures from Lake Winnie tomorrow! Whatever you think is fun, whether it is browsing through curriculum, riding water rides, or just sitting on your porch with a glass of tea, don't forget to take the time and make the plans to do it before summer slips away! And do it with your kids, because they will always remember the fun stuff!



Jane In The Jungle said...

Thanks for the reminder to have fun!! I feel like I'm so in school mode right now that summer is over!!
Loved hanging with you, but you knew that already, LOL!!

And Pickle-Fairy-MIL, those pickles are the bomb!! And I know Rebecca refuses to rent you out but hey, you could work out a deal with people....travel see the country...making pickles along the way...sounds tempting doesn't it??, LOL!! You can come visit me in Chattanooga any time!!

Weird Unsocialized Mom said...

Hey, look...you can barely see my hair sticking out. LOL

It was great to meet you. Give the pickle fairy my high regards. She's awesome! Thanks for sharing her wares.

Chatty Kelly said...

I love your sign!!! Neat-oh!

What fun, and to see your bloggy friends makes it extra nice.

Phyllis@Aimless Conversation said...

So sad I missed you at CSTHEA this year. I wanted to come after spending time with you at GHEA, but was scheduled to leave for a prayer retreat in the mountains on Sat, so Friday was spend packing and making sure my family had prepared meals while I was away.

Maybe next year...

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