The Macs

Monday, April 26, 2010

look who made it...

...to the top of the blog!


I love this one of Cora & Levi.
My two sweet babies.
I wish I could see them as brother and sister.
And it kills me that we can't have a "complete" family picture.
I feel like I have our family picture with Cora,
and our family picture with Levi, 
and there should be someway to combine them.
Not like combine them with Photoshop.
Really combine them.
But I can't.
I think that will always be hard for me.

So, Levi is now part of the blog banner.
Some of you have been bugging me to add him for weeks now.
And I want to assure you that it wasn't because it was too hard 
or I didn't want him up there that his pictures didn't get added right away.
It was purely procrastination on my part.
I don't know how to change the banner myself.
(I need someone to teach me all those tricks!)
And it took me awhile to get the pictures to Danielle.
I love seeing him up there now too.
Just like all of you!

Thanks for making Levi part of the blog banner Danielle!

42 Comments:

Blogger Christina said...

LOVE LOVE LOVE the new blog banner!

April 26, 2010 at 9:50 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

LOVE LOVE LOVE the new blog banner...ESPECIALLY love the picture of Cora and Levi side by side...beautiful babies Momma!

Kim

April 26, 2010 at 9:58 AM  
Blogger Vera said...

SO precious! Just like both your babies.

April 26, 2010 at 9:58 AM  
Blogger Kalyn said...

Love the new banner, It put a smile on my face!

April 26, 2010 at 10:06 AM  
Blogger Lauren Kelly said...

Just beautiful!! Love it!! :)

April 26, 2010 at 10:09 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Oh how beautiful....I am so happy to see both of your babies on here, it needed to be here :)

April 26, 2010 at 10:31 AM  
Blogger Lindsay said...

Love the new banner! Both your kids are precious!

April 26, 2010 at 10:32 AM  
Anonymous Tara said...

Love the new banner! I can completely understand that "procrastination." Life is all a jumble when a new baby enters your life and it just makes getting things done quickly hard. You have beautiful babies, Joel and Jess. May God continue to bless you...HUGS!

April 26, 2010 at 10:35 AM  
Blogger Beki - TheRustedChain said...

I love that you procrastinate.
It makes me feel better about myself.

Ha!

Love his sweet pictures on your blog. He is a doll.

April 26, 2010 at 10:55 AM  
Blogger Erica said...

yay for levi! he is such a doll! i love the photo of him on your sidebar too!

April 26, 2010 at 10:56 AM  
Blogger Beth McC. said...

I lvoe your sweet blog and all the pictures!

April 26, 2010 at 11:02 AM  
Blogger leel said...

so sweet to see him up there too. it must be hard, though. well done :)

April 26, 2010 at 11:22 AM  
Blogger Tamara said...

I love it, I too wish nothing more for you then to have both your babies here with you :-(

www.tamara-camera.blogspot.com

April 26, 2010 at 11:25 AM  
Blogger Toni :O) said...

Precious, Precious, Precious! I LOVE the picture of him on the right side...just gorgeous! As hard as that was to do, it's totally worth it to see your two beautiful babes!

April 26, 2010 at 11:32 AM  
Blogger Tara said...

so cute! i love your font. they are precious!!!

April 26, 2010 at 11:40 AM  
Blogger Amanda said...

absolutely love it! You and Joel sure make precious precious babies.

April 26, 2010 at 12:15 PM  
Blogger Jane In The Jungle said...

Absolutely adorable...

April 26, 2010 at 12:21 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Well like everyone else has said I just love it!!! I also wish nothing more than for your family picture to have Cora and Levi together here on earth. They are both so beautiful and it is so sweet to have them right next to eachother on my computer screen.

Thinking of you in FLA!
God bless :)
Krista
aka babykatesmom

April 26, 2010 at 1:14 PM  
Blogger meg duerksen said...

it's beautiful.
both ways.
i wish you could have that complete picture too.
so bad.

April 26, 2010 at 1:49 PM  
Blogger Micah said...

Precious. Danielle does such a great job. I wish I knew those tricks too...

April 26, 2010 at 1:52 PM  
Blogger Baylee and Blair's page said...

Love the new blog as well! I know this isn't what you were thinking, but I have seen families who have lost a child take a picture of that child that is framed and HUGE and hold it in the picture with them.

Hugs - Tiffany

April 26, 2010 at 1:52 PM  
Blogger Sarah said...

LOVE it!!!!:)

April 26, 2010 at 2:23 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

The pictures of Levi just make me giggle. He is something. Always saying a prayer for ALL the Mac's.

April 26, 2010 at 3:16 PM  
Blogger Stef said...

looks awesome! I'm so glad you kept both kids up there. Beautiful family <3

April 26, 2010 at 5:11 PM  
Anonymous AshleyAnn said...

That just makes me very happy...such sweet pictures.

April 26, 2010 at 7:31 PM  
Blogger Tasha Roe said...

you have a beautiful family!

April 26, 2010 at 9:27 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

They are both adorable. I like to read your blog. you always have such faith, and it has really opened my eyes. I have started praying again and I am looking for a church to go to with me and my children. I lost faith in god a long time ago, after everything in my life seemed to be horrible. I was a selfish teenager then and thought god couldn't love me if he has let the one person who means anything in my life die when i need them most. and let somebody else abuse me every day. But I am older now with my own children and have thankfully learned that it has nothing to do with anything that i did, and i am finding god again. It's important my kids know about god as well. So i guess this has nothing to do with the picture but thank you for sharing everything that you do in your blog.

April 26, 2010 at 10:22 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Your strength is incredible. Remember, by loving Levi you are honoring your baby girl. Can't imagine how much you miss her. I hope you always keep pictures of her on your blog. She is beautiful.

April 26, 2010 at 10:25 PM  
Anonymous Margaret said...

the picture of Levi on the right side of your blog, and the picture of Cora with your mom that you posted for her birthday..... look like the same baby! I cant believe how much they look alike! (at least i think one is cora and the other levi!!) Love the new pics, stay strong!

April 27, 2010 at 6:52 AM  
Blogger Givinya De Elba said...

Oh that is SO GOOD Jess! I have been wondering and I didn't want to bug you, but I've been thinking that Levi should git on up there in the banner!

April 27, 2010 at 8:06 AM  
Blogger Melinda said...

Beautiful!

April 27, 2010 at 8:51 AM  
Blogger The Buchanan Family said...

love it!

April 27, 2010 at 8:53 AM  
Blogger Plain Jayne said...

Both of your children are beautiful!

April 27, 2010 at 10:44 AM  
Blogger Tricia said...

Happy and sad all at once. Your beautiful babies are the perfect introduction to your beautiful blog.

XO*Tricia

April 27, 2010 at 11:43 AM  
Anonymous Christina said...

You know, I just want to thank you for continuing to share with us. I am crying yet again, and I so wish that there were a way to make that true for you. One day...
Your babies are beautiful, indeed.
The new banner is wonderful.

April 28, 2010 at 1:03 AM  
Anonymous Diana said...

A blog banner full of LOVE! YES! BEAUTIFUL!

I refreshed the page over and over to see them both.

Now it feels RIGHT here!

{hugz}

April 28, 2010 at 1:18 AM  
Blogger dg darling said...

So cute!

Just thought I should let you know that I mentioned Cora on my blog today and put her pic up. Hope that's ok...

April 28, 2010 at 2:54 PM  
Blogger Jenifer's Journey said...

love it

April 28, 2010 at 9:59 PM  
Blogger Amy Ross said...

Jess,
I have been reading your blog for awhile, this is mu first comment. I am so sorry for your loss and I am also truly amazed at your strength, at least what I can read from your blog. On the family photo, you could try having a picture(like in frame) of Cora in a current family photo. Families used to do this a long time ago, I'm talking great-great-grandparent era, but I always think it is a nice way to show that a loved one has been lost, but not totally. Just a thought!

April 30, 2010 at 7:43 AM  
Blogger Christine said...

So sweet :) I love seeing both of your precious blessings up on the blog. I adore the quilt that Levi is lying on in the sidebar pic. Just gorgeous!

May you be blessed today and always, Jess. I think of you guys often.

May 1, 2010 at 12:19 PM  
Blogger Allison said...

Aww, I love that one of Cora and Levi too. I should also mention that I love that quilt Levi is sleeping on in that picture -- so cute!

May 1, 2010 at 6:34 PM  
Blogger onlymehere said...

He's absolutely adorable! The new blog banner is great too. What a fun time too with friends. It seems my friends married guys my husband doesn't particularly care for. Mostly that's true for his friends too, I just don't click with the wives. Lucky for both of you to have that!

May 2, 2010 at 11:04 AM  

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