Sunday, March 25, 2007

My Babies Turning 2!!!

I can't believe that on Tuesday my little baby will be 2 years old. I can't believe it's been 2 years since we drove 19 hours down to Florida to see her for the very first time. It just can't be 2 years already. Time can not possibly have gone by that fast. She's still a baby in my head and I think she will always be my baby.

She got her first birthday present in the mail on Friday and it was from her birthmother. I cried when I saw it. It will mean so much to Asha when she is older. It is a red velvet heart shaped box with a crystal angel bear inside and under the lid was this little poem:

A GIFT OF LOVE My gift to you is my love given from deep within my heart. This special love will never end even when we're apart.

It was just so sweet. I have it right where Asha can see it every day. Her birthmother is such a wonderful person and we are so blessed to have her in our lives. Asha will be blessed to grow up knowing how much her birthmother loves her.

Asha's birthday party is going to be on Saturday and we are having family over and cooking out weather permitting. I think we got her just as many presents for her birthday as we did for Christmas and that's saying alot because we went over board on Christmas.

I will post pictures next week of the party. It should be fun and I HOPE we have beautiful weather.

Sunday, March 04, 2007

All Moved In!! YEAH!!

Well we are officially moved in. Here is a picture of Asha helping me pack before the big move. She was such a big help can't you tell?
The first day was alot for her to handle. At first she was scared and didn't know what to think of it all but once we got some of her toys in her room she was happy as could be. She loved yelling "HI" to all the guys as they came in and out and she loved running around the nice open space that our new home has. That first night was rough going for sleep. She fell asleep at 8:30 really well but was up at midnight and wouldn't go back to sleep until 5 a.m. Made for a very long and tiring day unpacking the next day. After that first night though she has slept better here than at our old house. She rarely gets up in the middle of the night now and goes down without a fuss.
We are both loving the new house. It is open concept and her bedroom is now on the main floor so no more toys in my living room!!! She does drag some out but for the most part it is contained in her room.
Her new passion now is toilet paper. She has never had access to the bathroom before and now there are 2 on the main floor. We are constantly having to roll the toilet paper back up.

I bought these really cute butterfly pegs and frames to hold her pictures of her birthparents and biosiblings and painted them purple. On the frames I stamped cute little yellow butterflies that will match the wall color. I also put white glitter on the butterflies so they sparkle when the light hits them. They turned out really well. Here's a picture of the finished product. Her room will eventually be yellow walls and big purple butterflies. It should look really nice when done.