Sunday, February 22, 2015

9 months

Graham turned 9 months old on Valentine's Day. He looks quite dapper in his red bow tie! Graham's biggest milestones over the past month have been really crawling and saying dada (just babbling though, I'm sure he was thinking mama:) 

Graham stats:

What he has been up to:
-Learned to really crawl
-Loves to pull hair especially mommy's and sister's
-Rolling all around. Mama has to pin you down to get you dressed sometimes.
-Loves banana puffs
-Gets so excited when I turn the vacuum on 
-Babbling and saying dada
-When I say 'give me high five' you raise your hand to meet mine
-Teething like crazy. Your top two teeth are just about all the way down now (4 teeth total)

Thursday, January 15, 2015

8 months

Graham is now 8 months old and growing like a weed.  The biggest milestones this month were learning to sit up by himself and army crawling. Things are getting ready to get busy around here. Happy 8 months Graham Carter!

What Graham has been up to:
- Enjoying books (looking, listening and of course chewing them)
- Sitting up to play
- Pulling mommy's hair and sometimes sister's
- Eating most fruits and vegetables although you are not too fond of peas
- Sleeping thru the night most nights
- Giggling at your sister Georgia
- Teething, but still only two teeth
- Loving bath time
- You had a great first Christmas and New Years

Tuesday, January 6, 2015

favorite five

I know everyone has already moved on to organizing and spring, but I'm still thinking about and enjoying my Christmas gifts. I wanted to share my top five favorite gifts from 2014 with you in case you have some Christmas money to spend and need ideas of what to spend it on:)

I was in desperate need of a new winter coat. Mine was about 9 years old and needed to be retired. This Kate coat from Boden caught my eye. I have already worn this coat so much. It is perfect for any occasion. 

I have enjoyed my bkr water bottle. I have been on the hunt for a water bottle with a small opening that I won't spill all over myself when I'm drinking it and one that fits in my cup holder. I love that it is glass too. 

My sister and I both gifted one another with Erin Gates' Elements of Style book. We both have really enjoyed reading it. It's the perfect addition to any coffee table. 

Hunter boots are everywhere these days, right? I am late to jump on to this trend, but I have already made good use out of these boots. We have had some cold and wet days in NC recently and these are perfect. My mom gave me a pair of the Hunter cable knit socks which will be perfect for the winter months ahead. 

Last, but not least, for the past few years, I have received Kiehl's Creme de Corps body butter. It is AMAZING. 

What about you? Any favorite gifts?

Tuesday, December 30, 2014

christmas morning

Christmas morning was nothing short of spectacular. We celebrate the birth of Jesus and Santa Claus at our house. May Graham and Georgia always know and understand the greatest gift that was ever given on Christmas which was God sending his son to earth to save us. 

Santa Claus did visit our house and the kid's faces were priceless. Georgia was so very excited to see what Santa brought. 

Graham had a wonderful first Christmas. He was all smiles and enjoyed playing with his new toys too. 

Wednesday, December 24, 2014

let earth receive her KING

Merry Christmas from our family to yours!

Let earth receive her KING!

"He will be called Wonderful Counselor, Mighty God, Everlasting Father, Prince of Peace." 
Isaiah 9:6

Tuesday, December 16, 2014

7 months

You are 7 months old Graham! Over the past month you have really discovered your voice and talk (squawk:) up a storm! You celebrated your first Thanksgiving and have had fun participating in fun Christmas activities. You have enjoyed seeing all the Christmas lights. The biggest milestone this month was your first tooth. Another tooth just popped up the other day so now you have two bottom teeth.  What a sweet, smiley baby you are!

27.5 inches long
18lbs and 1 oz

What Graham has been up to:
Jumping and Jumping like crazy in your jumper
Teething. Your first tooth came immediately followed by a second. 
Rolling all over the floor
Chewing anything you can get your hands on
Laughing at your sister
Listening to mommy read 
Eating rice cereal, but you are not a fan of many foods
Most nights you sleep about 7-8 hours straight (that's a win in my book:)

We love you Graham Carter. 

Tuesday, November 18, 2014

6 months

Happy half birthday Graham! Six months has flown by. You are such a joy and we are blessed to have you as our son.

What Graham has been up to:
-Continuing to love your little monkey. You hold it to your face while you fall asleep
- Watching mommy, daddy and Georgia eat
- Starting on solids. So far you have had sweet potatoes and carrots
- Laughing at your sister when she runs around the house like a silly little girl
- Rocking and rolling all over the floor
-Jumping in your jumper
-You are a very ticklish little boy. Your giggle is adorable