It's a whole new world being able to make friends online, one I'm grateful for. But even better is turning those virtual relationships into real, flesh-and-blood friendships with people you can see. And hug! We became friends with this family over our computers, and how blessed we've been by them.
But when it looked like they would be coming to town for the Focus on Marriage simulcast, we were thrilled to be able to host them in person.
And for that, nothing less than the orangest of flowers (and the saltiest of hummus) would do.
These beauties were front and center, along with these.
That's another thing about the internet, and especially mom blogs -- you get to know quirky details about things early on in friendships. Things like favorite flowers and favorite colors. So for this dinner, the color of gerberas was orange. (To read part 3, click here.)