Happy New Year!

Merry (belated) Christmas and Happy New Year! ūüôā ¬†I hope you all had a wonderful Christmas holiday with your loved ones celebrating the birth of our Savior!

This year was especially fun for us because M finally understood the concept of tearing off the wrapping paper (or in her case gently removing it piece by piece) to reveal what’s inside. ¬†She was so funny because she would try to “guess” what each thing was. ¬†The best part about her guessing? ¬†No matter the size or shape, she would always say “underpants??” ¬†HA! ¬†She just potty trained right after Thanksgiving so we’ve been buying a lot of undies in the last few weeks. ¬†Consequently she assumed everything she was about to open was that! ¬†Turns out maybe we could’ve just stocked up on undies and she would’ve been happy as a clam. ¬†Who knew?! ¬†Here’s a couple snapshots of our little love all dressed up and ready for Christmas Eve church!

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This past weekend, thanks to my brother-in-law, hubby and dad, baby boy’s nursery got painted! ¬†yay! ¬†And yesterday my mom, sister and I spent time setting it up and decorating. ¬†It’s not quite finished yet so stay tuned for a completed picture, but so far it has turned out really cute! ¬†I kinda love it! ¬†This also meant that we made the big transition with M from crib to big girl bed!!! ¬†She’s only slept in it one night so far, but she did great!! ¬†She’s never been a particularly great sleeper, i.e. comes into our bed most nights between 5-6 and co-sleeps the rest of the night, but I wasn’t sure what to expect when she moved into her new bed where she could get out on her own! ¬†Turns out she still slept her version of all night! ¬†Sometime shortly before 5 I awoke to her standing in our doorway! ¬†So we considered her first night a success! ¬†Hopefully the next several follow suit! ¬†Okay, okay here’s a tiny sneak peek of baby boy’s room as my mom was putting his bedding in his crib:

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As 2015 begins I can’t help but look back over the past year and marvel in the many blessings we’ve received. ¬†A beautiful, healthy little girl who I swear gets smarter and more fun every single day, a baby boy on the way and a smooth, problem-free, easy pregnancy, the health and happiness of all our family, a new job for my hubby, the sweetest baby niece ever!, the love and mercy of Jesus every single day… I could go on and on! ¬†I can’t wait for another year of this wonderful life I’ve been given and I hope you find yourselves feeling the same way!

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