Friday, November 18, 2011

Let's try this again...apparently I can't successfully complete 2 simple steps!

When you're ready to make your family holiday card you should check out Tiny Prints. They've got a lot of original holiday card designs that you're sure to love! I'm leaning heavily towards a tri-folded card like the International Color card. Isn't it super cute??
So get to shopping and make sure to HAVE FUN while making your Christmas card!!! I can't wait to see which design you pick!!!

Thursday, November 17, 2011

Calling all Christmas card lovers!!

It's that time of year again and I AM SO EXCITED!!!! My family comes to town next week for the Thanksgiving holiday, my hubby is taking the WHOLE week off, my new camera lens came in and I have three photo sessions booked this weekend so I will get to do what I love....capture "love" on camera and bless families with timeless memories! In my spare time (haha!) I will also be making our 2011 family Christmas card and Tiny Prints has some beautiful and spunky designs to choose from. Here are some of my favs:
Christmas Cards Flakes of Joy - Front : Ruby
Flat Holiday Photo Cards Colorful Tape - Front : Clover
Flat Holiday Photo Cards Joyful Highlights - Front : White

Love it!

If you like their designs and like free stuff, check out their website because they have a pretty awesome giveaway going on right now. If you blog about their company and products, they will give you 50 free holiday cards of your choice! Just blog (aka "brag" - which is not hard to do because their product designs speak for themselves!) and fill out this form. When you get your free cards, mail me one! :)

Let the holiday season begin!!!!!

Monday, November 7, 2011

David saying Dada for the first time!


The moment we've all been waiting for...David speaks! ;)

Wednesday, November 2, 2011

Fall Photoshoot

I LOVE this time of year!!! I love the leaves changing colors (not so much in Dallas, but in other parts of the country!), I love wearing long sleeved shirts and light jackets, I love opening the windows and hearing the wind blowing outside....but most of all, I love my family and the Fall season just makes spending time with them feel so good!!!

I had high hopes for today's photo shoot because there was one particular shot that I really wanted to get with all three kids but....it took me so long to get everybody ready and fed that it was David's nap time by the time we got to our destination so he passed out after about ten minutes. However, we came away with some pretty great pictures if I do say so myself! Enjoy and Happy Fall everyone!!!!
Sisters!
My Ella
My Eden

I don't like this picture....she looks WAY too old!!!!
Someone honked their car horn and it scared Eden so she grabbed hold of Ella. I couldn't resist snapping the shot so I could capture the scared look on her face. Kind of mean....but so sweet that she trusted Ella to protect her!
And then Ella started tickling her...of course :)
Little girl feet! I wanted to get a shot of all three feet, but David was asleep by this time.
Eden has awesome hair....I'm jealous!
And then Eden got sleepy...
Pretty baby girl!
Eden looks miserable in this shot, but I like that all three are in it
David Allen playing in the leaves

Once again.....HAPPY FALL!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Monday, October 31, 2011

Happy Halloween!!!

Two little princesses and one super cute Woody! This is the only picture of the three of them all looking at the camera. The girls just wanted to get the trick-or-treating started! (Guess who put on her own lipstick????)
Auntie Ashley and her little man! She came over on Sunday to get help making her vest for her work costume, so we tried her hat on David and that is why we decided last minute to dress him the same. The hat is just way too cute on him!!!
Sleepy boy
Precious!
Love this one!
And this one!
But most of all, this one! :)
G.I. Joe (daddy) and Woody
Ashley and I ran to Party City yesterday and came home with David's costume. Not sure if he loved it but he sure did look cute! Check out those muscles! :)

And then there's me.....no costume other than a witch hat that I found in the garage. I was way too busy getting everyone else ready, but the girls had a great Halloween and that is all that matters! Hope yours was great too!

Monday, October 24, 2011

8 months old!!

Hello eight months!!! Little man is growing like a weed and I love it! Well, I don't love that I am watching my baby boy turn into a toddler, but I definitely love watching his personality develop each and every day. He is awesome.....just awesome! He loves his sisters, loves his jumperoo and recently he has found his vocal chords so he loves to squeal at the top of his lungs! :)

Watch out world....here I come!
He can now sit up really good on his own and I just love sitting him in the middle of the living room floor with the girls and his toys. His face lights up and I can just tell that he thinks he is such a big boy!

Eden still adores him and cannot stand to give him space. It's pretty cute.
He listens to her every word. I can't wait to see how their relationship will grow over the years. I can totally see them being best friends when they are adults. I actually pray that they have a close relationship because I don't know what I'd do without my sister.
We've had to bust out the pack-n-play and use it as an actual play pen. Another "first" for this month is crawling!!! I've never seen a baby army crawl as fast as David can! Just put a wire or cord of any kind in front of him and off he goes! He is obsessed with our laptop cords. Tonight David (daddy) and I had to spank Baby David's hand several times but he just kept crawling back. We'll keep trying....
And here is his famous "Grinch" smile! Not sure where he learned it, but it is the funniest thing ever! He crinkles up his little button nose, tilts his head up to the sky and just smiles away! I love it!
This is his sleepy look. You don't have to guess when he is tired. He'll let you know as soon as he's ready to be put to bed....which is great because all you have to do is lay him down and he either talks himself to sleep or sucks his thumb until he falls asleep. It makes bedtime super easy!
Here's the first Grinch smile that I caught on camera. I think his super expressive eyebrows make the smile! He can make an upside down "V" with them!
Here he is about ten minutes later showing Auntie Ashley his new smile. We were all laughing really hard!
I took him outside today and snapped a few pictures of him on the front porch. Couldn't resist making a little black and white photo line of my boy and his pumpkins.



And now he's had enough.

This is Auntie Ashley's favorite pose these days. He just kind of props himself up on one leg and plays with his toys.....or my bathrobe. :)
Up on all fours.....

.....and away he goes!!! There's no turning back now!!!!