Wednesday, August 26, 2009

Two Fingers!!!

When asked how old she is, Emory doesn't hold up two fingers like most two year olds, she says, "Two fingers!" She is so funny! We got to go out West to visit our daughter, son-in-law, and Emory. We got back late last night. Talk about jet lag!
This first photo shows some of the decorations that my daughter made for her party. Emory knows all the letters in her name.

Here she is in one of the dresses I made for her. Just look at those eyes!

She recognized the Annie dress right away. The photo on the left shows her reaction when she opened it. She wore it two of the three days that we were there after her party. The picture on the right shows her wearing it and eating a snack from one of the reusable sandwich bags I made.

The next photo shows her reaction to the Tennessee cheerleader outfit that we gave her. I didn't make this. She recognizes the Power T. For those of you who do not follow college football. The "T" for Tennessee is called the Power T. Go Vols! My daughters all went to UT, as did two of our son-in-laws, my husband and I went there, as did our parents and most of our siblings, cousins, etc.... You get the idea!

When Emory opened the tub of her dress-up clothes she immediately put on the turquoise top with the red and silver skirt. Go figure! She has her own sense of style. Then when she put on the pink top she just wore it with her diaper. The Vera Bradley bag on the coffee table beside Emory is a gift from one of my other daughters, her aunt. It's to hold her Epi-pen and other paraphernalia in case she has an allergy reaction. What a little fashionista!

The last two photos show Emory in her baby doll pjs and nightgown that I made for her. We told her they were dresses to wear for sleeping. She loves dresses so she was satisfied.
Emory had a lot of fun with the "My First Dollhouse" that Grandaddy and Granmomma gave her.

Finally, I am in a real shoe as of today! You can see a slight difference in the way the shoe on my right foot (the one I had surgery on) and the left foot. There's still some swelling and soreness, but it is much better! It's been 5 weeks and 2 days since my surgery! Whew!

Thank you to those of you who commented about my paper dolls. I am anxious to get back to working on them. The more I look at the photo of the drawing of Jenna, the more I realize I need to work on it more. Today was Kellen, Jenna, and Riley's first day back to school. I hope they had a fun day!


PaisleyJade said...

She is just the cutest little girl... and I had such a laugh and the 'two fingers'!!!

Sher said...

She is adorable! And I loved the fashion show of all the items you made for her :)

blushing rose said...

I am partial to her, my son is Emery.

She's absolutely the cutest ... don't they just melt your hearts with cute little sayings & actions?! The dress is DARLING!!!


Gail said...

Julia, What a sweetie. No wonder you dote on her. She reminds me of my daughter at that age - huge eyes.

Trudy Callan said...

Emory is so adorable.

gwensews said...

Such an adorable little lady. She must just absolutely melt your heart! What a little "girly girl"! I hope your poor foot gets back to normal soon. It hurts me every time I see a picture of it.

Anonymous said...

Oh such a sweetie!!! She's so beautiful too and it looks like quite the charmer ;) Excellent job on your presents.

Cindy said...

2 is the best age ever! Still babies and so cute. Too bad they don't stay that way. Mine loved to wear dresses and play dress up. Now she's a tomboy. Only jeans and sneakers.

So happy you had a wonderful trip and you're healing well. A shoe...YEAH!

Thanks what you said about Alex. Life is a precious gift.. and look how precious Emory is... We have many blessings in our gift.

Tanya said...

Too cute. Thanks for sharing.

Exuberant Color said...

What a cutie! I remember the days of making dresses and other clothes for my first granddaughter. She's 22 now. All three of my granddaughters wore all of the dresses.

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