If I was trying to put this up on Reece’s 6 month birthday I only missed it by about 2 1/2 years… Anyway, some pictures!
Averie Jean Aldrich
She was born at 8:19 weighing in at 9lbs 12.3oz and measuring 23 1/4″ (although there are some conflicting numbers between the hospital and the first doctor visit).
Her first name is something we’ve liked for a long time (although spelled a bit different than originally) but her middle name comes from Rachel’s mother’s middle name.
Some pics from her first few days of life:
The newest addition to our growing family was born a little over two weeks ago, 12/22/2011.
Reece Davin Aldrich
He was born at 12:13pm weighing in at a beastly 9lbs 6.1oz and measuring 21″.
The name Reece is something that just came to us one day but his middle name has a bit of meaning. More on that later.
For now, here’s some pictures from the first two weeks of our little man’s life.
It’s time. We’re either on our way or already in the hospital. We’ll see you soon, and with a bigger family!
Delilah is a year old now. Well, really a year and 17 days, but with a one year old comes delays…
It’s been a blast, the last few months she’s really become mobile which is tiring but loads of fun.
They really do grow up way too fast and we have no idea where the last year has gone, but we look forward to many hectic years to come.
We went to the Sandbox yesterday for a friends birthday. Lilah got to play with a lot of new toys and her favorites were the ride-on types. Besides a dragon and a goose, the laundry basket and an empty box or two it was the first time she’s played with one.
Last night we were tooling around in Wal-Mart and, while I’m generally opposed to buying stuff like this in a brick and mortar store (without a coupon), we happened upon one of the carts that Lilah really liked at the Sandbox. The price was (semi) reasonable so we once again bought something for Delilah on OUR date night. She had so much fun it was hard to resist. The picture above might be solely responsible for the purchase. Just sayin…
This morning she had a blast after we gave it to her. I had just about as much fun making this video.
Friday was Delilah’s 6 month birthday. Man oh Man. The past 6 months have been a blur. Delilah’s had lots of milestones, smiles, babbling, standing, grabbing, sitting & just recently, rolling over. Looking back through these pictures made me smile so many times…
NOTE: If you cannot see the slideshow above please view the original post.
The next 6 months will be just as exciting with even more milestones, but will probably fly by even faster.
Hope we can keep up.
Amazon has allowed other retailers to use their site as a store-front for quite some time now, I suspect Amazon gets some sort of kickback from this so it pays off for them I’m sure. It seems they want to take control of the entire online marketplace now, which is perfectly fine by me. Having only one place to shop for all your needs sounds like paradise.
Did you catch that I hate shopping?
Either this is a recent development or I’ve been in the dark. You can now add items to your Amazon wishlist from any website. This is awesome! To do so, all you need is the Universal Wishlist Button. This is just a Bookmarklet, so if you don’t like clogging up your toolbar with links you use only rarely, just add it as a bookmark instead.
I took the liberty of adding a few ThinkGeek items to mine… If you’re wondering what to get me for my birthday (and you don’t believe in charity:water for some unknown reason) feel free to check out my lists.
But remember, I can already drink clean water. There are MANY out there who can’t. Please consider donating to those who need it. If you’d like more information, check out my previous post all about the September Birthday Charity:Water campaign.
DISCLAIMER: items purchased, NOT on any of my lists are subject to be sold and proceeds donated to Charity:Water. You have been warned. Then again, I might sell items ON the list and donate the proceeds…