Sunday, December 31, 2006

Happy New Year

It's New Year's Eve and we are celebrating at Aunt Sissy's house! We hope you had a fun and memorable 2006. May you be richly blessed in 2007!

The Picture of Patience

Daddy and Papa found the perfect spot for me to play while Mommy and Mum shopped today. A cup of milk, crackers, and a few playmates go a long way.

Pure Heaven

There is nothing better in life than snuggle time! I had Mum and Grammy in the same house on the same day. Hooray for hugs and kisses!

I Love My Uncle

William got a new ski hat and let me wear it. Here I am with my Uncle Craig. We have bonded and I LOVE him.

Christmas Dinner

We had a tasty meal on Christmas Day. I have a new love for Mum's re-baked potatoes and corn casserole. I also got a bite of cherry pie. Life is SWEET!

The Aftermath

Daddy, Papa, and Pappy had a nice "nap time" on Christmas Day.

Holly Noel

Aunt Sissy, Uncle Craig, and William gave me an American Girl Bitty Baby. We named her Holly Noel. I love her very much and am practicing being gentle. I like to hug the baby but when it's time to put her to bed, I drop her on her head and walk away. Mommy says we'll have to work on that one!

Christmas Morning

I woke up in all my Christmas garb. Santa came to Mum's house and left me lots of treats. I love my vacuum cleaner, shopping cart, and tricycle (pictures to come later). William got a very cool remote control tarantula...we had loads of fun scaring everyone with it. William gave me baby Goldfish and a Razorback you can tell, I wore it all day long.

Twas the Night Before Christmas

....I sure hope Santa will fill our socks...sometimes I'm naughty....I hope I don't get rocks!!!

Christmas Eve 2006

We had a full house on Christmas Eve. Grammy and Pappy joined us in Texas at Mum and Papa's house. One Granddaughter and 4 was a baby's paradise! Here we are after the candlelight service at church.

Tuesday, December 19, 2006

Water Break

My friend Alex came to play today. We always have a good time. Today we played so hard we had to stop for a water break. I just love it when Alex comes to play!

My New Ride

My Doctor told Mommy that I am finally big enough to ride in my new seat. I LOVE facing forward and looking out the window. Mum thought I needed a zebra to match my seat...he likes to ride with me! I feel like such a big girl now!

Monday, December 18, 2006

Dollhouse Frenzy!

I woke up this morning and headed straight to my dollhouse!
My imagination is at work! I love my dollhouse because:

- I can put the potty in the kitchen.
- I can put Mommy in the crib or high chair
- I can take a bath with the doggy
- I can put the doggy on the potty
- I can throw people out the windows

Mommy put me down for my nap and I took the potty with me.
Thanks for such a super-duper gift!

Cute as can Bee!

Grammy & Pappy found the most amazing books about Isabella and I! Mine has a picture of me on every page dressed as a different animal. I turn each page and scream AYYYYYA!

Christmas Celebration

Yesterday we went to Grammy & Pappy's house for a special Christmas lunch with Uncle Jeff, Aunt Lorena, and Isabella. We had so much fun gazing at their beautiful cardinal themed tree.
Isabella and I got to tear into some very exciting gifts. This year I am a bit more interested in what is beneath the bows and tissue paper. We each received a dollhouse filled with furniture and people. Woo-Hoo! Thanks for all of the wonderful loot!

Happy and Sad

Our sweet friends Adrion and Elizabeth graduated with their Masters...which makes me happy.
They are moving away after Christmas...which makes me sad. I will miss them as well as my friends, Iasbelle and Jake. We had a party for them on was a happy and sad party.

Saturday, December 16, 2006

The Ava Wall

Mommy's friend took some pictures of our family last month. There were lots of cute ones so we decided to frame some and make an official Ava wall. I love to look, point, and scream ayyyyya! That's how I say my name.

Wednesday, December 13, 2006

The Many Moods of Santa: Satisfied Santa

Mommy says I'm going through a "moody" stage of life. I like things to be done my way....if this doesn't happen, I tend to get a little moody and let's just say I've thrown a few fits today. Mommy keeps on telling me that if I'm going to wear my Santa garb...I really should start smiling. Mommy decided to remedy this "phase" with an extra nap. Not exactly what I had in mind but she seemed to be sure it will make for a happy evening at my house.

The Many Moods of Santa: "I'm getting sleepy" Santa

The Many Moods of Santa: Mad Santa

The Many Moods of Santa: Sneaky Santa

The Many Moods of Santa: Sad Santa

Traveling Nativity

Tasty Angel!

Tuesday, December 12, 2006

Date With My Friends!

This morning was a blast! I had a playdate with Jonathan, Jamey, and Emma Claire. I love playing with my special friends! The mommies sat around, drank coffee and played referee to our little shinanigans. Thanks for coming over!

Sunday, December 10, 2006

Ava's Advent

We're counting down the days until Christmas at my house. Last year my Great Aunt Linda and Uncle Jim made me this very special advent. Every day I get to pick a new ornament and hang it on the tree! When it's filled's CHRISTMAS! Hooray!