Tuesday, December 28, 2010

Ohhh Christmas Tree

This Christmas was fantastic. Having little Cordellia around to share the holidays with makes life so perfect!! It has been amazing with my wonderful husband the last two years, but somehow she is able to channel in so much more love into our little family :) We were lucky enough to have my parents stay with us over the weekend, and it was wonderful. We had a traditional Christmas Eve, full of food, games, and traditions. And Christmas day was great. Cordy was so happy ripping up all of the paper. She loved all her gifts, but her favorite by far was a pillow panda from Grandma and Grandpa, and a baby dolly from Nana and Papa. It is so cute to watch her with them--she giggles and cradles the baby, and falls face first onto her pillow to feel the softness of the fur on her face. And she can now imitate a duck and a lamb; for a duck she says "ka ka" for quack, and she says "aaaa" for a sheep's baaa. Kind of random, but that's what she chooses to imitate :)

Christmas Day

Christmas Eve

Loves her second cousin's saddle

Loves on her baby all the time

What a little ham

Wednesday, December 22, 2010

A little Christmas Spirit

So this past month has been super busy, but full of Christmasy things. We have done a ton of baking, decorating, crafting, and planning (well maybe just me). My parents our coming up tomorrow to spend Christmas with our little family, and we are super excited. Here are just a few recaps from this month.

Aaron has officially applied for Optometry school!! We are so excited to start that chapter of our lives! And he only has one more semester to go before graduating from BYU:)

Cordy is officially walking... our eleven month old baby girl is toddling all over the place now. It's so exciting, but sad at the same time because she's growing up too fast for her mommy and daddy.

She is talking up a storm. No real words, but just babbling all sorts of things while she toddles around.

She mimics everything. She gives kisses and hugs now, and talks on her "new" phone like crazy--she always has it up to her ear and just babbles. She also occasionally copies the random "uh-ohs" and any loud noises. Every time we say "love a baby" she puts her doll, or stuffed animal up to her shoulder and pats it on the back, it is so precious. She also mimics us anytime we laugh or cough. She is just a little sponge right now!!!

She still loves everyone, reaches out to any person she sees--and steals their hearts.

Thursday, December 9, 2010

Tiny Toes

So the other week I decided to paint Cordy's toenails...that was interesting. I should have known it would be a mess, but I really couldn't resist. I put her in her highchair, so she couldn't reach her toes. I think after the whole process was over I got maybe three times as much nail polish on her feet than on her nails...after I cleaned it up I couldn't get over how cute they were! Pictures didn't do it justice, it was absolutely adorable (although I will probably wait a while before I do it again). And just looking at her feet reminded me of a sonagram picture I got of her when I was only 24 weeks along. You could just see the bottom of her feet, and all of her tiny little toes! And I can't believe my angel baby girl is almost one! Time is going by way too fast.