S: Abbey's First Year
FC: From the fullness of His grace, we have received one blessing after another. John 1: 16
1: From the moment they saw her, she captured their hearts! They were in awe and wonder of this little blessing that God had placed in their care. Right from the start they committed to raising her up in the ways of the Lord, showing her His love each day. This book captures in words, but mostly in precious snapshots, a first year full of wonderful memories, exciting first moments, and treasured times together; times that will always be cherished in their minds and hearts forever.
2: Early Thursday morning on December 3, 2009 mommy and daddy were up and off to the hospital. It was a long day because Dr. Willis was busy with several other babies that day, but finally at 6:31 pm Abbey Marie Lucas was welcomed into the world.
3: The Story of your...
4: Special Delivery: Abbey Marie Lucas December 3, 2009 6 lbs. 5 oz.
5: is for baby | The day Abbey was born was full of joy and excitement. Mommy, Daddy, and brother had been anxiously awaiting her arrival. It was definitely love at first sight.
6: Mommy and Daddy weren't the only ones anxious for Abbey's arrival. Nana, Pops, and Uncle Josh were all there to say hello to the new sweet baby girl!
8: Everyone got lots of rest during those first days in the hospital. Visitors came and went and everyone thought Abbey was just precious. | SWEET FIRST DAYS
9: SWEET FIRST MEMORIES | Abbey got to wear the same dress and bonnet home that mommy wore 25 years before and a special necklace Nana had bought for her. She was so beautiful.
10: HOME SWEET HOME
11: Bringing baby Abbey home was very exciting! Mommy and daddy couldn't wait to show their baby girl where she would grow, learn and play! Big brother was there with Nana, Pops, Josh and Alex, waiting for her to arrive. He was ready to play with his new best friend!
12: abbey's first bath went really well. she wasn't sure at first but didn't fuss one bit! | S | Splish Splash...
13: Bath Time! | All Clean! | it's abbey's 1st bath!
14: "It's The Little Things In Life That Matter Most"
15: First days at home were full of exploration and lots of naps!
16: Have a Holly Jolly Christmas
17: Christmas was such a special time in the Lucas home. With a new baby girl to celebrate with, Christmas 2009 was extra special.
18: May all your Christmas dreams come true
19: Even the newest member of the Lucas family found lots of presents under the tree, and she and brother enjoyed spending a relaxing day playing with all their new toys!
21: PLAY TIME
23: In March Abbey got to meet her great grandparents and spend some time with family.
24: A Smile As Sweet As Spring
25: The Saturday before Easter the whole family, including Nana, Pops, Josh and Alex, went to New Orleans. They enjoyed beignets, walked the French Quarter, and fed giraffes at the zoo.
27: The family spent Easter at Nana and Pops, but the Easter bunny still found Carter and Abbey and filled their baskets with lots of goodies! It was a wonderful day filled with fun, church, family lunch and an afternoon egg hunt.
28: BABY'S | 1 | BITES | ST
30: After Abbey's hair started coming out on the sides, mommy decided to shave it off and let it grow back in evenly. Daddy wasn't thrilled, but mommy had the razor & the final word.! | First Haircut
31: Bald Beauty
32: Carter and Abbey were instant friends, and everyday is a new adventure together!
34: Memorial Day weekend was Abbey's first trip! The family went to Atlanta, GA. to go to a Braves game, the Decatur Arts Festival, and the children's museum. It was such a fun trip! It was the same place Carter went with mommy and daddy on his first trip.
36: Hit one out of the park! | family fun!
37: The family took in a braves game while in atlanta, and it was a lot of fun! everyone sat in the 755 club which lets people eat in a restaurant style setting while watching the game. | meeting the mascot
38: The family went to visit daddy's sister in Chicago in June.
41: Summer was packed full of excitement.... baseball games, fun at the park, splashing in the pool, watching fireworks and tasting that first snow-cone all made the summer a sweet time to remember!
43: First Halloween | Fright Night
44: Picking the Perfect Pumpkin!
45: In November daddy took a work assignment in St. Louis, MO, and one of the first things the family did was visit the zoo!
46: The family's first Disney vacation was wonderful. And despite everyone getting sick while they were there, they still had a magical time. Abbey even celebrated her first birthday there with Cinderella. They hit every park, and shopped downtown Disney as well. Abbey wasn't real sure about all the characters, but she loved the rides and had a lot of fun watching the parades. It was a wonderful vacation full of GREAT MEMORIES.
48: Disney Vacation 2010
49: Such a Character!
52: Big Birthday Girl!
53: She's One!
55: Birthday Girl! | Abbey's first birthday party was a blast! Family and close friends got together on a day in January to help the little ladybug celebrate the big day!
56: Carter helping out... | Happy Birthday to you! | Let's Eat Cake!
57: Yummy! | Uh-oh! | Look! It's chocolate!
58: It's the little moments in | everyday life that capture the heart like no other. The sound of laughter, a sweet smile, learning a new trick and discovering new things. Everyday brings moments worth capturing....