S: Addyson Lynne, Age 1 Year to 2 Years, December 2007 through November 2008
FC: Our Baby Girl | Age 1 Year to 2 Years | Addyson Lynne
1: Made for Addyson With Love. - Mom- | Published in 2011
2: December 2007
3: Addyson didn't dig into her smash cake at her birthday party, so we gave it to her a few days later when there were less people around. She really enjoyed it then. | Finally Digging In
4: Denver Zoo Lights December 15, 2007 | Addyson experienced Zoo Lights for the first time. We all had to bundle up because it was really COLD out that night. We even got to meet Mr. and Mrs. Clause.
5: December 2007 | Mom took Addyson to see the Santa at the Foothills Fashion Mall. Addyson didn't want anything to do with him, so Mom had to sit with her for a photo.
6: Christmas at Home December 24, 2007 Santa left a lot of fun gifts, including Tina the Tiger, Pat the Gorilla, and a kitchen stocked with food.
8: Christmas with the Mayhews | December 25, 2007
9: Uncle Brad got Addyson the Po-Knee horse for Christmas and she got SO excited.
10: Standing Everywhere | January 2008
11: Just Plain Cute January 2008
12: Super Bowl Sunday February 3, 2008 | Addyson didn't watch the actual Super Bowl, but we instead tuned into the Puppy Bowl on Animal Planet.
13: Valentine's Day Photo Shoot February 9, 2008 In what has since been a tradition, Mom set up a little photo shoot of Addyson at home. The idea was to get a really cute photo to have made into a puzzle. We then crumbled the puzzles and sent each set of grandparents one in the mail. They loved them.
14: Playin' at the Park | February 2008
15: Another Zoo Day February 24, 2008 | Each time we took Addyson to the zoo, she was much more alert and interested.
16: Officially Walking February 16, 2008 It was in February of 2008 that Addyson officially started walking on her own. Those first few steps were pretty wobbly, but she was so proud of herself once she figured it out. Then we had to really keep up with her.
17: What a Big Helper February 23, 2008 We were working on finishing our basement and had just finished drywalling. Mom was cleaning and Addyson decided she should help, too.
18: February 2008 Addyson really started to become active. She LOVED playing with Little People and even had a friend named Gabriella come over to play.
19: Addyson did at one point during the month get sick with a pretty bad cold. But she bounced right back and was her usual happy self in no time.
20: Basement Complete March 14, 2008 After months of hard work, our basement finishing project was complete. Just in time, too. As Addyson became more mobile, the giant play room gave her the room to run when the weather wouldn't allow. Even Mia loved the finished product. Addyson's favorite part was the reading corner we created especially for her.
21: Random March 2008 Fun
22: Meeting the Easter Bunny for the First Time | Just in Time for Easter | March 17, 2008
23: Look, the Easter Bunny Came to Our House... March 23, 2008
24: More Gems from March 2008
26: Denver Zoo April 5, 2008 What can we say? Addyson loved the zoo.
27: Benson Sculpture Park April 13, 2008
28: Addyson's New Ride April 2008 Although it was still too cold outside to take it out, Addyson got to put some miles on it in the newly finished basement.
29: Let the Potty Training Begin April 12, 2008 Addyson had been showing an interest in potty training, so Dad bought her a training potty. We called it the 'Pooh Pot' because it had Winnie the Pooh on it.
30: Dad's Old Lego Table | After doing a little research, Mom and Dad found out that Duplo sized Lego's fit perfectly on the smaller Lego bases. Therefore, Addyson was able to use Dad's old table to build on. She LOVED it.
31: Addyson and Mia
32: The BIG Announcement... April 23, 2008 Addyson was going to be a big sister. Mom and Dad made her a special shirt to wear so we could take the grandparents out for ice cream and surprise them. It was a big hit.
33: Addyson will be a fantastic helper when the baby arrives in December 2008 | Wonderful Big-Sister-To-Be
34: May 2008
37: June 2008 | At Addyson's 18 month checkup with the pediatrician, she weighed 19 pounds 9 ounces and was 31.5 inches tall.
38: Addyson's First Carnival | June 28 and June 29, 2008 | Mom and Dad ran into this carnival in the parking lot of the Fort Collins Foothills Fashion Mall. The whole family decided to go back the next day with Nana and Papa. We had a great time.
39: Then we went back on June 29th with Grandma and Grandpa. Look at all of that game loot... | Mom and Dad wanted to get Addyson used to the rides for our trip to Disneyworld that October.
40: Look What Mom Found... July 11, 2008 Mom loves finding deals. So when she spotted this at a second hand store, we brought it home right away. Addyson was in heaven.
41: Playin' in the Sprinkler July 15, 2008
42: Outdoor Concerts in the Park | Play Dough | Picnics and Museum Visits | July 2008 Brought About...
43: Lots of Sunny Days | Home Made Slushes | Bathtub Crayons
44: Larimer County Fair & Rodeo | Addyson got to experience the fair rides with Dad and Auntie Kristen White. She had a fantastic time.
45: August 3, 2008 | Addyson's favorite part of the fair was the ferris wheel. She was so brave at the top.
46: First Haircut August 22, 2008 Lollilocks Hair Salon Addyson was nervous at first, but really did well.
47: Forward Facing Diva August 11, 2008
48: New West Fest August 17, 2008 Lots of good music, food, and fun make this a great annual tradition.
49: August 2008
50: It's Fun to Dress Up September 2008 Every year in early September, the used children's store begins selling their used costumes. Mom brought a few home for play and to try and find something for Halloween.
51: Fun at the Park Addyson was becoming much more independent
52: No Such Thing as Too Many Zoo Trips September 27, 2008 | Addyson started to favor certain animals, such as the giraffes and the elephants. She loved riding the carousel and loved hanging out with Uncle Brad.
53: September 2008
54: Disneyworld 2008 | After a 4 hour plane ride, we arrived in Florida on October 11, 2008. Addyson had no idea where we were or the fun that we were about to have.
55: We had been watching Disney movies the two weeks leading up to our trip. Imagine her surprise when there was a real castle...she could not take her eyes off of it. Her eyes just sparkled. The photo below is her 'seeing-the-castle-for-the-first-time' look.
56: Disneyworld October 12, 2008 | We went to Hollywood Studios where Addyson got to crawl around in the Honey I Shrunk the Kid playset.
57: Addyson's favorite character this trip was Donald Duck. She also really enjoyed meeting Handy Manny.
58: Disneyworld October 12, 2008
59: Meeting the Princesses October 12, 2008 | Addyson was SO excited to meet the princesses that she cried when she met Cinderella. It's hard meeting your idol.
60: Disneyworld October 13, 2008 | We went to Epcot and spent some time waiting in line at the character spot. We met Mickey, Donald, Pluto, Minnie, Goofy, and Marie from Aristocats.
61: It rained a little that day, so we had to wear our ponchos. Addyson got to buy a Mickey head dog tag necklace, which she wore the rest of the trip.
62: Disneyworld October 13, 2008 | We went to Downtown Disney and did a little shopping. Addyson got to pick out a Cinderella doll.
63: Disneyworld October 14, 2008 We went to Animal Kingdom and Addyson met Pooh Bear, Tigger, and Eeyore.
64: Disneyworld 2008 | Our resort was fantastic. We stayed at the All Star Movies Resort. It included free bus transportation to the parks and had a bunch of neat statues to look at.
65: We spent a day at our resort, exploring and swimming.
66: Disneyworld October 15, 2008 Addyson got to pick out her Mickey ears that morning.
67: Addyson's favorite ride at the Magic Kingdom was the magic carpets. The camel even spits at you.
68: Disneyworld October 16, 2008 We got to have one last day of fun and Addyson met Jasmine and Aladdin. Then we had to wave goodbye to the castle.
69: Addyson slept really well that night and did a great job on the plane the next day.
71: October 2008
72: Pumpkin Patch October 24, 2008
73: Time to Carve those Pumpkins October 27, 2008 Addyson really dug in this year.
74: Hello Toddler Bed October 31, 2008 | We turned Addyson's crib into a toddler bed. She slept so much better when she had a quilt to sleep under.
75: Halloween Addyson got to pick out her Halloween costume while we were in Disneyworld. We went trick-or-treating at the grandparents' houses on October 30th and she went around the neighborhood for the first time on October 31st with Dad.
76: November 2008
77: Decorating for Christmas November 2008 Addyson really enjoyed decorating for the holidays this year.
78: Addyson's 2nd Birthday
79: We had a really small but nice party this year. Addyson got to choose what kind of cake she wanted, and she of course chose a princess cake.
80: Addyson's 2 Year Photo Shoot | At Addyson's 2 year check up with the pediatrician, she was 22 pounds 15 ounces and was 34.5 inches tall.