Saturday, March 31, 2007

Being one has its perks...

like facing forward in the car...

drinking whole milk...

and feeding myself...

...I could get used to this.

Lily is One!

On the 28th of March, Lily Marie Patterson turned one year old! We had some family and friends over to celebrate the big occasion.

Singing "Happy Birthday"

Blowing kisses to her adoring fans

Tasting the cake - strawberry of course, cause it's pink! I had hoped she'd make a big mess, but she was content just to stick her hand in it.

With her proud Mommy and Daddy

With her new baby doll

Lots of friends!
Noah, Audrey, Corban, Lily, Crew, Evan, and Reid

Thursday, March 15, 2007

Growing up too fast

She's looking more like a little girl and less like a baby everyday.

This is her favorite expression right now. She has the cutest little "ooohh" to go with those round lips. We call it her "discovery" sound.

Looking outside for our neighbor's dog. She's got the "woof woof" down.

Patty-cake with aunt Missa

Lily and the Girls

Lily got to be "one of the girls" the other night when Kristen, Lauren, Dawntoya, and Summer came over to hang out.

She loved entertaining us!

Tuesday, March 13, 2007


Playdates are the best. I think moms enjoy them as much if not more than the kids!

Lily and Reid sharing lunch

Lily and baby Henry

We had a blast with the Davis', Chandler's, and the Iles'. We'll have to do it again soon!

Sunday, March 11, 2007


Here's what I found...

in the bathroom...

in the bedroom...

on the other side of the bed...

Table Food

Here's Lily enjoying some ravioli and banana. I think she did actually manage to get some in her mouth. (Dinner was followed by a bath!)

Sunday, March 4, 2007

Wake Up Call

One morning last week Lily woke up particularly early (6:00am) and was ready to start her day. So after I stumbled out of bed (wish I were more of a morning person), changed her diaper, fed her breakfast, we both crawled back in bed with Daddy (who of course was still sleeping!) I thought maybe (against all odds) Lily might fall back asleep and I could get a little more rest. But, true to her personality, she was ready to play and spotted the phone beside our bed. She immediately reached for it and then put her hand up to her ear. So, I handed her the phone thinking this would buy me some more "rest" time while she played with the buttons. A few minutes later, our phone rang. I thought, "I wonder who it is-it's kind of early for someone to be calling..." but the caller ID said "Private Name Private Number." As I said Hello, I heard the other voice say, "This is the Flower Mound Police Department...we just received a 911 call from this address." I was shocked! I couldn't believe Lily had managed to dial 911! Once I got over my disbelief I managed to tell the dispatcher that there was no emergency, but that my 11 month old daughter had been playing with the phone. Whoops! Shortly after I hung up, our doorbell rang twice. We opened the door to a police woman who stopped by to check things out. (which I'm glad they did just in case something really had been wrong!) We again explained the situation to which she chuckled and left after quickly looking around. What a way to start the day! Needless to say, nobody went back to sleep that morning. Guess we'll stick to the toy phone from here on out.

Friday, March 2, 2007

One Busy Little Girl

Dinner at Evan's house

Visiting Lolli at work

Feeding the ducks with Nonni and Papa Neal

Having fun with Andrea