A couple of weekends ago, one of my old roommates from DBU, Rachel had a cook out at her house and invited our group of girlfriends from DBU over, plus husbands and kids. We try and get the girls together every 3 months or so, but this time it was fun to involve the families as well. Everyone was able to make it (except for the Reneaus – we missed ya’ll) and it was so much fun. The girls chatted and boys played with the kids! There were 7 kids there all under the age of 4, so needless to say there was never a dull moment. Kristy (my best friend since 6th grade and roommate all 4 years in college) and I are the only ones who do not have kids yet (well Melissa too-but she has one in the oven). So we sat back and watched as all of the mothers made their kids plates and helped them eat. We also commented how crazy and surreal it was to see all of our girlfriends from college chasing around little tots! I mean just 5 years ago we were all living on campus together talking about marrying our boyfriends and wondering what the real world was like. Boy-how times have changed!
It was also fun for the guys because the majority of them were friends in college just like the girls. We were all just boyfriend and girlfriend back then! Like I said, the boys played just as hard as the kids and even played some games of their own, like throwing toys over the fence and making poor Steve go and get them. (you just had to be there!)
Words cannot describe the memories I have with these girls. We have been through so many fun times and hard times, weddings and now babies. It is amazing how God brings people into your life and allows you to stay close with them, even through all the busyness of life. I love these girls (and guys) and look forward to many more memories with them!
Here are some pictures of the evening AND I was inspired to bust out some old school shots. Don’t hate me girls! Like Holly told me..."we are like fine wine, we get better with time!"
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