S: May 2009- November 2009
BC: The name of the LORD is a strong tower; the righteous run to it and are safe. Proverbs 18:10
FC: All things grow better with love.
2: Nothing can come between a girl and her dog.
4: God's Sacred Promise
6: Highchair Practice
7: These 3 white bears attach to Addie's pack and play, she started taking them off each night before she fell asleep.
8: How to Disarm a Flower Mobile: | 1. Grab the fist flower | 2, Shake it as hard as possible | 3. Take a picture break | 7.Grab another flower and repeat steps 2-5 | 8. Bask in your success | 9. Reach for the seemingly unattainable
9: A Step by Step Guide | 4. Repeat step 2 | 5. Realize success | 6. Contemplate next move | 10. Try again | 11. And again | 12. You just might reach!
10: Our friends Spike and Rosana had their baby boy Carter at CCMH in Lawton. | Rosana watched Addie for us when our work schedule's overlapped.
12: BATH TIME | Grammie did a bath experiment with the Bumbo.
13: Look at my Jumparoo!
14: We met the Willis' at Lou's house to visit while we waited for Lou's plane to arrive from China.
16: Jenna's First Bath
17: Welcome Home Nanny!
18: TOES ARE
19: SO YUMMY!
20: Found a peanut
21: Addie loves Papa | and Grammie
22: On July 1st, I gave Addie her first taste of cereal. | She was doing really well, until she spit it all out! (see next page)
24: Addie's 6 month pictures
30: OUR NEW HONDA CRV
31: Whoo Doggies!
32: B A T H
33: CUTE COUSINS | Addison and Jenna
34: Gigi's | Visit
35: Matt and Allison stayed in a mission house in north OKC until they left for India. In July, we met Gigi and Nanny there for a visit.
36: Uncle Andrew and the Willis' came to our house for a day of fun and music.
38: Look how big I am! I can sit up all on my own!
42: N A P T I M E
44: Music please,Maestro
47: Happy Birthday Nikki! | I made Nikki a confetti cake for her 25th birthday.
49: Anniversary | Matt and I went to Boulevard Steakhouse in Edmond to celebrate three years of marriage.
50: When Addie first started to crawl, she would push herself backwards. She ended up in the diaper basket and got her hands on the videos in the process!
53: Opal's Baby Shower
54: On August 15th, mom and I went to Flint Ridge to the Haney's house for Opal's baby shower.
55: I love my blanket bear!
57: DADDY'S LITTLE GIRL
58: N | D | I | S | T | A | N | G
59: U | P
60: First Butternut Squash... | And poo!!! (oh yes I did!)
61: Addie's first pair of jeans!
62: Addie's first leaf experience!
63: Bath Time
64: Missy's Birthday,2009
67: She'll be coming around the mountain when she comes....
69: Savanna loving on Addie when we met the Gilley's in OKC.
70: Addie loves Uncle Andrew!
71: Addie started walking along the couch.
73: h e l p e r | little | M o m m y' s
74: OU Football | We went to Keith and Christelle's house to watch football in October.
75: Addie's Dedication | First Bible | At Draper Park Christian Church
76: Garage sale, October 24th | I did my first and probably only garage sale after lots of planning and loads of work! We also rearranged the house because we sold our couches! It was very stressful but we ended up with a good result.
77: What a precious girl!!
79: Picking pumpkins
81: I 'm a pretty garden gnome!
82: Mom, Please!
83: Fall Fest at Draper Park
84: Multi-tasking | How to hold a bear while crawling
85: On Nov.7th, I did a craft fair at DPCC. Nikki and I painted a ton in order to get enough done. The painting was fun....the fair not so much. Nobody came! | Matt, Mom and Nikki all took turns watching Addie so we could set up and run the booth. Matt's hat is always a good way to entertain.
86: CRAFT FAIR
88: CHRISTMAS | CRAFTS
90: Vegas, Nov 12-14 | For Matt's 30th birthday I planned a surprise trip to Las Vegas! Grammie and Aunt Brenda watched Addie for us. They brought their little dogs and Addie learned how to growl.
91: The Wynn
92: We flew out on the 12th in the morning and arrived at the Wynn pretty early. Matt played a little poker and I took a little nap. He made us reservations for dinner and a comedy show. The italian restaurant that he picked was so good and we each let the sommelier pick a demi bottle for us- they were delicious! The next day we went to Madame Tussauds and walked the strip.
93: Panoramic Suite
94: Madame Tussauds
96: American Idol Audition | I got a golden ticket!
98: Thank you, thank you very much | SPRINGER SIGHTING
99: After the wax museum, we decided to walk the strip. We visited Paris and got some yummy drinks in ceramic air balloon mugs. We headed across the street and watched the fountain show at the Bellagio.