Saturday, April 25, 2009

"you know that's how rumors get started"

this afternoon, we celebrated david, lynn and the impending arrival of joshua, their first son. you may remember david and lynn from the pregnancy pictures i took just a couple of weeks ago. they are fellow youth group volunteers at church and are so much fun to hang out with. i have loved getting to know them better over the past few months.

lindsey w. did an awesome job with the "hungry caterpillar" cupcake cake.
and it was cool to see all of the cute gifts they received!
the gift i had been working on was a set of letters for his nursery. after my marley and maddie projects, i was ready to try something for a little boy :) i had seen pictures of his bedding from lynn's facebook...and came up with these:
i knew the verse would be a special one for them, and i was VERY happy with how they turned out!

we had a nice group of friends there with us, and i enjoyed taking pictures of jake and silas running around. silas was particulary energetic today--he is ALL boy! with barefeet and just a pair of overalls on, he was running around tackling jake and playing to his heart's content. (click on collage to enlarge)

as the shower was wrapping up, we thought it would be fun to take a picture of all three pregnant girls--lindsey w., lynn and lindsey j. as we discussed how funny it was to see the progression, emelie thought it would be fun to hop in there at the beginning! we laughed and joked that "that's how rumors get started" around the church. then it was the guys turn, and they showed off their own bellies (or lack thereof.) what good sports :)

last little piece of home news--we finally got some patio furniture to enjoy our back deck over the spring and summer. we've been keeping our eyes on some sets for the past few weeks, and finally found a nice set at a great price at k-mart. justin worked on putting it together while i was at the shower this afternoon, and now we're grilling out and getting ready to eat dinner on it as the sun sets over our backyard. i can't wait to use it more this summer!
that's all for now--hope everyone is enjoying the gorgeous weekend!


  1. What a great post. :) You did an awesome job on the letters for Joshua's initials! What a special gift for a special couple. I know we are all so thrilled for them! :) I'm almost more excited for them than I am for myself!! Great job on the pictures, too. :)

  2. When I get ready to paint Seth's room, I would like to recruit you! Don't worry it won't be anytime soon. Your patio furniture looks great, I know you will enjoy it!