1: Alexis, May you always carry my love for you in your heart wherever life takes you. I love you more and more everyday. Aunt Katie (and family) xoxo
2: Labor of Love March 4, 1990 I witnessed your birth. A bit of heaven sprinkled down to earth. You were your mother's labor of love. A tiny package sent from God above. Looking into your brown eyes, I realized this was the greatest prize. With such a sweet face, it wasn't long and you were in dresses with lace. Inch by inch, I watched you grow and GROW making sure to never miss your plays or dance shows. Soon your dolls and toys were set aside. I realized then that I couldn't keep you little no matter how hard I tried. My heart yearned to relive your milestones and younger years when I bravely conquered your childhood fears. Those memories will forever be in my heart. They are the links that keep us together, not apart. I LOVE YOU as if you were my own. This will never change because you're grown. Being your aunt has always been my treasure. It's a priceless amount that nobody can measure. | . | . | . | .
6: Newborn | 18 years old | "A child fills a place in your heart | you never knew was empty."
7: Bundle of joy
8: aternity | M | Alexis Brooke March 4, 1990 6:08 a.m. 6 lbs. 12.5 oz. 19 inches
9: Visitors | The | Uncle Kelly | Aunt KayLynn | Grandma | Grandpa
10: First | Eggstra Special | Easter
12: 3 months
13: Baptized June 9, 1990 | +
16: My First
17: Trick | Treat
18: Ready or not, here I GROW. | 3 months old
19: Already ONE!
20: girl | st
23: You were only 14 months old when this picture was taken. Grandpa wanted some of your cupcake. But before you gave him a bite, you licked off all of the frosting!
26: 2 | 4 | months
29: Graceful | Elegant | Stunning
30: Stephanie | Alexis
32: 4 years old | 5 years old
33: 7 years old | 6 years old
36: Great | Great
37: My two furry pets. Oh, how I loved them so! It was hard to see them go. In my heart is where they'll always be... under tight lock and key! | Elizabeth | Duke
41: Grandpa's new toy
43: Live Love Laugh | "Life is not measured | by the number of | breaths we take but | by the moments that | take our breath away."
48: I | do
51: Just add water
52: funny | silly | goofy | witty
53: test tomorrow | Bff | Soccer practice 5:30pm | Homecoming 2007 | Dances
54: My First Christmas
56: This was your idea of fun (sitting on your brother Colin). Mama was always coming to his rescue!
58: Alexis and Lilly 2007
59: because you're | Why are you my favorite
60: OUCH! You broke your left leg on 12-31-92 and went to the ER at AMC. Dr. Hunt took such good care of you. Four weeks later your cast was off! | Give plenty of hugs and kisses | R | x
62: Down on | Camp Five Logging Museum
63: the Farm
64: 10 Favorite Things: 1. Family 2. Cooper 3. Friends 4. Cousins 5. Talking on the phone 6. Shopping...SHOES! 7. Dancing 8. Soccer 9. Summer 10. Watching movies | 1
65: 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7 | 8 | 9 | 10
67: swimming | boating | waterskiing | inner tubing
69: A l e x i s | 2009
70: My | Grandpas | and | me
71: Grandma's | Garden
73: "God made us cousins because he knew our moms couldn't handle us as siblings!"
77: is a gift that lasts forever