4th Semi-Annual Small Group Snoozle!

on December 9, 2013 in Gal Stuff with 4 comments by

Since they were just baby freshmen, my college small group girls have spent the night at my house on the last night of the semester.

Little sweet freshmen sleeping.

Deliciously unhealthy snacks.

The most fun plans.

But they are growing up. No longer living in dorms, thinking it would be great just to sleep in a house. Some have moved away, one is hitched, some had to work early the next morning, one is studying abroad, all live in a real house with a comfy bed.

Times, they have been a-changin’.

But they still showed up with snacks and sleeping bags and happy hearts.

the gals

Aren’t they the cutest? Such grown-ups.

So we exchanged ornaments [as you know] and snacked. We were soft drink free, but we drank down some Everly.

everly

I’ve told you about Everly before- it’s a drink mix with natural ingredients and no calories and tons of flavor. I heart them mucho. I instagrammed about it and the dudes at Everly asked to be the official drink of Small Group Snoozles, which I guess that means we have our first official party sponsor. I dig.

A lot of you have mentioned wanting to try Everly, so the guys said that if you will use the code SNOOZLE when you order your own Everly and get free shipping (in the USA)! Pretty awesome. [The code lasts until December 31, just FYI.]

So we ate and drank and laughed and prayed and talked about our dreams for 2014. Then I surprised the girls and we headed off to the late showing of Frozen.

Um. Have y’all seen this movie? It is absolutely one of the best- I MEAN BEST- Disney movies ever. And, because we went to the last movie showing on a Tuesday night, we owned that joint.

theater gals

I mean. My people. Aren’t they hilarious?

And now they go home for Christmas. And when they come back, some will be seniors, all will be working while in school, our study-abroader will be home, and they will be on the downhill slide towards graduation.

If you need me, I’ll be over here feeling terribly sentimental for the next 12-18 months.

4 comments

  1. posted on Dec 09, 2013 at 10:13 AM  |  reply

    Love it!

  2. Erica G
    posted on Dec 09, 2013 at 2:45 PM  |  reply

    Erica here (your friend from Colorado… CCU, you know, we go way back)… college small group seniors is the best/worst thing ever. I cried for dayssss when my girls left last year. I seriously hear ya on this one. So glad you guys are keeping up all your traditions even though the times are changing. My girls are coming back for our annual “Christmas Morning” party next week – two are driving a few hours, some are flying in.. it’s serious business. Love it! So glad you guys had fun!

  3. posted on Dec 09, 2013 at 3:48 PM  |  reply

    Great now I am feeling all the sentiments. What an amazing opportunity.

  4. Joan
    posted on Dec 09, 2013 at 9:07 PM  |  reply

    Thank you Annie! My sweet girl is a part of your snoozle:) she is blessed… We are blessed … You are an answer to prayer for her and for us, her parents ! Thank you for loving these girls! They need you 🙂

Join the discussion

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Get a sneak peek of Annie’s latest book! Click the link to download two free chapters of Let’s All Be Brave.