Sunday, October 31, 2010

My Fijian Hula Girl!

Here she is, my little hula girl. I got this costume 7 years ago when I was teaching in Fiji. My friends, Britt and Heidi got one also. We decided that we would use them for our future daughters one day. Britt has two adorable little boys and Heidi has a precious little boy as well, so Miss Marlie is the first to be a Fijian Hula girl. What do you think?

Sunday, October 24, 2010

Fall 2010

         Have I told you that I am completely obsessed with Fall? I love everything about it; the weather is perfect and no more humidity, thank goodness. The air is crisp and the temperature perfect, the trees are so beautiful, I can't get enough of them. I have decided that Mums are my favorite seasonal flower and, of course, I still love all the haunted houses, scary movies, trick or treaters, candy, costumes, and cuddling at home. Last but not least, I love wearing sweaters (random, I know). I could go on and on. Oh ya, one more thing- my Mom and I crave the fall craft shows and have decided that Haddonfield is our favorite one. We also went to Duffields, which is an adorable farm market that has hay rides, corn mazes, pumpkin picking and  tons of kiddies running around. Marlie had no idea what was going on but we were able to get some adorable pictures. I can't wait to take her next year!

          Ok, now on to bigger and better things if that is possible...... of course it is.... Miss Marlie Marie. She is changing like crazy. I love this age the best so far because she smiles all the time, grabs everything in sight and is getting less moody as the days go on. She loves to be out and about, shopping, visiting Poppy, walking outside and playing. I was getting a little nervous that she hadn't yet, but she officially rolls over now, yay, although still hates being on her tummy. We will see if she ever crawls or just skips to standing and walking. She is also getting more ticklish. We love it when she laughs but she really makes us work for it. We definitely make fools of ourselves but it is all worth it in the end. Marlie is also starting to sit up on her own; it is the cutest thing ever! She just got over her first cold last week and still sounds like a smoker, it is so adorable. She handled it pretty well. I complain way more when I have a cold. 

          Marlie is now 25 inches long and 13 lbs. 14 ozs. She is one week away from her 1/2 birthday. Time flies. I can't believe how big she is getting. Wait till you see her Halloween costume. I can't wait!

Our backyard in the fall! Isn't it beautiful?