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Woman of many names... Wife, mother, daughter, friend, sister, ect. But the title most treasured... Child of God. Isa. 9:6

Friday, August 29, 2008

College Colors Day!

For those who do not know, today was College Colors Day in honor of the start of a new college football season. Of course folks around here were sporting Univ. of Virginia and Virginia Tech apparel, but not us! I guess we made it know that we are not from around these parts---we are Gators!!! Here we are in orange and blue, before we headed to town today!
It's great to be a Florida Gator!:)

Go Gators! Beat those Warriors!

Wednesday, August 27, 2008

Night-Night, Cheyenne!

I thought I would post a blog of our new night time routine since Cheyenne's move to her own "big girl" room.

First is bath time. Most of you are aware of Cheyenne's love for babies, well it has even taken over bath time now! Cheyenne has a special bath baby named "Sally". Here is a video of Cheyenne and Baby Sally in the tub:

Then it is time to brush our teeth...

...and then our hair...

...then we curl up in Cheyenne's bed for a bedtime story. Her pick tonight was the Bible songs book. The book has several different songs in it, but the only one that Cheyenne likes to hear is "Jesus loves me". It is by far her favorite song.

Here is her rendition of "Jesus loves me":

After all of that, it is not that hard for her to fall asleep. Isn't she precious?

Thank you God, for such a sweet baby girl...I mean BIG girl!

Monday, August 25, 2008

Cheyenne's new room...

Bryan and I have been working day and night to paint and decorate our new home. Some how I got all caught up in the decorating mood and I decided I could paint a floral mural on Cheyenne's bedroom walls. They make it look so easy on HGTV...how hard could it be:) Well half way through I was ready to paint over the whole thing! But as usual Bryan was there to keep encouraging me and one week from the day I started...we finally were able to show Cheyenne her NEW room! She had not seen her room for the whole week. She knew that we were painting, but it was a big surprise to see it for the first time!

I can't take all of the credit, Bryan helped me paint the base blue paint coat and also did an awesome job re-painting the furniture. Please leave comments and let us know what you think.
I painted the ceiling with a sun around the light and some clouds. This pic makes it look like the real sun, huh?

Cheyenne is so happy to have her new room! Please pray that she loves it so much she will sleep in her OWN bed now!!!

Thursday, August 21, 2008

Just for you Mom...

Here is me brushing my teeth... LOL!! It is an inside joke...guess you had to be there! I love you, Mom! I miss you too!

Sunday, August 17, 2008

There is something new in the Volpe drive way..

Here is a pic of our NEW car! My very sweet hubby was a little concerned for his wife and daughter on these mountain roads with a front wheel drive car. I loved my Escape and we were blessed enough to find a four wheel drive Escape! I love it! God is good!

"The baby in mommy's tummy movie"...

Since we moved we have been without our satellite TV service so Cheyenne has been burning up all of her videos and DVDs. After running across the video of the day she was born, it has become her new favorite. She wakes up in the morning and asks: "Turn on the movie of the baby in Mommy's tummy". It was so adorable at first, but it has gotten a little out of hand now. We probably watch the video 4 or more times everyday!!! Newborn cries echo through our new house constantly. I snapped a few pics of Cheyenne watching "Baby Cheyenne":

Cheyenne's loves the part in the movie where we give "Baby Cheyenne" her pacifier, frankly I have grown fond of this part too :) Our satellite will be hooked up tomorrow so maybe we can give the video a rest.

Friday, August 15, 2008

We are here...

Sorry that I have not updated this sooner, but we have been without phone and internet service since we arrived! Not that I have minded to much...I have been so busy trying to make our new house feel like home. I have no pics of the inside yet, but here is the outside and a few other pics of the trip up:

I think that it is about time for you all to start planning trips up! Just not at Thanksgiving--we will be Fla bound then! Love you all and miss you lots!

Friday, August 8, 2008

Virgina bound...

We are packed and headed out! Our caravan left out at 7am this morning. What a sight we are...a huge Budget truck towing a U-haul trailer followed closely by our Escape packed to the gills! I think we were all amazed by how much stuff we have acquired recently. Bryan chuckled and made the comment "God has richly blessed us!" That was just a joke. God has richly blessed us...not with "things", but with more love than all the U-hauls in the world could hold!

(We passed this sign during our travels this morning and I had to take a picture.)

(Man, we look ruff this morning!! Moving is hard work!)

Please continue to pray for our family during our travel. We should arrive in Lexington around 7pm. Hopefully I will get some pics of our new house up tomorrow! Love you all!

Sunday, August 3, 2008

A bitter-sweet goodbye...

On Saturday we had a wonderful time visiting with our family and friends at the springs, one last time before our big move. It was not quite the bright and sunny day that we had hoped for, but we did not let a little rain keep us from having a great day spending time with the ones we love so much! Here are a few pictures that I took that day:

Thank you, Mom for getting eveyone together! We can't wait until our next visit with everyone! We love you!