Tuesday, April 26, 2011

Easter and mobility...

I thought I would start with a few random happenings!

Porter's first Mac'n'Cheese experience... he loved it! As evident by the fact that he tipped his bowl up!

Trying to talk Scout into coming close enough for him to grab on... Scout doesn't want anything to do with it!

So I was trying to get a picture of his crazy bedhead... but then he made this expression and I couldn't resist... what a goofy kid we have.

My baby's standing up :(

(He can't stand up on his own yet, but if you put him there, he'll stay up for a good long while)

Easter service was wonderful on Sunday. We tried out a new church in Aledo called The Summit. It is a fellowship of a church in Fort Worth Jeff and I attended for a while before we moved out this way. The verdict... we liked it and will definitely be trying it again. It is small, held in an old gymnastics gym, with a nursery that only has a handful of kids in it... which I'm happy about. Porter did wonderful in the nursery. At one point during the service I heard this horrible screaming and thought it was him, so I quietly walked out of the sanctuary and down the hall. I peeked into the doorway to see him looking at this little girl like "what's wrong with you... this is fun... stop crying".

His first Easter basket

He likes the eggs!

For some reason this is the face he made in all but 1 picture... and my eyes are closed. Oh well!

And I really thought today he was going to get it! I really thought today he was going to crawl. He was so close... so many times! I know most parents don't get that excited about their kid crawling and try to postpone it as much as possible. But me... man I'm ready. I even trailed some snacks for him. Funny thing is... he got all the snacks, even if he didn't crawl. (Kid will not miss any food!)

His "it wasn't me I swear" face

Almost got it!
In an attempt to get better about blogging I am going to (try) to do a couple of short blogs a week instead of one big post once a month. We'll see if it works.

In other news... an early congratulations to Mr. Jason Black and his future Mrs.! We're excited for the wedding this weekend! Wishing you many years of happiness and health! May God bless your marriage in every way possible. We love you both!

Tuesday, April 19, 2011


Happy 7 month birthday to my sweet little man! Daddy and I are so blessed to have you and cherish every moment with you. You fill our lives with laughter and a joy we never knew possible. Thank you for being such a wonderful baby!

7 months old!

Mommy and me

I love my Daddy!

We have just been busy, busy, busy. Our house is on the market. Our new house plans are completed. Keeping this house clean is a chore in itself. So if you know anyone that is looking to move out this way... keep our house in mind!

Helping Mommy do laundry

Porter is learning new things, eating new foods, working on picking up snacks and feeding himself, working on crawling. I keep telling him that if he would just keep his hands on the ground he would have it. Instead, he gets his legs going and sticks his arms straight out to the side. He is so close though and I can't believe how fast crawling snuck up on me. Time to baby proof! He now has 2 teeth! Yay. And the boy is a non-stop talker. He loves to hear his voice and he loves for Jeff and I to hear it as well! He has been making the raspberry noises, which I think is adorable. Problem is... he makes that noise when he is eating and it sure does make for a messy meal time!

Oatmeal with apples and cinnamon... one of my favorites!

I love to feed myself!

Ready to EAT MOM!


Jeff and I had our 2 year anniversary yesterday and it was wonderful. I am such a lucky woman to have such a giving and loving husband. He provides such a wonderful life for Porter and I and for that I am eternally grateful. The last 2 years have been amazing and I am looking forward to so many more! Love you honey!

Our first picture

Some cute pictures... just for you guys!

I like reading

My own personal hide-out

Mommas boy... and I love it!

Just chillin!

Daddy bought me this cool car swing!


And finally... a verse from my new favorite song.

"This is the stuff that drives me crazy, this is the stuff that's been getting to me lately. In the middle of my little mess I forget how big I'm blessed. This is the stuff"

Easter is upon us. God sent His only son to die for us. To save us from our sin, so that we can spend our lives praising Him. Instead we get caught up in things that are so un-important we lose sight of what He did for us. So this weekend try and remember how BIG you are blessed!

Love you all!