Wednesday, July 21, 2010




Annie picked up BellaRose for her little morning camp the other day. BR was so excited that she went out and waited on the front stoop. She was sitting there saying "Aaanniieee, Aaanniiee".

The girls and I hung our sheets on the line the other day, it made for some fun pictures. Remember those same pictures from a year ago? Except Hollings was still growing in the belly and BellaRose looks like a peanut. It made my heart clinch a little bit seeing those pictures of her, and looking at those curls.
BellaRose and Hollings are getting a new Aunt, Julie to be specific! Ben is engaged! We are so excited for the happy couple and for us since we love Julie!

My brother-in-law celebrated his 40th birthday with an amazing surprise party my sister put together. Hard to believe he is 40 and hard to believe we are going to 40th birthday parties now. Also hard to believe that I got asked if I was the oldest sister considering my sisters are 7 and 14 years older then me! Kelly told me it was time to get out of the sun :). Happy Birthday Kev, we love you.







BellaRose's hair is severely crimped because she slept in the braids from the above picture.















































4th of July is really one of my favorite holidays. I love seeing the flag flying high and proud and I love seeing people be so patriotic. This is a wonderful country we live in and I am so blessed to call it home!
Love Love Love this final image. The Angel trumpet singing out to Old Glory.

9 comments:

JTP said...

I love her hair in braids!!!! I know you feel like this too, but when did BR turn into a little girl? She all of a sudden seems so grown up? Maybe it's because she is sitting next to sweetie pie Hollings? I love the sheets on the line pictures- you know me and sheets- nothing better than sun dried ones- lucky you!!!!

Kristin said...

Wow what great news about Ben! I know you are excited to have a sis-in-law and the opportunity for more cousins close by one day. Hollings is such a big girl sitting in that Bumbo...so precious. I love all the pics. And I love pics that compare one year to the next, even though it is kind of sad. Love your beautiful girls!

Byerly said...

Hollings has curls? I had no idea - they're beautiful. I can't believe she's sitting in a bumbo. Anna Corbin is still working on holding her head up == a bumbo seems worlds away!! -- Sweet BR sitting on the steps. Love it!!

Courtney said...

Ben's engaged! How exciting! I know how much you love a good wedding! I'm sure you are super thrilled for him as well.. and I know the girls are excited about a new aunt!

BR and Hollings both look so grown up! I can't believe I haven't met her in person yet. Hopefully in a few weeks, I'll be up and I can meet Hollings in person.

love the photo too looking up to the sun with the flower.. so beautiful.

Heidi King said...

I love it too...and your family. Aaanie, Aaannnie...so sweet.

Annie Singletary said...

BEEautiful pictures!! i love those sheets hanging out, when i saw them when i drove up i was so happy and i forgot to tell you that.
crimped hair becomes her, you should def. get her a crimper, maybe i will along with a barbie doll. heehee.
i love that she was waiting on me out on the steps, that image will forever stay in my mind. we love that girl.

Margo said...

Oh my...that picture of BR on the steps waiting for Annie...so so cute! And I love the sister pictures, they are the sweetest. We love you four!!

Becky Swann said...

Oh we love those girls, Ellen really loved looking at the pictures of them!
At first I looked for an angel trumpet in the sky near the sunlight haha like you actually saw and angel flying around of course that is the first logical thought I have

KatieKate said...

I here! I've been reading! I've been commenting, too... but I keep getting error messages on a lot of blogger sites.

Can you look up in the clouds and pull down all my words that have been eaten by the internet?

Most of them say, I Love You.