S: Benjamin Luke and Ella Marie Volume III
BC: Ben at 2 years Ella at 6 months
FC: Ben and Ella 2011-2012 | Welcome baby
1: Isabella Marie Waddell
2: August 22nd arrived and it was time to head to the hospital.
3: Ella was born at 9:18 a.m. She was 7 lbs. 2 oz.
5: Our sweet little girl finally arrived. We were all so excited to meet her.
6: FIRST DAYS HOME
7: We drove to Rochester after leaving the hospital. We had to escape from hurricane Irene. | Ella got to meet her Great-Grandpa Phil
8: Ben and Daddy had a great time visiting the Sesame Street Museum
10: They're definitely
12: After visiting with family we headed back to CT.
13: Our first month home was filled with fun.
14: In October we went apple and pumpkin picking.
16: On Halloween it was time for trick-or-treating with friends. Ben had a great time as Mickey mouse. Ella was Eeyore.
18: Ella at three months
22: "Although it's been said, many times, many ways, Merry Christmas to you!"
25: We headed to FL in January to attended our cousin Patti's wedding.
27: Enjoying the reception with family
28: Cousins unite!
30: We celebrated Kristen's birthday. There was even a pinata!
34: By January of 2012 we had settled into our new home.
35: Ben loved the snow
36: We're so cute!
38: Surprise!!! Guess who's 60. | April
39: Ready, Set, Blow!
40: We spent a day at Universal Studios | We couldn't miss Harry Potter!
41: We even stopped by my old fake apartment. | Bill was the only one brave enough to take on the coaster.
42: Relaxing by the pool.
44: Enjoying the FL sun.
45: We even had an Easter egg hunt.
46: Bunnies are brown. Bunnies are white. Bunnies are always An Easter delight. Bunnies are cuddly The large and the small. But I like chocolate one The best of them all.
47: April was filled with Easter smiles
49: Hip Hip Hooray. May was Ben's 3rd birthday!
50: We all enjoyed the Memorial Day Parade.
54: J | e | n | a | n | d | T | o | m | s | W | e | d | d | i | n | g
55: Visiting the NYC crew in June
56: In August Ella turned one
58: Look At All These Presents, I Can Handle This
59: Meema and Poppie came to visit in August
60: Enjoying Wilcox Park in September
61: The Big E
63: It's October which means...Pumpkins and Fall-0-Ween
64: FAMILY | happy | Too cute to spook, but not TOO sweet to trick or treat.
66: Fun times in November
67: After Thanksgiving we had to see Santa come to Westerly
68: The family came to visit in December. We took a trip to Plymouth, MA
70: Christmas at the Edaville Railroad
71: Family Is The Best Part Of
72: merry | Being together is the best gift of all.
74: merry | even in NYC
75: Christmas Eve and Morning
76: It was a snowy December. Ella was not amused.