Monday, November 2, 2009

One Month Home and Halloween

Emma Day was one month ago today!

In some ways this has been the longest month, but a lot of the time it seems that Emma has always been a part of our family. She really tries her hardest to mesh with whatever we might be doing, and apart from the sleeping, she is the easiest of all three of our children! Emma is such a loving child. She seeks out hugs and kisses, and we do feel that these are genuine and not like the transparent smiles she once gave us. Emma is such a sweetheart, and she is a beautiful little girl. We have been so blessed to have been chosen as her forever family!
In the first three weeks that Emma has been home, she was able to celebrate her first Halloween! As mentioned before, we were in Wilmington with friends. It was such a nice night there - temperatures in the 70s with no clouds in the skies...perfect for trick-or-treating. It was dark by the time we got everyone in costume and somewhat chaotic. I did not get one good photo of all three kids in costume. On top of that, my NEW camera stopped working Thursday night while taking the jack-o-lantern photos. Apparently it is part of a Nikon lot that needs to have a part replaced...that means I have to mail the camera in to have it fixed! At least it happened in time for JC to bring our old camera to the beach with him. The problem with that camera though is that the flash doesn't work half the time. It was VERY difficult to get good Halloween photos in the dark! Emma especially was hard because she would not keep her witch's hat on! But I did the best I could and just kept snapping photos.

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Scary Skeleton Biker Boy, Witch and Cowboy


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Anonymous said...

Luv it! Jack wears the hat and boots well. Glad ya'll had a good time :)

CarolinaGirl said...

ADORABLE!!!!!!! I love her costume, and the boys look great!

Kristine said...

The last picture is my favorite...she is really checking out her brother to make sure it is really him! so funny. Those costumes are wonderful. Great pics...even with the old camera. At least you captured the moments which is what it is all about.
So glad things are going well.
Wished I had more bedtime help. I know we have to give our little one a bottle to hold on to still, even if it just has water in it. It really comforts her. said...

what a neat hat! All those are great pictures. I think that child has grown since you got her!

Half Gaelic, Half Garlic! said...

OMG, she is so ADORABLE:) What awesome photos!

Her costume is fantastic! I would love to know where you got it.....maybe I could get a jump start on next year!!

She is just makes me so happy to see her with you guys......and you look like you are glowing!! Life is good, isn't it!

Hope you have a great week.


Jodee Leader said...

It looks like you had a fabulous Halloween! Emma's costume is just adorable! I also would love to know where you got it from.

Emma was the perfect addition to your family. You are sooo blessed!

teg said...

Cute! All of 'em! Looks like you had fun. :)

Jo said...

Looks like a fun time was had by all!

I can't believe it's already been a month ~ time is just flying by.

Love the hat! Did you decorate it?


Over-Caffeinated X 4 said...

Oh my, where did you get that tutu?

I'm going the witch route next year.... what an adorable costume!

Felicia said...

Adorable....looks like a great Halloween (Happy One Month too)

Bama Girl in AZ said...

I love her costume! Super cute!

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