This season has been so busy and wonderful, I am sad the holidays are over. We had a beautiful white Christmas with all of our family. Nolie had so much fun opening presents, and I think everyone had fun shopping for fun toys and clothes! She is the first baby since I was a kid, so it made for such a special time. We have so much to be thankful for, and to look forward to in 2013!

That number is actually shocking to me. I’m a nostalgic person, and half of my heart is breaking that my little lady is turning one. The other half is jumping for joy that we survived. We have been through 1,614 diaper changes, 217 days and nights of nursing, 332 nights of waking, rocking, and soothing. I have washed and filled 1,456 bottles, and washed 156 loads of laundry. I am so damn proud!

I am in ‘finish Nolie’s birthday party’ mode today. We are having a small party at home, but this kid is popular! I am figuring out seating, and cleaning every nook and cranny of our house. Tomorrow is baking, decorating and assembling her present. I can’t wait to show you pictures!