Wednesday, February 25, 2009

Happy Anniversary Nanny and Papa!

It was my Nanny and Papa's 51st wedding on February 15. I forgot it!!! I am so ashamed. So Nanny and Papa... I am going to try to make it up to you with this blog tribute from me and the kids...

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FIFTY ONE REASONS WE LOVE NANNY AND PAPA
in no particular order, by the Walters Family

1. They are so sweet.
2. Papa makes chairs for cute little kids and hands them out when he sees one.
3. Nanny makes me boston cream pie even though it is a pain.
4. They come see us a lot.
5. They bring us presents.
6. They are nice.
7. Papa has a cool truck.
8. Nanny sings the hoppa hoppa rider song.
9. Nanny can teach me German.
10. They love us.
11. They like to come to our house 100 times.
12. I got to go to Georgia with them when I was little.
13. Papa took me fishing when I was little.
14. Nanny can make better chinese food than any asian restaurant.
15. Nanny taught me to knit.
16. They bring me little newspapers to solve.
17. I love they have a garden every year and bring me green beans.
18. I love that they met in Germany.
19. I used to love going boating with them.
20. Papa plays on the nintendo ds with me.
21. For our anniversary last year, nanny and papa brought me a cake just like the one they had at their anniversary party... It fed 25 people. I ate it ALL! (not at once)
22. I love that they quit smoking.
23. Papa can build almost anything.
24. Nanny can knit anything. I love everything she makes us!
25. I love that they get in the car just to drive somewhere.
26. I love that Nanny hid a sandwich from papa under the sink because she wasn't supposed to eat it while she was pregnant. He needed some cleaner from under the sink so she didn't get away with it LOL! Ask her to tell the story some time!
27. I love the story about papa when he kicked the rooster and thought he killed it and was afraid his mom would be mad. It was still alive :) just knocked out!
28. I am proud papa served our country.
29. I love that I can call Nanny everyday and we can just chat.
30. I love to watch Hyacinth with Nanny when she visits.
31. I love watching Papa hold my babies. He is so tender and sweet.
32. Papa and Nanny have fun together.
33. Papa and Nanny serve eachother.
34. Papa gets Nanny the most beautiful roses.
35. Their anniversary is the day after Valentine's Day.
36. Nanny likes to fold my clothes when she visits. I have 7 loads for you, Nanny!
37. Papa is such a good example of honesty.
38. They do things for eachother.
39. I love the story about papa taking care of my mom in the night once and he changed her sheets and clothes a million times so Nanny wouldn't ask him to do it again. lol
40. I love that papa takes my blanket and plays with me.
41. I love that nanny plays with my hair.
42. I used to love spending the night with Nanny and Papa when I was little...
43. Friday night homemade pizza at their house.
44. When I spent the night with them, Nanny would rub my arms and back, it was so relaxing.
45. Papa babysat me when I was a baby and he tied a stuffed animal to the ceiling fan and laid me under it.
46. Nanny loves to hold babies, she is so sweet with them.
47. I love that they have a computer.
48. Papa can do ANYTHING on the computer, he just plays with it until he figures it out.
49. I love being able to video call with them.
50. I am proud they have had such a long, sweet marriage... it is rare these days.
51. We love you, Nanny and Papa, SO much! You are the best! I thought it would be hard to think of 51 things, but it was easy! They are such special people to me!

Saturday, February 21, 2009

We made it!

Heidi and I both survived the night apart. She woke up at 2 and then at 7. It was nice to see her. When I went to bed, it was weird to be able to talk freely and not tip toe around. I have to say I was lonely though. When I laid down, I couldn't see her in her little cradle and I was a bit sad. Good thing I fell asleep fast. I was too tired to dwell on it. Tonight will be easier. I love that sweet girl, I can't say that enough. She is such a perfect baby!

Friday, February 20, 2009

I don't know if I am ready...

I just laid Heidi down in her crib for the night for the very first time. I think she is getting a little too big for the cradle since she is rolling over. I just don't know if I can handle being away from her for that long. The whole night... that is a looooonnnggg time. She probably won't miss me. Part of me wants her to cry for me right now. It will get easier. I just don't want her to grow up.

Young love

Megan came home from her Valentine party at school with a very special Valentine... from a BOY! It was a BIG pink stuffed bear, a HUGE chocolate heart, and a musical card. He called Megan over to him and said he had something special for her and gave her the gift. It was in a bag. He asked her when she was going to open it and she said on the way home (she didn't want anyone to feel bad because they didn't get a special gift. I think he was disappointed.) Jared was at the party with her and the boy told Megan he hoped her dad doesn't kill him. LOL Then he talked to her a lot and told her how much he loved her project and that if he was the principal he would give her an A on it. I asked Megan if she liked him. She said no. Heartbreaker. Poor guy. She did carry the bear around all weekend and took it with her when we went out of town. I told Megan she had to write him a thank you note. I mean, he must really like her. He got his mom to take him shopping for her! He would give her an A!!! So I got a chocolate bar for him and wrapped it in cute designer paper and attached a thank you tag and she wrote a little letter and we stuck it to the back. She gave it to him. He asked her to sit with him for lunch. She said no. Poor guy. I love this little innocent exchange. What a sweet boy, if he keeps this up he is going to make a woman very happy later in life.

I wanted to wait to post this until I had some pictures, but Megan left her gift at our friends' house out of town and I don't know when I can get it back. I asked Megan why she didn't sit with him for lunch and she said she didn't want to be the only girl there. So funny. She said she likes him as a friend and I told her that is the only kind of liking of boys she can do right now. I love kids getting older. It is so fun to see them grow and experience new things.

Tuesday, February 17, 2009

heart pizzas

We were out of town for valentine's day and we didn't get to make the little heart shaped pizzas I had planned. So, we made them today. Unfortunately Megan was sick and didn't feel up to making them so just the boys did. They turned out SO cute and were yummy, too.






Wednesday, February 11, 2009

another cute hat


I crocheted another hat yesterday, I love it! Heidi looks so cute in these hats.


Tuesday, February 10, 2009

3 months old!


Heidi is three months old now, I can't believe it. She is still the very best baby ever. She loves her brothers' and sister's attention. She is SO sweet all the time, I enjoy her so much.

Here she is in the bath, I love bathtime with her. There is nothing better in the world than the smell of a freshly bathed baby.


She fell asleep sucking her finger. She hasn't found her thumb, but I am sure she is still looking for it. I will be surprised if she doesn't start sucking it soon.


All dressed up for church. She is adorable.

Monday, February 9, 2009

check out the cute...

Recently my friend and I have come across these amazing cute hats for babies and I just had to make one. Problem is I don't have a pattern. I had to study the picture alot and try to see what I could do and I think it turned out pretty cute. Here is Heidi, asleep (the poor dear, it was midnight), wearing my first try. There is supposed to be a crocheted flower instead of a bow and I am going to fix that as soon as I get to Hobby Lobby. Then I will have her model it awake. I tried it on her 4-5 times while she was sleeping.



Here is Megan and her glasses. She has had them a month, I am just slow to post.


My cute kids...