Tuesday, January 27, 2009

Victoria's Birthday Dinner

This is supposed to be a video of Victoria's birthday dinner. (If I can ever figure out how to do such a thing!) We had Brad's parents and siblings over that night. We so wish all our family could have come, but our house was busting at the seams with 19 people! A good time was had by all, I hope.

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This is her morning celebration. Dad's special pancake in the shape of a one with a candle. She had no idea what to do with that candle. I thought for sure she would burn herself. But she was soooo sleepy still. She's not a morning person. (Just like me, whoops!) I guess we could have given her a few more minutes to wake up, but as soon as she was awake, the kids wanted to SING!

What do you think of her outfit for church? Brad made fun of it, saying ot looked like a punk rocker from the early 80's. I thought it was darling!

I can't believe she is a whole year already! Victoria, you bring so many blessings to our family. Thank you for your gentle ways and sweet spirit. You are adored!

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DON'T TAKE AWAY MY GLOW WORM!!!! This seems to be Victoria's favorite gift from her birthday. Grandma Leavitt sure picked a winner! Brad was trying to feed her breakfast Monday morning, and she would get so upset when he tried to take the toy away. She didn't want to give it up for anything! She enjoyed opening all her presents and didn't even show particular preference for any of them until the next morning. Monday was celebrated as Glow Worm Day. Thanks for all her well wishes. We will post more later.
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Friday, January 23, 2009

New photo software

Another cute shot of Victoria. I am trying to figure out my new Picassa software. So this is a learning experience. Sarah told me the software was eay to use and so far she is right! (Much easier than what we were using.) Brad took this picture a few days ago and I tweeked it in Picassa. I love the sepia tones and how I could blur the edges. I guess with the right software, sharing photos and our ativities will be a snap.
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Thursday, January 22, 2009

Be gentle. I am new at this.

I really enjoy reading my family and friends' blogs! And I do have some really cute pictures of my kids gathered. But, they are not blessing anyone sitting on my computer! Not even me! So, I will try this and see if I can keep anyone who cares updated on our crazy busy and exciting lives.

To begin with, I will show you the picture I have on my desktop right now. It is Victoria making her "oooooooh" face Christmas morning. She makes this face ALL the time. I can see the wheels turning. WOW! Life through a child's eyes is just so exciting. I LOVE IT!

I can't believe my baby will be a whole year old this Sunday. It has gone by so fast. She's not a little baby anymore. She even walks (although on her KNEES!). I have so enjoyed my fourth baby. She may be my last, so I want to hold on to these precious memories as much as possible. She has blessed our family so much.