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Friday, January 1, 2010
Happy New Year 2010
Joey and I had a blast ringing in the New Year with some friends last night. We played Catch Phrase and Apples to Apples and I don't think anyone has ever laughed that hard playing those games before. It was a good time for sure! lol. When we got home Joey and I chatted a little bit about all the things we experienced in 2009. We decided in February to expand our family, found out we were pregnant in June, celebrated 5 years of marriage in the Dominican Republic in May, Joey's mom and sister moved here to NC in July, my sister got married in September, our dog swallowed a 6 inch bone in October and need a whopper of a surgery, and we accomplished a lot of little projects here and there around the house. The year held many challenges for us as well but, it flew by nonetheless. I actually can't believe how fast it flew by! To close out our old year and open a new one Joey and I prayed together right before bed last night and asked the Lord to bless 2010 for our growing family and to show us where he wants us to be and what he wants us to do with every day. There is no better place to be than resting in God's hands at the start of a New Year!
I began taking Christmas decorations down today and smiled as I realized how much I love the holiday season but, that at the same time it is always nice to bid it farewell after New Years. I like that January is a nice recovery month from all the business. It's a good month to clean, get re-focused and get ready for a new baby! :). lol. I have my final baby shower next weekend thanks to some gals from church who offered to host it and my 3 other pregnant gal pals all have showers every weekend after that! Wow! It's a baby celebration month to say the least:)! Joey and I also start our parenting classes this month. We have two full Saturdays of classes and to be honest I am looking forward to them because I could really use a rundown on all the details from labor to caring for a newborn. It's been years since I have babysat infants or cared for my little sisters so I definitely need a refresher on things and I'm sure Joey will really benefit from the classes as well. So, to sum things up...January is already jam full of baby this and baby that and our little girl isn't even here yet! lol. Wish us luck!
In conclusion: Happy New Year to each of you! We pray that the Lord guides your steps and blesses each of you along your journey this year.