Thursday, January 2, 2014

Last Quarter of 2013 in Review

Happy New Year! I wanted to post this message last night but I was too tired and too busy watching the "ball drop" in Times Square on TV :). Anyway, it's been a wonderful 2013 with our little Henry and I have included some photos below from where I left off in June (click on photo to zoom).

I will be updating my blog on a regular basis again (well, I'll try) since we have been matched with another cute little button! He's 15 months old from Zhengzhou CWI in Henan but currently in foster care. I will write more about our new son as soon as I figure out how to reconfigure the layout and design of this blog!

Wishing you all a Happy 2014!

The invitation I designed for Henry's
3rd birthday; the RSVP info is on the
back of the cloud.
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My "Teeny Bots" cardboard cutout for Henry and
his teeny buddies; it took about a week to design
and build this, but it was totally worth it.
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The "build your own bot" robots ready for the children
(I may include another post about the party
as I have more to share!) and lunch box favors.
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Henry at his second annual dental visit
(he was more cooperative but hated the cleaning).
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Henry helping mommy pack!
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"I'm putting my head in the water, mommy!"
Henry's first swim class evaluation in October.
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Going to the museum's Halloween Party
dressed up as Buzz Lightyear.
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First ER visit :(. Getting ready for his two staples
while watching Bug's Life movie LATE at night!
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Trying to get along, lol.
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Henry the firefighter at the
local children's museum.
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Henry's first experience with
artificial snow (we'll see the real stuff
in February!)!
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Posing in front of the fire truck at our
local community Christmas event.
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Our fuzzy Christmas light buddies!
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Having dim sum at our local Kim Son cafe (yummy!).
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We have a match!
Henry's new baby brother! (More to come.)
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Henry at a classmate's birthday party.
Yes, that's a wee petting zoo! Very cool!
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Another one of our many obstacle courses.
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Christmas 2013 -- "Ooooooh!"
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Henry's first Nutcracker experience.
He enjoyed rocking in his chair more than
watching the actual show!
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Ending the year at the zoo :D.

2 comments:

Tasha said...

Looks like a wonderful year!! Henry is such a handsome little guy. And baby brother is cute as can be. I am so happy for your family! Happy New Year!
-Tasha

linxx said...

Aww, thank you, Tasha!! Happy New Year to you and your family, too!

Linda