Tales of a Visit with a Kitchen Witch, a Peaceful Soul, and a Mama Named Jorje

May 18th, 2012 by Dionna | 8 Comments
Posted in Just for Fun/Miscellaneous, My Family, Video/Interactive Posts

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In early May my family traveled about 3.5 hours to visit three of my favorite mamas. I’ve gotten to know these women – Amy of Presence Parenting, Jorje of Momma Jorje, and Joni Rae of Tales of a Kitchen Witch – through our work together at Natural Parents Network.

We had a blast! We got together on Saturday for a picnic and playtime at a local park.

Ailia and Spencer (Jorje’s son who is one month younger than Ailia) were particularly happy about park time.

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Joni Rae did some beautiful henna on Amy’s gorgeous pregnant belly.

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Amy’s husband, Michael, graciously manned the grill and cooked us some delicious food. I wish I had taken some pictures of all of the kids playing, but I was too enamored by babies. Here’s another gratuitous cute baby picture for you:

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On Sunday, Tom and Kieran dropped me off to spend time with the girls while they went to a baseball game. I ate entirely too much chocolate dip (nom nom!), enjoyed chatting with friends, and Ailia loved being snuggled by Jorje and Joni Rae. She also impressed everyone with her screeching skills.

We also got pictures of both Jorje and Joni Rae nursing, which I will let them share.

It feels so good to have amazing friends that I can connect with online and in person.

Have you ever met “online” friends? How did it go?

8 Responses to:
"Tales of a Visit with a Kitchen Witch, a Peaceful Soul, and a Mama Named Jorje"

  1. Momma Jorje   MommaJorje

    It was so fun! Great to see everyone again! I’m already anxious for our next visit.

  2. Crunchy Con Mommy   crunchyconmom

    Looks like a blast! My son loved the baby video (he keeps asking me to go get him a baby brother or sister, lol)

  3. Lauren @ Hobo Mama   Hobo_Mama

    Ah, jealous! I mean, I have my share of awesome bloggy friends around these parts, but I’ve got to meet YOU and these other lovely ladies (and babies!!) sometime. Soon.

  4. Claire Toplis   needaphone

    What a lovely blog you have. I am glad I found it x

  5. Alinka   AlinkaRutkowska

    Wow this looks like the perfect day! :) I actually have met several people online back when I was single and childless and they were all very sophisticated, inspiring, great folks. I’ve only had positive experiences and I would now love to meet other mommies! :)

  6. Charise@I Thought I Knew Mama   ithoughtiknewma

    So glad you all had fun!

  7. Melodie   bfmom

    I just met Amy from Anktangle today. So FUN! I LOVE to meet online friends. Third one now I think. A definite must do and good excuse to travel!

  8. Danielle   instolenmoments

    LOVE LOVE LOVE that picture of your little one in my sunshine shirt!!! That color suits her!!

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