Best Friends ~ Best Shot Monday

Last week was a very rough week for our little Em. Not that great a week for Mommy and Addie either. It started out as a bit of a sickly week – both girls were in the pediatrician’s office at 9am on Monday morning. Addie had been battling a cold for a week or so, and Em had a bit of one, but it didn’t seem nearly as bad as Addie’s.

Until Sunday when I suspected that Em may have a little bout of pink-eye and I was unfortunately correct. Plus, she also had an ear infection on top of it. So a little stop at the pharmacy and a lot of rest and mid-week we all seemed to be doing better.

Then Friday morning Em made it into my room to tell me she was going to be sick, and back into the bathroom before throwing up (ah, such a good girl!). We thought it was just from coughing, a lot of times she makes herself sick, I guess she doesn’t have a very high gag reflex.

She assured me that she was fine and could go to school that day. Why? Because her Spring Program (that her class had spent months practicing for) was Friday evening. So we skipped school took it easy and rested instead, and were able to make it to the program.

So, last week did not provide a lot of inspiration for photo-taking. We were very, very light in the photo department. And all weekend we just sort of hung around – I think my camera and I just kind of needed a little break. I did get this shot while the little starlets were waiting to take the stage on Friday…

(L to R: Chloe, Em, and Ella)

This is part of Em’s little “clique” at her school. There are five girls who have really become fast friends and they are all such sweet girls and so very kind to Addie when she tries to tag along with the “big girls.” And more importantly, their moms are also so awesome. I really look forward to school, dance and playdates, almost as much as the girls do.

Oh, yeah – and the Spring Program! It went off without a hitch and Em did great. J. actually snuck up front and got some photos and video so I’ll try to get the footage off of his camera and post it so you can see our little cowgirls in action. (They did a Bible verse, the days of the week in Spanish, and sang “Turkey in the Straw” complete with cowboy hats…it was mighty cute!)

Hopefully this week we will get back into the land of the living and have some good stuff for you. Meanwhile, don’t forget to stop over at Tracey’s and see what everyone else has been up to this fine Monday.

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23 Responses to “Best Friends ~ Best Shot Monday”


  1. 1 Maya May 4, 2008 at 8:01 pm

    I hope everyone’s feeling better. Yuck! That’s great that you enjoy their mom’s…that’s a true blessing! They look darling!

  2. 2 Maggie May 4, 2008 at 8:03 pm

    So cute! I can’t wait to see more from the program — it sounds like it was adorable!

  3. 3 Vered - MomGrind May 4, 2008 at 8:09 pm

    Cute picture… they are adorable.

    Hope this week goes much better!

  4. 4 Christina May 4, 2008 at 8:53 pm

    So sorry you guys have been sick! I noticed you haven’t been around much lately, and have been hoping all was well. I hope you’re all truly better now. The trio of friends are so sweet, and I can’t wait to see some pics/videos of them in action!

  5. 5 Golightly May 4, 2008 at 9:48 pm

    Oh my gosh, her friends are as adorable as she is! Sorry you’ve been sick. Of course now you know we have been too! Gah!

  6. 6 Aunt Vicki May 5, 2008 at 3:49 am

    That picture is adorable! Em is getting to look more and more like you as she gets “older”. So sorry to hear about your yucky week! So glad Em didn’t have to miss her program and sure do hope everyone is much better a the start of this week. And speaking of the start of this week — HAPPY HAPPY BIRTHDAY to you!! Hope you will have a wonderful day and be able to do the things you enjoy just for you! Love you, Aunt Vicki

  7. 7 carey May 5, 2008 at 4:09 am

    what a cute picture!! can’t wait to see shots of the program.
    i’m glad everyone is feeling better!!

  8. 8 Kara May 5, 2008 at 5:48 am

    Very sweet – reminds me of being a kid 🙂

  9. 9 MelodyA. May 5, 2008 at 5:57 am

    Well they look pretty all fancied up. Hope y’all have a much better week.

  10. 10 ksmcnulty May 5, 2008 at 6:01 am

    very cute, care. glad to hear everyone seems to be on the mend!

    HAPPY BIRTHDAY, CARE!!!!

  11. 11 Papa May 5, 2008 at 6:55 am

    Just using this format to wish you a HAPPY BIRTHDAY, Bean. Hope everything today goes your way.

    Love,
    Dad

  12. 12 Sassy May 5, 2008 at 7:08 am

    Very sweet Carrie. I hope this week proves to be a healthier one.
    Is today your birthday or somethin’? If so, we are coming over for some cake (hehe)
    Happy Wishes!!!

  13. 13 Christine May 5, 2008 at 7:27 am

    Adorable photo! The girls look so sweet. Hoping you feel better this week! No fun being sick!

  14. 14 kim May 5, 2008 at 8:11 am

    An adorable pic… hopefully this week will be better than last. Have an awesome day today…
    Happy Birthday!!!

  15. 15 Mom May 5, 2008 at 8:21 am

    Two things make this day so great, knowing that the girls are better. Then at this very moment 36 years ago I would be giving birth to my first wonderful, talented, loving, beautiful daughter. I am so blessed to have you Care in my life. Hope that you have a great day. Happy Birthday.
    Love you very much
    Mom

  16. 16 Christina May 5, 2008 at 9:10 am

    You didn’t tell us it’s your birthday today! HAPPY BIRTHDAY, Carrie!!! Hope you have a fabulous day with lots of special moments.

  17. 17 Erinne May 5, 2008 at 11:05 am

    Well wishes for you all!! That is terrible – what a sweetie though to still go on!

    and – I guess Happy Birthday to you!! Hope it’s wonderful.

  18. 18 Maggie May 5, 2008 at 11:57 am

    Hello, what is up with the hiding of the birthday? Surely you didn’t think that you were going to be able to pull that off!

    HAPPY BIRTHDAY!

  19. 19 Becoming Me May 5, 2008 at 3:52 pm

    What an adorable picture. I love the friendships between little girls. I’m sorry little Em had such a hard week.

  20. 20 Jaimee May 5, 2008 at 4:01 pm

    How adorable!!! They all look so sweet!

  21. 21 phyllis May 5, 2008 at 7:43 pm

    so wonderful…what a great shot! hope health returns in full force…

  22. 22 thelandofka May 6, 2008 at 1:59 pm

    What a great shot of Em and her comrades. They look like a happy bunch! I hope everyone is feeling better now.

  23. 23 arizaphale May 8, 2008 at 5:13 am

    Late as usual. Love the picture. What a trio of gorgeous gals!!! Sorry you’ve all been sick. The Spring Program sounds like typical school fare!!!All good fun.


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