Wednesday, February 4, 2009


Wow, I can't believe it's been since November since I blogged!
Sorry to all!
Time is flying by and Caleb is growing so fast.
Below is the last 2 months in a nutshell.

December 16th
Caleb's first Christmas was right around the corner when we celebrated his 5 month birthday. I was scheduled to work the first half of Christmas day
and we were planning on heading to Brian's parent's after I worked
so we celebrated Christmas on Christmas Eve.
Caleb proved to be an expert at ripping off the wrapping paper on his gifts.
And yes, he was more excited about the paper than his gifts.
He was so cute (as always.)

Our first Christmas Tree!

Brian had a wonderful idea when we were decorating our tree this year.
We decided to have a "thankful tree".
Each day we would write down a couple of things we were thankful for on slips of paper
and then we hung them on the tree.
On Christmas day we planned on reading them out loud.
2008 has been a wonderful year - we have truly been blessed!

January 16th was Caleb's 6 month birthday.
6 Month stats:
18 pounds 4 ounces
27 1/4 inches long
He is getting so BIG!
some BIG things have happened this month:
On January 29th the adoption was finalized.
Although he has been 100% part of our family and hearts since we brought him home,
it was so wonderful to know that he is lawfully ours.
And even BETTER on January 31st he became a part of our eternal family FOREVER!
My heart felt like it was going to burst with JOY and GRATITUDE and LOVE!

Here's our eternal family
(Aren't my boys handsome?)
(Brian's mom made his cute little outfit.)

Oh what a wonderful, wonderful, marvelous day!
A day I will never forget!

And last, but definitely not least,
This joyful day was made possible by this very special young lady:
We love you so much Tanya!