Tuesday, July 31, 2012

More of our Precious Toad

When we arrived, JuneBug informed us that "the baby is already here!" :D

Our first time seeing little Toad

He's such a squirmy boy!

We love his head of hair!

My 4th nephew! ♥

Church friends stopped by to bring a meal and see the newest munchkin

Kisses from his oldest brother

A long little fella


Pop-pum reading to the boys and the boys' aunt

This picture makes me smile every time I see it

And this one is just too cute

Love this...all the guys lined up, preparing for family worship

On the Lord's day we sat around while Ike read to us....Peanut was very entertaining as well :)

Toad rested during the reading




Look how his hair hangs over his ears!

Reciting his catechism to Pop-pum


The Reeder's stopped by to drop off dinner and see Toad

Mumzie entertained the kids

We talked to Katie on Skype today so she could see the baby

Peaceful sleep

Such a funny little guy

One noisy (in a precious way) little traveler

Reading time with Mum-mum

Hope these satisfy the plea for pictures...at least for now!

Until next time,
The Morton Maiden

Friday, July 27, 2012

Small Preview....

...of our little Toad!

The Morton Maiden


Hello, Dear Readers!

Just popping on to announce the birth of Ike's and Meg's third son! We are thrilled and thankful to the Lord for His goodness in giving our family this precious child and for keeping Meg and baby safe. Please be patient for pictures...we are heading down south to see the newest munchkin (and of course to love on and take care of the rest of the family while Meg recovers!). I will, Lord willing, periodically be able to post pictures while there. In the meantime, I hope to catch up on pictures from the rest of our lives :)

Until Next Time,
The Morton Maiden and Thrilled Auntie

Wednesday, July 18, 2012

Special Time

The birthday boy had  waited for months.... 

For Grandmum-mum to make him a special treat.....

Pop-pum and Grandmum thinks he likes it...

The small things in life can be really special...this is what the Birthday Boy wanted for his birthday...A Woody, Jessie, Bullseye, and Buzz cake. Grandmum-mum enjoyed making the cake!!

The Birthday Boy liked the cake plates too!!

Saturday, July 14, 2012

The Squirrely Gazette; Part 2

Devin obligingly allowed me to do her hair one morning.

The front...

...and the back. We ended up going with a different look because we thought this one was just a little too...different.

While mixing together the Caesar salad, I ended up breaking their salad tongs. I have come to the conclusion that it must have been the shirt, as I wore the exact same one last summer when I broke something else. Perhaps I shall ban the shirt from my wardrobe...at least when I'm going to someones home!

Devin reading some correspondence.

I think she liked it :D

Dinner was, yet again, a smashing hit (despite the grief over the salad tongs)

The M.'s treated me to dessert at Toni's!

Thanks so much!

This picture is for you, Chloe :)

Ice cream cones are huge at Toni's! 

"No, I'm not eating both of these" 

Momma Diane enjoying her ice cream

A short chat via technology

Devin and I spent an afternoon out together.

We saw Madagascar 3 in the theater
While we enjoyed the movie, we do have some disclaimers.

We had Chick-fil-a for lunch and reminisced about Katie's and my first time eating Chick-fil-a at the very same place....what memories!

Up next....shoe shopping!

"I like this color of dress"

Purchasing water has always been a tradition with the M.'s

We watched fireworks on TV for our 4th of July celebration

Next day, Devin and I read a very interesting and informative article about body language

Hair fixing
Lovely, dear!

Browsing at a couple antique stores
We love books...especially old ones

Walking home

Hat shopping at the other antique store

Devin found a flower book...
...and she practically devoured it the rest of the time we shopped!

This was one of our favorite hats!

You look smashing, Devin!

Ah, yes....those famous (or infamous?) mirror shots

 While waiting at a store, Devin and I amused ourselves with our matching sunglasses....

 ...and dancing :D

 I was treated to a pedicure!

 Letter writing

 More fun with mirrors!

 Mirror wars
We were getting tired, and were waiting at a shoe store for Mr. Keith to get off work. While we waited, we found innovative things to do with footies from the shoe store. :)

Nice ear piece!

 S'wonderful bow tie


Another phone call :)

Cheeriness after the call

Not only was I treated to a pedicure, but also to having my hair done in Irish curlers!
The finished product #1

The finished product #2

At the end of my visit, we met up with my parents, Grandma, and Uncle David

"I think I'll order the liver and onions" (not really)

Our group

The M.'s visited with us for a bit while we prepared ourselves for a wedding

One last picture before the M.'s left.

(Sorry, but you'll have to wait for the wedding pictures :)

And so ends The Squirrely Gazette.....for now

~The Morton Maiden~