S: Ellie Anderson July - October 2011
FC: Elizabeth Brooke Anderson July - October 2011
1: Ellie Brooke Anderson | July - October 2011
2: Father's Day Weekend 2011 | Breakfast at Black Walnut (the Daddies with their kiddos)
3: Randoms! | Giving Kisses
4: Crazy Ellie Faces!
5: Trip to Waco 4th of July Weekend | Early morning patio time with Papa | Just a swinging | Breakfast with Nana & Papa
6: Swimming with Zach | Check out my rolls! | Trying to blow bubbles
7: Most of the cousins! | Just hanging out | Playing with Cousin Kate | Swim time with Nana | Trip to Scottsbluff, NE July 22 - 25
8: 1st time having celery | With cousin Kayleigh | Aunt Char teaching bad habits | Grandpa Rien trying to get a reaction with his Santa on a motorcycle! | Baby on the ceiling!
9: Grandma & Grandpa Rien with their two youngest great-grandchildren
10: July Snapshots | Loves to make the "owl" face; Became a crawling expert; Mastered the use of a sippy cup | Sleepy and Comfy | Catching up on the latest about babies | Having a great time with Grandpa | First taste of carrot
11: Under the rainbow with Daddy | At the 4th of July Mileham Party
12: LOVE TO SWING!
13: Play Dates | With Rachel, Rhiannon, & Lee Mason | At Rachel Homeyer's with Kennedy and Elena | Attempting to dance like Kennedy
14: August Snapshots | Swim Time Fun at the Neighborhood Pool! | Morning Playtime with the Pups! | Wearing my bib made by Nana | Trying to kiss Molly | Sending greetings to the Mahans | Somebody got some new bows! | Learning new tricks from Amanda & Stephanie | Goofy Mommy | Loves to walk with the walker; Expresses affection by pressing her face against someone/thing; Started saying "Hi" and waving to everything/one; Started saying "Daddy" and "Dog"; Started to cut 4 top front teeth
15: Business lunch with Uncle Mark | With the Birthday Boy | Celebrating Joshua's birthday | Cheerio Chin! | Who needs spoons!?! | Sweet moments with Mom | Bathtime fun!
16: Cameron Park Zoo, Waco Sept. 10 | Watching the lions talk to each other (and giving an occasional "roar" back) | Watching the koi fish | Gazing at the giraffe
17: Float like a butterfly.... | Checking out the buffalo | Tracking the otter
18: Waco September 9 - 12 | Helping Papa choose... | First 1st B-Day gift from the Gammels - a baseball toy! | Dancing with Nana
19: Celebrating Grandma's Birthday! | Wrestling with Grandma's purse | Sharing Cheerios | Grandma teaching coaster tricks | "Will you be my friend, Max?"
20: September Snapshots | Claps hands,: Answers "Woof" to What does a dog say?; Can sign "milk"; Claps hands along with Pat-A-Cake;; Dances to anything with a beat; Presses your nose to hear a "beep"; Lays down with her head on the floor in protest when she doesn't get what she wants; Shakes her head "no"; Started taking milk from a sippy cup; Took her FIRST STEPS on Sept. 22nd!; | Thank you, wind, for crazy hair! | What it looks like when a bow is removed. (Check out the top teeth! | Silly girl wouldn't eat unless it was with a fork like Mommy & Daddy | A favorite play spot | First ponytail! | Dinner at Nadias
21: Fascinated by Daddy's guitar | Saturday morning "couch time" with Mom | First shoes! | First time using a spoon | No "wubie" yet, but who needs one when you have Mom's hand!
22: The Kitchen Cabinet: Step-by-step instructions to finding the perfect hiding spot | Step 1: Discovery | Step 2: Inspection | Step 3: Insert 1st Leg | Step 4: Insert 2nd Leg | Step 5: Full Immersion | Congratulations! You've found your future favorite hiding spot!
23: Ellie's First Birthday!
24: 1st card from Great Grandma & Grandpa Rien | Good morning Birthday Girl! | Birthday lunch @ Papadeaux's with the Cochrans! | Birthday Dinner @ Grandma & Grandpas! LOVED the bow on her gift - she shared it with everyone - dogs included!)
25: Party Prep! | T-Shirt Mommy made for eating cake! | The food area | The banner Mommy made | The incredible Ellie slideshow Daddy made | Above: the cake balls Mommy & Daddy made. Below: what was actually served! | More decorations made by Mommy
26: Party Time!
27: Owl Face Tribute to Ellie!
28: CAKE! | It took a long time before the cake was even tasted! A mess was finally made when a spoon was given to play with!
30: October Snapshots | Started to drink from a sippy with a straw; Nods her head "yes"; Completely done with using bottles; Has a "poop" spot in the breakfast room; No more formula - all whole milk!; Knows that a cow says "moo"; LOVES to walk around the house holding hands; Started cutting her first molar; Says "Hi" to everything, just with different inflections to mean different things; Began to accessorize; Walking!!; Likes to roll on the floor and look at the ceiling; Loves to be upside down; Will lay on the floor and roll into Molly until they are touching.; Started cutting her 8th tooth | Is that you, Conan O'Brien? | Feeding the ducks in The Woodlands | 1st Pigtails | 1st Woobie? Ducky PJs! | So long baby bottles! | First carousel ride at The Woodlands Mall. | Downward Dog? Yoga Baby! | 12 Month Doctors Visit: 19lb 2oz, 29.5" | 1st Gymboree Class
31: Walking w/Daddy! | Playing under the barstools | 1st walk to the mailbox | At the Fab Five concert! | ACCESSORIES - 1st the bowl, then dish towel, then necklace, and now blanket scarves!
32: Visit to the Pumpkin Patch!
33: Happy Halloween from The Flintstones! | Plus Rhiannon Mason's First Birthday Costume Party