Monday, December 30, 2013

A Very Merry 1st Christmas

It will be very difficult to put into words how great this Christmas has been!  So I will tell our Christmas events through pictures.  But first lets talk about that front tooth you got for Christmas…that’s right!  You literally got your two front teeth for Christmas.  One of them broke through Christmas night and the other made an appearance last night.  It has to be so painful!  You cry and it’s hard for Mom and Dad to console you.  Orajel has kind of been a life saver.  These two front teeth bring in a total of 4 teeth for you!  Bless your heart!

We usually begin our Christmas events with shopping for angels. Nana and Papaw, me, you and Daddy all do our own shopping and really have a great system down. We each get an angel and this year we got all girls.  You did a great job shopping and will one day understand the importance of giving as part of the Christmas spirit.  I wish I snapped your picture in the cart but I forgot.  Will plan to do that next year.

Our first Christmas gathering was at Auntie Karen and Uncle JK’s house for the Goins Christmas.  We decorated small cakes to celebrate JK, Jase, Ian and even baby Jesus’ birthday.  We then had a delicious meal and opened gifts. 

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Wesley, Auntie and Uncle JK gave you a very special baby…a Bitty Baby.  And she looks a lot like you with her blonde hair and blue eyes.  I think you are going to love playing with baby dolls!

Next, we did Christmas with Nana, Papaw and Nim.  “Let the spoiling continue!”

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And then we went to Riley and Harper’s for the Gillis Christmas at their house.  We had lots of great food and more gifts!

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And guess what?!?!  Santa came to see you!  You must have been a really good baby this year:)

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You acted a little shy about it all first but then you figured it out!

And as if there was any question….you look like your Daddy.  We took your picture in his pj’s from over 30 years ago.

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We last had the Hines, Shirron and Herbie Christmas.  It’s always a good time!  You have a big time with Reagan and Madison.


Merry Christmas sweet baby!  Now we can’t wait to see your reaction to Christmas next year!  This year you pretty much left the tree alone and seemed to love Santa.  We’ll see about all of that next year!

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Sunday, December 8, 2013

Whew November!

We had a big November!  Allow me to share some video’s.


We took some flowers to Non’s grave for her birthday on the 1st.  Wesley was waving up a storm that day so I decided to take her video with the new fall flowers.  Isn’t she the best!  I know Mom would agree!

This next video takes the cake!  We put up our brand new Christmas tree on Tuesday Nov. 26.  I was excited to see it and have it decorated for us to enjoy for several weeks.  Wesley must have been excited about it too because she started crawling the night we put it up!  Just over 10 months old.  Perfect timing baby!

I love how she gets her foot up there!  It’s like she was ready to take off running.  Slow down baby girl!  We want to enjoy every little step you take…for a long, long time!

PS Excuse the “My first Boo”  bib…It is November.  Like I said, enjoying everything for longer:)

I’m going to be really disappointed if these videos won’t open when I post this!  Maybe you can watch them if you click on YouTube in the bottom right corner of video box?????