Thursday, November 17, 2011

Twice Blessed

What a fun day! We blessed the babies the first Sunday in November and both sets of grandparents were able to come. What lucky little babies.

The only drama of the day was not performed by our drama queen. Sam decided to take that role and hollered through his blessing. But everyone survived.

We let Jeremy help pick Sam's outfit (thanks again Aunt Emily and Uncle Danny!) and of course he picked the one called the "Jeremy jumper."

Our gifted grandmothers gave gorgeous gifts. Grandma Corky made the blankets in the pictures and Grandma Ann made these:
Yes! I will put the babies in these sweaters every chance I get as long as they fit!
Our 3 amigos:
Already getting teased, poor little guy:
Big brother

Our four (!!!!) children! ...such a sudden leap from two I'm still processing...
Lots of chats and yummy food later, family went home and everything is back to normal now. ("normal" - ha!)
About 3 weeks ago we started getting our first true smiles and a few gurgly coos. Some moments are so wholly baby-perfect I can hardly stand it.
Here's Ruthie mid-story. Of course anytime I try to record her she gets stage fright. Hopefully soon we'll have one of her stories to share.
I've tried uploading video so many times. Fail every time. Just says "uploading" forever and ever. Anyone have a cure for my video-uploading ineptitude?

12 comments:

Katie and Van said...

WHY WHY WHY aren't we closer!? They are so, so cute :) Wish we could've been there for the special day with everyone. We sure love and miss you!

maria said...

Cute, cute kids! I have the same problem uploading videos--let me know if someone knows the magic trick...

Emily said...

Oh, Jennie! Every photo just fills my heart with joy! Your children are all so beautiful. Makes it seem like your life is a field of daisies. Ha! Hope you are surviving sleepless nights and everything associated with twins! You are amazing!

J and C Stubblefield said...

super cute! I just wanna snuggle them! As for videos, make them super short clips clike 1 min or less and they will upload every time. The longer they are the less likely that blogger will upload them. If you want a long video save it to You tube then post it on your blog.

Leanne said...

Oh so heavenly! What gorgeous babies!

Christi said...

They are so cute! Love it! And I was gonna tell you the same thing as Courtney.

Brittany Iwaasa said...

Jennie! I love your twins! Sounds like the blessing day was perfect, even despite howling Sam. Congrats again on such a beautiful family and I hope you achieve some level of normalcy again asap.

Brittany Iwaasa said...

p.s. I loved what you said about some moments being 'so wholly baby perfect'. I think that's a line that will stick with me. makes me excited to greet our little girl!

Yorgasons said...

LOVE those pics!!! So cute! All of them!! I love Ruthie's dress! Its beautiful!! I love those blankets and those sweaters!! They are something they will keep forever...as long as mice don't poop on them...just speaking from experience!!!!!!ARG!!!!

Jenn said...

The twins are so fun! I love all your photos!!

Kellie said...

These are happy times!

Sarah said...

So amazingly precious! I loved the ones of your dad and your hubby, each holding both babies. But, oh, every picture was so precious. My eyes fill with tears at your blessings.