Tuesday, December 30, 2008

Do you see what I see, way up in the sky Little Lamb?

Bailey can identify some body parts now,-this picture is in response to..."where's your tongue??"
Here is the fashion-ista in her tights, ballet skirt and lamb jacket....

Just thinking about it sends her into fits of giggles...
...Daddy helps her balance for exercise

Then she tells him the secret...


-of how exercise has helped her learn how to climb....
but it can wear a girl out!


More climbing...


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Thursday, December 25, 2008

It WAS a Merry Christmas!!!

Grandma's favorite gifts...


Twas the night before Christmas,....

And all through the house,

There were many creatures stirring...

Some as small as a mouse!





Bailey and mother in her new super soft, cuddley Christmas romper & polka dotted shoes!

Cooper & mother, anticipating the magic of Christmas...
Dad and his yearly Norman Rockwell calendar...The elves are getting things ready... Dressed for church, check out Cooper's argyle socks!!!

...I would LOVE to know what Bailey is thinking...!


I think it's ...silly boys!

Church is over, dinner over, PJ's on...ready for GIFTS!!!Santa-Baby!!! (ps. I made scarves for the girls...) Captain Grandpa and his first mate, Cooper...

Chrismas cheer!!
One of Bailey's favorite gifts,...she examines her baby all over!

One of Cooper's favorite gifts, a light-up frog...

Uncle Tim reading a new pop-up book to Bailey...
Uncle Mike cuddling a very tired Cooper...

Giving hugs and spreading a little joy...(watch video below...)



Controversy about who has the prettiest Christmas tree...



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I wanted Mike to get a video of Bailey waving to Abby, her new doll...

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Mike had just told us Bailey gives hugs to everyone but him....Merry Christmas!!!

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Thursday, December 18, 2008

Thankyou, Mr. Postman!!!

Got new pictures today from Mike & Lori...Bailey likes the festive snowmen decorating the house for Christmas and carries them around for dolls, according to her father...The other night, she even wanted to take them all out to dinner....her dad suggested that she take just one,....guess who won??? (Mike, I can see your tonsils....) These were taken Thanksgiving by Lori... Cousins play together...Wouldn't you like to see Bailey's face too???Looking at family pictures of when they were born...
Lori sent a note with this one saying that
Bailey had just been scolded for playing with a cord and she is pouting....but isn't she still stinkin' cute??
There was more snow at their house than here...

Christmas Cheer...Happy Holidays!!!!

Friday, December 12, 2008

Larry and the Vandellas...

See the HAPPY man....Annette (Nettie) from the original Vandellas....("Dancing in the Street", among many...) was in town this week and Dan Simmons brought her into Starkey Glass to see Larry knowing he is a huge fan...

He was thrilled to meet her and had her telling lots of neat stories about her concerts! Nettie is the center diva below...
She is coming back in late December and has promised to take Larry out to dinner to tell more stories.

Ohhhh Lordy, .....he is SURE enjoying this!

Saturday, December 6, 2008

Oh, the weather outside is frightful....

We decided to meet in Columbus for some Christmas shopping today. The weather outside was frightful! A big, grey cloud was over the sky and it SNOWED! But it really put us in the Christmas mood....

We had lunch and Cooper was so funny! He was on his best behaviour for a while...


Then, he decided to "smoke" his french fries...
Aunt Chelsea was not helping the issue with giggling...Then we wandered the mall for a while, mingling with all the shoppers and finding treasures for each other...

-until the Grinch set in, and it was time to go home!
(PS...the beautiful blanket he has was knit by my sainted mother....I'm sure she smiles down with angel kisses every time he picks up his favorite thing!)

Monday, December 1, 2008

Tis' the Season...

The tree is up...and the reindeer
are ready!!!


Here are the "lost" videos from thanksgiving...


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