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Monday, August 23, 2010

six month pics

A few weeks ago the fantastic Megan took Levi's six month pictures.
Levi was a grinning fool.
Apparently, he loves the camera.
He is kind of a cheese ball like that.
I was so excited to get his pictures back yesterday.
I LOVE them all.
Here is a sneak peek for you:

I saved a few of my very favorites to maybe use for our Christmas card this year.
Now I just need to print some and put them on the walls.
Thank you Megan.
They are awesome like usual.
You did a great job capturing our chubby little guy's personality.

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Levi and I braved the heat this morning and went running.
I am about up to two miles now without stopping.
I still have a ways to go though.
I am thinking that today I am going to go off of pop.
I know I shouldn't be drinking it anyway with Levi,
but if we are being honest...I do.
I don't eat a ton of sugar, but pop is definitely a weakness for me.
Especially Dr. Pepper and Cherry Coke.
So, no pop until the race.
I figured if I wrote it on here you all would keep me accountable.
My husband is not a good "no drinking pop" accountability partner.
He likes it as much as I do. :o)


Blogger Rach said...

What a handsome little man!

August 23, 2010 at 11:28 AM  
Blogger Michelle said...

Dang he IS cute! He looks like so much fun, so smilely.

August 23, 2010 at 11:51 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Your son is a cutie! The pictures are beautiful!

August 23, 2010 at 11:57 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Hey is yummilicious!!! I see you always wear the two silver bracelets. Do they have significant meaning? I LOVE pop too. Especially the burn of a ice cold Coke going down the throat. I've heard after a few weeks you don't miss it but I haven't made it that long to see!

August 23, 2010 at 12:00 PM  
Blogger { J } said...

So handsome! Love his outfits, too - looks like such a mini-dude. Good luck on kicking the "pop" (it's "soda" where I'm from!) habit. I used to drink way too much Dr. Pepper, but I went cold-turkey a while ago and haven't looked back since. Every now and then I try one, and I can't even finish it...too syrupy sweet now. Don't they say it takes 21 days to change a habit? You can definitely train your taste buds and cravings along with training for the run :)

August 23, 2010 at 12:06 PM  
Blogger Brooke said...

I am running too and am on day 5 of no soda and it is hard. You can do it!!!! Levi is so adorable!!! Thanks for sharing your story with us.

August 23, 2010 at 12:21 PM  
Blogger Unknown said...

He is adorable. I love the one he is sitting on the bench and you two behind him. God bless you all.

August 23, 2010 at 1:01 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Love the pics! Can't beleive that there are "better" ones :)
Good luck on your running and giving up your "pop"...I live for my diet pepsi...


August 23, 2010 at 1:29 PM  
Blogger Erin said...

I rarely comment, but couldn't go without telling you that I LOVE the one of your guys on the bench! So precious!! And it took me a second to figure out what you were saying when you said you were "going off of pop," since I live in Texas, the Land of Coke. :)

August 23, 2010 at 1:46 PM  
Blogger Amanda said...

love the pictures! He is so funny and so dang cute.

Why didn't you ask me to be your accountability partner for not drinking pop? Surely I'd make a good one, don't you think?

Actually maybe I should join you in your challenge - and maybe you should call me every hour to check in.

August 23, 2010 at 1:58 PM  
Blogger Rich and Carolyn Dewey said...

Great photos! You are all so photogenic and Levi "drips" personality!

August 23, 2010 at 2:24 PM  
Blogger Trish said...

LOVE... you all are so photogenic!

I'm in the same boat as you... love me some Dr. Pepper!

August 23, 2010 at 2:31 PM  
Blogger Noodles said...

He is great! I absolutley love him. I have been reading your blog for a year now and this is my first comment. I always am excited to read something new from you!

August 23, 2010 at 3:03 PM  
Blogger Bridget said...

He is SO cute! He seems so happy and wonderful. What a great looking family you have!

August 23, 2010 at 3:41 PM  
Blogger Tricia said...

Oh my goodness, I love them all! The last one is probably my favorite though! He looks so darn excited!!

August 23, 2010 at 3:58 PM  
Blogger capperson said...

He is sooo cute!!!

August 23, 2010 at 5:33 PM  
Blogger Sharon said...

He is just beautiful! Happy belated Birthday to you!

August 23, 2010 at 6:03 PM  
Blogger Jane In The Jungle said...

He is so adorable!!! Great family picture, the best!

August 23, 2010 at 6:21 PM  
Blogger k and c's mom said...

Your friend should win some kind of award for those pictures. HOW CUTE! The first one is like someone photoshopped your husband's head on Levi's body--they look so much alike. The family picture on the bench just steals your heart. WOW! Thanks for sharing all this joy!

August 23, 2010 at 8:10 PM  
Blogger Kathryn said...

He looks so much like his daddy. :)

His eyes are the shape of yours, tho.

Happy, happy pics.

August 23, 2010 at 8:10 PM  
Blogger Lindsay said...

Oh my word I can't wait to see your favorite photos that you held back after seeing the awesome ones you put up for us to see on the blog. I am in love with his big smile!!

August 23, 2010 at 8:15 PM  
Blogger jonahbonah said...

good luck with the no soda drinking...i am so weak! i love my soda. mr. pibb, dr. pepper, moutain dew, all my faves!

mr levi is just as cute as ever!!!

August 23, 2010 at 8:57 PM  
Anonymous AshleyAnn said...

Totally jealous Megan got to photograph him...I WANT TO!!!

August 23, 2010 at 9:30 PM  
Anonymous Bec said...

I'm attempting to quit drinking pop too! I'm switching from Dr. Pepper to Barq's to cut back on the caffeine first. Then I switch to only drinking half the can until I don't need it anymore. My husband is a big pop drinker so he isn't much help either :)

August 23, 2010 at 9:36 PM  
Blogger Stef said...

cute! especially the red door one.

Something I've noticed with both Cora and Levi... they both have such emotion in their eyes. When they're happy, they look like happiness is just bubbling out. When they're sad, you can see and feel the sadness, by looking into their eyes. You have beautiful children, Jess!

August 24, 2010 at 12:01 AM  
Blogger The Bonjour Four said...

precious pics!!

August 24, 2010 at 2:11 AM  
Blogger Mrs. Boot said...

Great pics, I wish I lived near enough for Megan to photograph my kids, her pics are always something special. Of course, doesn't hurt that Levi is a gorgeous little man :-)

Good luck with the pop kicking :-) I find sparkling water with fruit juice mixed in is a great alternative. We don't call it pop here, just whatever the name of the brand is, the older generation call it "minerals" oddly enough :-)

August 24, 2010 at 5:39 AM  
Blogger Julie said...

Love seeing your pictures. They are beautiful!

And I'm proud of you for running. I know a pretty good friend you can hang out with who doesn't drink pop, but the downside is that she eats TONS and TONS of sugar instead. You know, the 5 cupcake a day kinda girl. ha! Love you!

August 24, 2010 at 7:43 AM  
Blogger Nancy said...

Oh my gosh...he needs to be a baby model. Couldn't be any cuter :) Great pictures!

August 24, 2010 at 7:53 AM  
Blogger Lauren said...

SO cute. He knows how to work that camera!! :)

August 24, 2010 at 8:09 AM  
Blogger Liberty Ruffles said...

It took me a minute to figure out what going off of pop meant. Ha!! Its a Coke! Or soda. SO funny!

August 24, 2010 at 1:21 PM  
Blogger Florida Blog Chick said...

He is absolutely gorgeous! What a happy boy. Great photos.

August 24, 2010 at 9:04 PM  
Blogger e family said...

Your son is so adorable. I love keeping up on your life and am so happy to see you guys are doing well. Thanks for sharing!!

August 25, 2010 at 11:41 AM  
Blogger vera said...

I told Meg when she posted it on her blog - that last picture is one of my all-time favorite pictures ever, it's like you can just see the mommy and daddy love!!!!

August 25, 2010 at 7:38 PM  
Blogger Tina said...

I love the pictures Jess. Thanks for sharing! He is so handsome...looks like your hubby. He looks similar to Cora as well. You can definitely tell they are brother and sister.

I hope things continue to go well for you. It has been a long time since I last posted a comment on your page. Since then, I have had my own little miracle, Landon. He is a little over 2 weeks and I think he is going to be a very "healthy" baby like Levi. God is so good Jess.

Take care!!!!


August 26, 2010 at 12:17 AM  
Blogger Unknown said...

Your son is so beautiful! I just started following your blog. You've touched my heart so much and you seem like such a beautiful person yourself! Thank you for sharing your story.

August 26, 2010 at 1:29 PM  
Blogger Alaina said...

He is definitely his daddy's boy!!!He looks just like Joel!

August 26, 2010 at 1:49 PM  
Anonymous Courtney Mayfield said...

He is so stinkin' cute! Where did you have the pics taken?
Courtney Mayfield

August 26, 2010 at 4:59 PM  
Blogger kareno said...

I have been reading your blog for a while and think Levi is the cutest baby. I saw him on Meg's blog and had to show my 13 yo how cute he is. I just realized it was Levi when I saw your post.
What a cutie!!! Thanks for sharing.

August 31, 2010 at 12:39 AM  

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