Tuesday, September 8, 2009

Church Dedication

What a special day! We dedicated Hannah to the Lord and vowed to do our best to guide her in the right direction. It was a really sweet ceremony (short, but sweet) and the most amazing thing was how good all the babies were-not one crier!

My family after the church service

Hannah with her Aunt Dona

...and with Granny ... the white smocked dress -and the huge white bow!- she is wearing were gifts from Granny. The bib she has on in the pictures (although she didn't wear it in the service) was a gift from a teacher friend of mine, Anne Marie. And the sweet little shoes she is wearing was a gift from Kelly. They were one of my favorite things because they had her initials on them and they're just so sweet! I was hoping to squeeze her feet in them one last time!

Our little family before the church service

Hannah with friends Noah and Anna-Kate before the service

Summertime Fun

We've been extremely busy this summer...mostly just visiting and relaxing with friends...what could be better? Here are a few friends we've been hanging out with...
We had a great time cooking out and catching up with the Cresses. Sarah Cress is almost exactly 3 years older than Hannah.

Sarah Cress holding Hannah--future baby-sitter??

Owen Jackson's 1st Birthday Party at Silverjax

Hannah and me with Lauren and Noah

(Sidenote: I will never again go to a birthday party without Benjy...it's not easy holding, feeding, and taking care of a 4 month old...what a workout!)

Here are all the babies lined up napping during the party. They were overwhelmed by the excitement of it all :)

Noah and Hannah

We had so much fun hanging out with Noah and Lauren this summer. Once they were a little older we went to the pool a lot too. Noah always took a nap, but Hannah stayed awake every time...she doesn't want to miss a thing!!


Cannon & Hannah at a playdate at Julie's