This beloved, long-awaited baby girl will be 3 years old in a few days! In celebration of the occasion I have made her a birthday confection of batiste, lace, embroidery, feather stitches, ribbon and entredeux. As her official church Nana, I embraced this privilege.
This child is pure joy for her family and our entire church congregation. We prayed so fervently for her safe delivery into the loving arms of her adoptive parents. With her sparkling brown eyes and bouncing curls, she is all girl while at the same rough and tumble.
Beatrice romps with her big dog and both of mine (weighing 100+ lbs). She is friendly with the three family goats
and fearless with huge horses when she visits the stables. shhh..but just between you and me, she is a little frightened by teeny tree frogs! Continue reading
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Our granddaughter, Vivian Rose, that’s who.Â And what a time she had all day.
Her mother likes to start the celebration at wake up with a special breakfast. For Vivi, it was her favorite English muffins with nutella.
A corduroy jumper from a pattern in the book Martha’s Favorite Applique’s was worn for her party. Â Continue reading
UPDATE: And look at it now.
Viv “eating”Aunt Peggy’s chocolate pudding. Surely some got in her mouth.
first birthday dress for Minnie fan
Our precious granddaughter Vivian Rose recently celebrated her first birthday with family and friends at a party in her own back yard.
Cousins Laurel and Alastair