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Friday, January 16, 2009

Kate Gosselin!!

So, this past Tuesday I got a chance to hear Kate Gosselin speak in Mt. Pleasant! (For those of you who don't know who she is, she is from the show Jon and Kate Plus 8 on TLC. She has a set of twins and sextuplets!) My good friend Beverly told me about this wonderful opportunity and I am SO glad that she did!! :)

Kate gave her testimony and shared about her Christianity. It was very neat to hear her talk about her struggles. She discussed how she was always a Christian and did the Christian thing, but she didn't start to really, truly rely on God until she was pregnant with the sextuplets. She had to realize that she was on God's time and that he was making this plans, not her. They also had to step back and let down some of their pride when Jon lost his job towards the end of her pregnancy. He was out of a job for about a year (I think) so they had to rely on God, community, friends and family. She was truly inspirational to me and I don't even have kids yet!

Some neat trivia I learned from the night was:
  • The Gosselins used about 17,000 diapers during the babies' first year!! WOWOW!!!
  • Now, they use about 775 boxes of cereal a year! (about 2 boxes per day!! Craziness!)

I also stood in line to get her autograph in their new book Multiple Blessings. There were so many CRAZY ladies their that almost got a little too fiesty! Haha! :)

Anyway, I truly enjoyed the "ladies night" and hearing Kate's message! If you have not watched their show, you should tune in to TLC and watch it!! The kids are TOO precious!! Love it! :)

Sunday, January 11, 2009

Mike's first basketball game

My hubby, Mike, is coaching the Senior Boys Basketball team at our church, Knightsville UMC. They had their first game last night and it was at Summerville Baptist. They played Bethany UMC. They played pretty well, but it was their first game so that had trouble with playing as a team and passing the ball. They ended up losing by like 14 points, I think. However, they did really well with shooting free throws, which is something the team has had trouble with in the past. They have another game this coming Saturday so we are hoping that it will be better than last night's game! :)

Some of the boys playing bball.

Philip, JC, and Sean cheering on Logan as he shoots free throws.

Saturday, January 10, 2009

My first ever post!

So, I learned a little bit about blogging for educational purposes at at District Staff Development on Monday. Ever since then, I have wanted to start one for my personal life. I think that it will be a great way to journal about what's happening and a way to keep up with everyone and for people to keep up with our life!

So I know this is short, but I just wanted to get something on here for my first blog! There will be more to come so stay tuned... :-)