Friday, June 28, 2013

little letters {the good, the happy, the sad}

Sorry for the poor picture quality, you have no idea how much work it took to get a picture this decent... ha ha! Seriously!
Dear Alyx, I loved our spontaneous get together! It was SO great meeting up! You are so cute! And I'm betting with the way Mia was snuggling you, she thinks you're just as awesome as I do :)

Dear great Grandma, we will miss you so much but my heart is happy knowing that you are reunited with grandpa! You've been so ready to be with him again these past 10 years. It's amazing to think of the legacy you have left behind... 10 kids, 52 grandkids, 67 great grandkids, and 1 great great grandbaby (my sweet Mia). I am so happy you got to meet my baby before your passing. We love you forever!

Dear Eric, will you run another race with me? Pretty please.... with a cherry me on top? The color run was just so fun and I'm dying to run something else with you! I suppose I'd love you either way, but you'd score some major brownie points if you say yes ;)

Dear Mia, I had the urge to check and see if you're teething yesterday when BAM! You have 1 tooth that has cut through and part of a second one! Your bottom two front teeth! Let me tell you baby girl, this was quite the surprise! My heart almost burst with mommy pride because you are growing so well, and you handled teething like a champ! You were a little whiny for a couple of hours the day before and that's it! I thought you were just tired but obviously it was your teeth. But at the same time, I'm kind of sad because you're growing too fast, and I'm going to miss your huge gummy smile!

Dear July, you are a month full of fun and changes! Life is going to be crazy but it will be worth it! 

Dear readers blog friends, to celebrate Mia's big milestone of teething (and handling it like a champ) I am offering 25% off advertising from now until the end of July! Just enter "25july" for the promo code! Here's to a happy month of July and many more milestones for Mia :)

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Dee Stephens said...

Your grandma had some kids and grandkids! HOLY COW!

Katrin said...

I am sorry about your loss! It seems like your grandma had a very fulfilled life with so many grandkids!

Julie said...

Yay for teeth however no yay for the pain she might be in. Have a good weekend!

Pamela said...

So sorry about your Grandmother! Girl, you have one BIG family!!! ha Have a great weekend!

Nicole@mamashiptips said...

sorry to hear about your grandma. Hope all is well. Wow i remember when Julian was getting his first teeth. I grow so fast.

Ashley said...

Sorry to hear about your great grandma. Sounds like she definitely left a great legacy.

Let me know if/how you get your husband to do another run with you. I'm trying to convince my husband to do one run. :)

Mia is getting teeth! Yay. her smile will still be just lovely I'm sure.

Carlie said...

I'm sorry to hear about your grandma. What a wonderful posterity she left behind! And so great that she got to meet Mia.

And I about died of laughter with your "me on top" comment. haha :)

Alana Christine said...

I'm so jealous that you and Alyx got to meet up!! You both look amazing ESPECIALLY considering you JUST had babies. Y'all look better than me and I've never had a baby! haha

Sorry about your grandma : (

Lauren said...

so sorry to hear about your Grandma, but sounds as if she's left generations behind to carry on her spirit!

and teething...ughh...Elyse likes to get 2-3 at the same time, which makes for some interesting days!

Emily said...

Y'all have a HUGE family. Sorry for your loss. Glad she was able to meet Mia though.

Aw, Mia is growing up so fast. teeth already!? WOW!

RadiantKristen said...

That is an enormous family! What a legacy she was able to leave behind, and what a wonderful life lived.

Also, I'm pretty jealous that you got to meet up with Alyx. She's one of my favorite people!

Greta said...

That is so cool that you got to meet up with Alyx! I read her blog as well. I wish I lived nearer to fellow bloggers!!!!!

Crazy Shenanigans-JMO said...

I'm sorry to hear about your grandma.

Care said...

So much fun! What a great time meeting with a friend!
Mia looks so happy and content all the time- when I have kids I'll have to get your tricks;)
What a darling Grandma she seems to be!! She will be leaving behind an amazing legacy. Prayer are with you all!

Janna Renee said...

My condolences for your grandma. She definitely leaves behind a LONG legacy, and it would make me happy to think of grandma and grandpa reunited. It's a touching thought.

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