Tuesday, January 5, 2010

Day 5 - School & a Fancy Birthday Party...

Today was a COLD day. We got into the car to leave this morning and it was 19degrees...that's just too cold! We did make it to school on time...so a HUGE "whoo hoo" for that!

I just LOVE how the little girls grab each other's hand when we get into the car. For that reason alone, I am lovin' the new ride :o)
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After dropping off the big kid at school, the little kids and I headed to church for Mother's Day Out. We are so blessed to have such a beautiful church filled with sweet, loving people in our area.
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We had a good day at "school." Sophie Le is actually in the class I "teach" and Julianne and Jonah are just right down the hall. I love being able to peek in a see how the little ones are doing throughout the day. I totally took that for granted last year when Hillary Ashton was in preschool at our church. I soooooo miss being able to visit her class during the day. Sniff, sniff.

After school, I snapped a couple pics of my sweet girls...
Sophie Le is super proud of her new backpack
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She wanted me to make sure and get a "good picture of the backpack" haha!
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Does she not have the BIGGEST eyes ever? I just love her eyes!
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Please ignore the cracker mess around her mouth :o) Can you believe how long her hair is getting? I have been pleasantly suprised at how easy her hair is to fix.
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Here's Jonah after school :o)
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And after 30 minutes in the car-pool lane, we get to pick up this little sweetie! I just can't tell you how happy I am to see her at the end of the day! I think she is the only kid at her school that gets carried to the car...haha! I am hoping she doesn't start thinking it is un-cool to be carried by her mama. She was quick to tell me that she loved wearing her "Twinkle Toes" to school and they didn't distract anyone :o)
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Tonight, we celebrated our friend Jenna's 3rd birthday. It was a Fancy Nancy party and it was...well...FANCY :o) And Fun!
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This is sweet Jenna and her mama. I met Jenna's mama at an adoption information meeting several years ago. Jenna came home from Korea a couple months after Sophie Le came home from Vietnam. Two little girls from very different parts of the world, friends here in Arkansas. Adoption is amazing!
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This party was right up Hillary Ashton's alley!
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Sometimes, it takes Sophie Le a little time to warm up. At first, she had NO intentions of dressing up.
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However, when she does finally warm-up...watch out :o) She is a party animal...haha!
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I can TOTALLY see a grown-up version of Hillary Ashton looking just like this...fancy dress, gloves, diamond ring, drinking out of a fancy glass...she does not get her fancy ways from her mama :o)
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Birthday girl blowing out her cookie candles...
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If you look close, you can see Sophie Le's manicure from last night...she requested a pink and purple pattern for her fingernails.
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Hillary Ashton and the birthday girl...will I EVER get a picture of Hillary Ashton with her eyes open using flash?
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Sophie Le working on her fancy purse...
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Check out the jewels...
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We are so thankful for another fun day!

I am watching Jay Leno and Kim Kardashian just came out...gotta go grab Neil and let him know :o) Hahahahahaha!

3 comments:

The Garners said...

What a FUN party! I am needing ideas for A's 3rd bday party in February. She wants "pink & purple doggie cupcakes"...so I guess that is our theme! Know if anyone willing to dress up in a dog costume and make balloon animals (dogs)??? :)

Leigh said...

I am laughing at you making fun of poor Neil and his crush on Kim K. Poor guy ;P.

Where did LeLe's green coat and gloves come from? We need something a little warmer and I love them.

Rob, Tricia, Ben and Liam said...

I have know idea how you do it all. So glad Hillary Ashton loves school - her smile is so sweet.