Sunday, May 30, 2010

Summer Fun

We still have 2 days left of our long weekend and we’ve already had so much fun!

Friday night we went to Auntie Em’s and Uncle Jer’s for a BBQ and swimming.  Bella managed to eat everything in sight, including some yummy watermelon.


Saturday morning we went to Grandma and Grandpa’s house and tried out one of her new bathing suits & swam with John!

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Saturday night we went to the Botanical Gardens for Concerts in the Park and enjoyed Asleep at the Wheel.


We had so much fun and celebrated Lacy’s birthday in style!


We had bubbles, lots of yummy food, snacks and cupcakes!

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There was dancing with Daddy.


Lots of laughter!

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Glowing necklaces & bracelets!


Clapping to the music!


And even fireworks!

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Wednesday, May 26, 2010

Rough Life

Last weekend we went to Grandma & Grandpa’s to swim & play!


Bella had a blast in the pool and rocked her new bathing suit and shark shoes!

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Miss  Madison came over to visit!


And all of the babies bathed together. :)


Bella thought that was hilarious!

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Yesterday we got some fun crayons at Playgroup. She thought the blue one was particularly tasty!

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She lounged with some goldfish while strolling through Lowes.


This morning she hung out with her BFF … Mommy!

(can you tell it was in the morning .. before clothes and brushing our hair?)


She ate her favorite snack – raisins – and shared them with Toby!


And Mommy.


We played Lego's and with her dollhouse.


Then crawled in and out of her new bed!  (which she isn’t sleeping in yet … we haven’t been brave enough to try it)

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Such a rough life Bella has!

Friday, May 14, 2010

Head over Heels

IMG_2555Its funny how I didn’t think it was possible to love Bella more than I already do.

Every day she finds a       way to capture another piece of my heart!

This morning I picked her up from her crib when she woke up. She wrapped her arms around me tightly and I feel her chubby little hand patting me on the back as she rests her head on my should.

Then she picked her head up … smiled at me and I kissed her.

{my heart melts}

Her smile is adorable.


Her laugh is infectious! She squints her eyes (almost shut), opens her eyes and throws her head back.

She talks all the time! Chatting in some foreign language about her day … about life.

She has her “baby” (aka bunny blanket) all the time.  She now feeds her at dinner.

This morning she saw Toby and gently pet him and gave him a kiss.  Then she took her baby’s hand and let her baby pet Toby.

She’s getting good at walking but still LOVES to be held.

She is impatient. She loves to eat … a lot!

She’s silly.


She gets the hiccups when she laughs a lot.

She loves to take a bath and splash! And loves to splash in Purdy’s water bowl more than anything.

Recently she started growling … in a sweet/non-threatening way.

When she sits in my lap she turns around every so often to look up at me with those big brown eyes and smile.

She’s our little love bug and we adore her!