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Miss P is going to be...

A BIG Sister! Baby Walker #2 is scheduled to make his/her appearance at the beginning of June 2016, and we shared the news with our friends and family via our Christmas card this year. How fun! I really enjoy opening the mailbox and finding personal mail, so Christmas card season is one of my favorite times of the year, and probably the only time I check my mailbox almost daily.

When it came to announcing Baby #2, I have to admit that I put a little pressure on myself, because I felt like our "We're Teeing It Up With a Third" announcement was so clever. But we didn't have this sweet and cute little face to help us announce back then, so I purchased a long sleeved gray tee from Target, whipped out my Silhouette Cameo that my hubby got me for Christmas last year, and created Miss P her very own t-shirt.  She is excited, and I think she will enjoy having a permanent playmate. Praying for a healthy and happy baby!


We are blessed to have an awesome family photographer, that we have used ever since P was about 6 months old. She captured these sweet expressions for us, and I lined them up. If you're in the Tacoma/Seattle, WA area, I highly recommend that you check her out at Abby Joy Photography!

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