Wednesday, October 19, 2011

Moms Afternoon Out!

Us moms attended a great event benefiting a local shelter for mothers and children! 
We got to enjoy a nice lunch without the kids and also help for a great cause! 
The table settings were perfect for fall...
We started with an AMAZING pumpkin soup...I must figure out the recipe...
It was like a pumpkin pie tasting soup...HEAVEN!

I did not take a picture of the salad because it was a little boring and not so great...
Dessert was a plate of cake balls...YUMMM!
 I had such a great day with the ladies...

We did a birthday party this past spring for the kids of the shelter..
and this is where I fell in LOVE with this organization...
These little ones are the REASON why...
I also think the reason it melts my heart is the fact that these moms are taking a step to make their lives and their children's lives better.
I mean seriously...life throws so many obstacles at us and it is all about how we react...
These women are not letting anything get in their way of achieving a better life for their family...
They love their children just as much as all of us do and
I could feel their love by spending the afternoon with them for this birthday party...

Is there a shelter in your town that you can help?
If so I would definitely recommend it!
Just a donation of your time is worth so much to them!
xoxo


3 comments:

  1. aw this made me tear up. when i see children, these sweet faces... makes you want to give them the world you know. i hope they continue smiling for a long long time. how wonderful of you to do this as well!!

    makes me love you even MORE (if that's possible!)

    p.s. you look great!

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  2. im sorry can this post get any cuter? amazing table decor, yummy food and cute babies.....i want to come! ;)

    such a cute blog!!

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  3. Actually I was just thinking about this the other day. My granny makes a lot of donations and knits a lot of things for a womans shelter in her town, and I wanna do the same! {Once I learn to knit}.

    This Christmas Matt & I are planning on donating groceries, and toys of course, to the food bank {since our town doesn't actually have a woman's shelter}.

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