Saturday, March 17, 2012

St. Patrick's Day

Neither one of us are Irish, that I know of. But we celebrated St. Patrick's Day here in NC in our own little way.

I started early by making the shortbread yesterday (not sure if this is really Irish but it's British)

David picked me some clover.

We all wore green. (yeah..she would not smile for any of these)

Irish Soda Bread to go with dinner.

And an old-fashioned corned beef dinner.

Thursday, March 15, 2012

My first baby

While looking for an old picture of Lena from this fall I just fell in love with all my pictures of Asta. I had to share.

For those of you who don't know. Asta was my graduation present for grad school (someone got off easy..ahem). He is named Asta for the dog in my favorite series of movies, The Thin Man. He was about 3 when we adopted him so this summer he will be 5.

Most importantly..I love him to bits!

Enjoy some photos.

Here we are on the car ride home.

When Asta gets scared, he hides under the bed.

His first toy.

Chewing on a pumpkin stem his first Halloween.

His first pig's ear treat.

First trip up to the mountains.

Aw...Santa hat a Christmas.

And the Grinch antler I made.

Cool hairdo David gave him.

Looking handsome on an autumn day.

Mulberries stain..lesson learned.

His biggest obsession...the neighborhood rabbits.

Thinking the baby bump was his personal perch.

Reminding me he's still adorable.

"this is for me right?"

He's my dog but he pines for David when he leaves for work.

All tuckered out after a nice long walk.

Ch-Ch-Ch-Ch Changes

(okay now I have to listen to some Bowie)

As many of you have been commenting our little girl has changed so much in the past 4 months. So I thought I'd upload a few pictures of her lately.

First here she is all itty bitty.....Now...

And now. Smiling at her daddy from her new chair.

This is her first time going to church a few weekends ago.

Shirt says it all.

Making her laugh after her 4 month vaccinations.

Meeting her uncle Kevin for the first time.