Sunday, July 6, 2008

Happy Birthday to Landry and Pappy!

Today was Landry's 4 month birthday (I can hardly believe it!!!) and my dad's 58th birthday. My family came here to celebrate with us. They were so sweet to travel on a holiday Sunday just so I wouldn't have to make the trip by myself with both girls. That's not really too fun! Anyway, Bethany and I made Pappy a Butterfinger cake yesterday and we had it today. It was so yummy! I'll post the recipe when I have a bit more time.

I was so thankful to have the family join us at church this morning. Since Raymond had to work, I was at church with both girls by myself, which is pretty challenging to say the least. They were a great help to me! We had lunch a Chili's (my dad's favorite) and then came home for birthday cake and ice cream.
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After naps (Pappy, Raymond, Bethany and Landry all got to nap) we played outside with Bethany in her pool and had a great time watching all of her tricks. Landry even "sunbathed" a little! Don't worry - she was in the shade!

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After a healthy dinner of pizza, and yes, some more birthday cake, the family headed home. I hope they made it - I know they were in some pretty heavy holiday traffic. Sorry! We are really glad that you all came and we had a great time!!!

Pappy with his girls
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Aunt Sara with Landry
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Just a few photos to commemorate what Landry is doing at 4 months. These were actually taken a couple weeks ago, but close enough, right?

Trying to sit herself up! She's pretty good at the "tripod" sit, but eventually ends up folded in half!
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Holds toys for short periods of time and tries to chew on them. That is, until she drops them.
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This is how she spends most of her time. Pretty much every time I put her down on her back she immediately flips to her tummy and stays there. She's pretty darn happy there, too!
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Thanks for being such a joy in our lives Landry Gayle - we love you!!!

5 comments:

Phyllis said...

mmmm....BUTTERFINGER cake?? I definitely need that recipe!!!
Your girls are getting prettier and prettier by the day -- I can't believe Ms. Landry is already 4mos old. Happy Birthday to Pappy!

debbie said...

Landry looks like such a happy little girl. I love those big, gummy, toothless smiles! Avery hates being on her tummy, so we have a ways to go before getting such great pics. Glad you had a good weekend!

Kristi said...

Wow! Where was my brain at church yesterday? I completely missed your fam! Bethany's dress was so cute and of course we all saw Miss Landry's in class-- ADORABLE! Glad you got to spend some good time with your family and Happy Day to your Dad!

dougnlarry said...

I can't wait for the recipe for that cake, it sounds super yummy! Happy Birthday to your dad and to Miss Landry. She really is a happy baby. (You deserved it this time after B was so colicky.)

Tricia said...

Happy 4 months Landry! Love the pics. And love the pics on the shopping thread too!!! Thanks for sharing! Tricia P.S. Sydney turned 7 months today - CRAZY!