Sunday, February 21, 2010

flying high

Bella had a big first this week.

Her first airplane ride!

Actually her first four plane rides – ugh!

We went to California to see my beautiful Aunt Shelley. It was a difficult trip (to say the least) but I’m so happy we went and am glad Bella and my Aunt (aka Grandma #3) were able to meet!


Bella was such a good girl on the plane! She cried a little when the pressure was a bit much and her ears hurt (all of our ears were hurting!)



On the way home she slept … in my arms.

(Please excuse the horrible pictures of me … it had been a long day!)

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Bella also stayed in a hotel for the first time and LOVED room service! She was crawling all over us to get a bite of turkey (or anything she could get her little hands on!)

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Along with meeting my Aunt Shelley, Bella also met some more of our family!

Here she is with my mom’s cousin Mark. Isn’t this a great photo??


And playing (and crying) with Zach!

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We got home from CA and Tyler had a birthday surprise for me! Beautiful flowers and gifts from him and Bella!


That cheered me up a bit … so the 3 of us celebrated my birthday at 12:03am on my actual birthday!

Bella and I spent some time with my grandma and we visited my grandpa who is in the hospital & had a delicious birthday lunch in the hospital cafeteria! :)

Later that night Tyler, Bella and I had a yummy dinner together!


In other news:

Bella eats bananas now! She only eats them if she can bite pieces off the banana.  She doesn’t like to eat cut pieces. Funny girl.



And we tried a new hair “style”. What do you think? HA!IMG_1337      

Monday, February 15, 2010

My Valentine

Yesterday we celebrated Valentine’s Day

We celebrated love

And we have a lot of it!

We started the morning with pancakes! Mommy made special milk and soy free pancakes in heart shapes for Bella & Daddy made yummy pancakes for Mommy and Daddy to enjoy!

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Bella got a sweet pink puppy from Mommy and Daddy!

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We went to Aunt Jen & Uncle Brad’s house for lunch and had a lot of fun playing with John and the family!

Bella enjoyed her first taste of pizza!

We found an American Flavor Vegan Rice “cheese” which she actually liked!

Here’s our little Red Riding Hood all ready to go!


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We went to the Stark’s for dinner and Bella made some new dog friends. :)


Bella enjoyed her time with Grams, as always!



We had a fabulous day!

Saturday, February 13, 2010


We had a winter storm a few days ago (as if you haven’t heard!) and got a record 12.5 inches of snow last Friday! Tyler, Bella and I enjoyed the snow and Daddy’s day off from work on Friday!

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Our neighbor let us borrow their sled to take photos of Bella. We did. She wasn’t thrilled.  Especially once the sled started moving!

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I think Bella prefers to be indoors … and warm!