Wednesday, October 29, 2008

Should Have Been In A Magazine

If engineering & interior design don't work out, these girls (Erika and Kate Hartman) should start a catering business!!

My good friends, Erika and Kate, hosted a baby shower for me on Sunday afternoon. The two of them could seriously start a party planning business. It was worthy of a magazine feature. It was a perfect fall day (in Florida) 80 degrees and sunshine. We started with appetizers and socializing in Kate's backyard, and then went inside to eat corn and crab bisque soup, pumpkin acorn muffins, delicious cupcakes and beautiful fall leaf cookies. The food was amazing, the company was wonderful and I got lots of goodies. It was SO NICE - every single detail! Some pictures...

Michelle Baker with her daughter, Bella, Rosalie Pyetzki (our Bible study meets at her home every week), Morgan Palmer, Carla Riley and Erika

Tuesday, October 28, 2008


Eli Marshall Williams
I know most of you who read my blog also read Ashley's and our pictures are the same, but I couldn't help post pictures of our precious new nephew. Ashley said Sawyer LOVES him, especially when he cries. He thinks that is FUNNY :)!!

Sunday, October 26, 2008

Eli is Here!!

I wanted to let you all know that my precious nephew, Eli Marshall Williams, was born this morning at 6:15am. He is ABSOLUTELY BEAUTIFUL!! He weighed 6 lbs. 15 oz. and was 20 1/2" long. He has dark hair - (not jet black, but not a blondie like Sawyer either). For now, you'll have to take my word for it because although I took a lot of pictures they are all on Ashley's camera.
ASHLEY IS A TROOPER!!! I am happy to report that she and Eli are both doing great. More to come on Eli as soon as I can get some pictures. YEA!!

Monday, October 20, 2008

Baby Shower in Dothan

Wes's family gave me a baby shower in Dothan this weekend. It was SO NICE! Caleb will be one well dressed little guy!!

The centerpieces on every table :)

Our precious niece, Hannah Brooke and me

My mom, Ashley and Katie came (somehow Katie avoided getting in the pictures)

With Jenny - who kept track of all the gifts

Sunday, October 12, 2008


If you have seen me over the last 3-4 months looking better dressed than normal Wes's cousin, Heather, is the reason!! I wanted to let you know of her unbelievable generoisty. After we told his family we were having a baby, Heather went and scoured her closet and let me borrow all the clothes she had that were flowy and would allow for a growing belly. I probably have 10 of her dresses hanging in my closet - she gave me EVERYTHING she thought might work- EVEN CLOTHES SHE WAS STILL WEARING - she just thought I would be able to wear them more. The huge bonus to her generosity is that she has GREAT TASTE! I LOVE every single thing she let me borrow! I just wanted to give her a shout out and know that I appreciate it SO MUCH!!

(Here is Ms. Generosity at Christmas a couple of years ago)

Sunday, October 5, 2008

Our Baby Has A Name!

After 7 months of considering baby names. Yesterday, we finally decided. Wes has been very agreeable to the names I like, but the problem was I liked so many and kept changing my mind. We drove to Clayton yesterday for Ashley's baby shower (Wes went dove hunting) and on the way up there we decided our son's name will be... Caleb Michael Harper. Michael is Wes's middle name and his dad's name. Yea!! So glad 'junior' (which is what we've been calling him) has a real name!!

Ashley's baby shower was so nice. We always enjoy being in Clayton with Walker's sweet family. After the shower was over, Ashley, Diana (Walker's sister), Mrs. Becky (Walker's mom) and I went outside and played with Sawyer and Diana's little boy Risdon. When we came back in there were a stack of presents sitting on the table for me. Who knew? They surprised me and showered me with gifts yesterday, too! Little Caleb will be so dressed up in all his goodies from the Williams' family.

Ashley, Sawyer and me at the shower