Every November I start getting anxious/prepared/motivated to get Payton's birthday party scheduled/prepared for January. Yes I know a little in advance but with the holidays drawing so near I always feel like there is not enough time and then BOOM the 5th of January is here!! So in November I get her birthday shirt made and then Rachel takes some pictures for me to put on her birthday invitation. I wanted to post a few pictures from this year and last year photo shoot. It just amazes me how much 1 year can change your baby!! She is such a doll and definitely has a mind of her own!
It was a little bit harder this year to get her to stay still and actually look and smile at the camera! She just wanted to run around and look at the water and play in the leaves! In the end Rachel ended up capturing some fantastic pictures of her and I can't wait to show you all my favorites! Although I'm not going to tell you which one made the invitation maybe you can guess and see which one is your favorite. I'm also going to put one from her 1 year old photo shoot on here with an almost identical one from her 2 year old shoot!!
Oh how she has changed in 1 year!!
Thank you so much Rachel for taking my angel's sweet pictures!! I can't wait for her invitation to get here!! I still can't believe I am fixing to have a 2 year old!!
Richard and I have been married for over 4 years now!! We welcomed our 1st daughter Payton into our lives in Jan. of 2009. She is such a joy and a handful all in one. She definitely keeps us on our toes!! March of 2011 we welcomed our 2nd daughter Macey Jo. She has definitely been a wonderful blessing in our family. Her big sister loves her so very much!! I am a NICU nurse here in Memphis and I must say that I love my job. So welcome to my wonderful crazy life as a mother,nurse and wife!!!
Richard and I have been together 9 years and married for 4 years. He truly is my best friend and the love of my life!! I am so thankful for all the times we have together and can't wait to see what our future holds for us! He is an awesome father to our 2 beautiful little girls and a wonderful husband to me! I love him with all my heart and I am so blessed he is mine!
Payton is my darling, loving, crazy, and energetic 1st born. She is the true definition of a 3 year old. Energy, temper tantrums, crying, laughing, smiling, and did I say energy!! All of these words sum up my beautiful daughter!! She has brought an immense amount of love and joy into our lives. Payton made Richard and I parents and we will be ever so grateful that she came into our lives! She has made everyday such a joy and we can't wait to see what she has in store for our family!! it's probably going to be a crazy ride with her!! We love you doodle bug, with all of our hearts!
Macey Jo is our calm and collective, watch the world go by 1 year old!! She is starting to look so much like her big sister. She is definitely our bashful and very shy little girl! She brings calmness in this crazy life! She would rather be held all day and night. She loves to snuggle with you and loves to be talked/sung to. Macey Jo has brought a sense of togetherness when she entered our lives!! We love being her mom and dad and Payton loves being her big sister! We love you Macey Jo to the moon and back!