Wednesday, August 31, 2011

Mommy's Little Fishy

Our friend Kerran, who is a Red Cross certified lifeguard, came over a few months ago to give Nixon her first swimming lesson. I finally took the disposable, waterproof camera in to be developed and wanted to share the pictures.

Our new place also has a pool, and my mom and I have taken Nix a few times to play in the water. I can't get over how much she loves the water. My mom says I was the same way so I guess it runs in the family.




Sunday, August 28, 2011

Making Baby Food

Late one night, after visiting Nixon in the NICU, my husband and I were watching TV, and an infomercial came on pitching the Baby Bullet baby food maker. I was totally suckered in, and a few short weeks later it arrived on my doorstep. I was excited to use it but I knew it would be awhile before I got the chance, given Nixon's prematurity as well as the reality that infants aren't ready for solids until around 6 months.

Well, 6 months hit and keeping up with our little peanut was a handfull, and I never found the time to break out the bullet; it remained in the box, collecting dust.

Then, as I was organizing the kitchen in our new place, I found the motivation I needed- a book of baby food recipes! So last night I took the bullet for a test drive and couldn't have been happier with the results! The sweet potatoes I pureed were delicious!

I peeled, cubed and then baked the sweet potatoes for an hour.
Then I blended them with the bullet and stored them in the adorable containers. I LOVE the spin-dial dates on each jar.




Friday, August 19, 2011

Climber

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It's crazy how much Nixon grows and learns everyday; each day seems to be full of fun new firsts for her.
We are so blessed to have such a beautiful baby- I can't wait to see what tomorrow brings!

Thursday, August 4, 2011

Ticklish

Our little peanut is VERY ticklish, and none of us can resist her little giggle!
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Lilypie Premature Baby tickers

Lilypie Premature Baby tickers