I missed posting about a few important events in March...
Like Lydia's Blessing!!
She is so beautiful, and we feel so blessed to have her in our home. She looked like a little angel (of course)... and I LOVED her dress... even if it caused me great stress.
The story goes like this... a few days before the blessing I started looking for the blessing dress that Jadyn had worn... (Tayler, Saige and Kenna had shared one, but I bought a new one for Jadyn...) I searched the house... every closet... again and again and again and could NOT find that dress. Finally I went shopping for a new one... and of course the one that I loved was EXACTLY like Jadyn's that I couldn't find. I decided to buy it knowing full well I would eventually find the other one... sure enough exactly one week after the blessing... Saige found it! :)
But she sure looked beautiful!!
I gave Shane a bit of a hard time about forgetting our baby's name... But in the end he got it right! I am so blessed to have a husband who holds the priesthood and has so much love for each of his "girls". I imagine it isn't always easy for Shane to be the lone guy in a family of girls... He's pretty outnumbered... I've often seen the dazed look when the older girls and I are getting so excited about something really "girlie" that we want to do as a family... and we look over at him hoping to see as much enthusiasm... and his mouth is hanging open... and he pretty much knows he has no other choice but to agree with us... And he doesn't even complain... Well, that's a good guy if you ask me!! :)
We are so grateful to have so many wonderful friends and family that came to support us... our little luncheon had more than 80 people at it. Seriously I am soooo grateful for good families. Both mine and Shane's... I so admire Shane's family for the support they give each other... I mean there is like a blessing/baptism/missionary AT LEAST once a month... and his WHOLE family is there to everything... It is amazing!
Lydia is his parents 43rd grandchild (and they have at least 20 great-grandchildren), and she is my parents 19th grandchild. So she will definitely have cousins to play with!!! And to think I didn't have even one!!!
The best part of the day was not having to clean my house before or after the luncheon... since we opted to have it at the Library Conference Room. It was PERFECT and made the day so much more enjoyable and relaxing.
My girls are so blessed to have both sets of their grandparents living so close. What fun memories they are making with each of them... I feel bad that we didn't get a picture of Lydia with Shane's parents before they dashed out. But I love this one of my parents (even if my mom is going to give me a hard time about posting ANOTHER picture of heron here!)
What a fantastic day it was!!