This package was from the Rabb Family. And what a seriously nice surprise! We even got a little note from Tracie describing how and where she first met us and when she started reading about Jake's Journey. (I passed her a Believe card of Jake's at the mall in Memphis, which asked people to visit his site and pray for him. You know, I'm shy like that!)
They were pretty psyched, to say the least.
It was a whirlwind of excitement as I let em rip it all open.
Tracie, you know the way to my kids' hearts!
And then came the "big guns".... twirling ballerinas that spin in the water and shoot water out of their crowns. DUDE!
Can you tell Ellie Sue is mesmerized!?
I made Gabbi put some clothes on, so now I have a few close ups to share of her too!
And I got THIS! I love it! Ellie took this photo. I had to maneuver myself to get in the frame.
Possibly the thing that made me the proudest was when we were all done opening the gifts, Ellie said, "MOm, we should send her a thank you note." I've never been prouder!
And, Tracie, just let me tell you... it is so fun to get a package in the mail around here! We ALL THREE get excited! So, thanks for the big surprise! we appreciate you!
P.S. Please, please, please forgive me when I tell the person who knitted the three of us the cutest hats in awesomely fun colors that I lost the info to send you a thank you too! Please reveal yourself to me again! I am embarassed. We have photos of the hats too! And appreciate your thoughtfulness.