Wednesday, January 25, 2012

Happy Two Years, Baby Girl

I can hardly believe it!!  It has been 2 years since we walked into that room in Nanjing, China and laid eyes on this sweet, scared little girl!!


Can you just believe the hair???? Here's a quick look at Miss Wesleigh has grown and blossomed in the past 2 years: Wesleigh has been a joy since day 1. She is the sweetest thing ever and tells me I'm her best friend quite regularly.  (Totally melts my heart every time!)  She loves to dress up and wear sparkly bows. She loves jewelry and especially her earrings.

(I went a little overboard on the pics, but I just couldn't help it!)
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Oh yeah, baby...the chia pet mullet is starting to grow in!!
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And here's my sweet girl just a couple of days ago:
Jan 2012-4314sweet color love sapphire We have come a LONG way in just two years! Wesleigh not only became a little sister, but a big sister too!  She learned to love her family, the beach and baseball.  She learned English, started school and ballet and welcomed a new sister into her world.  She has been nothing short of amazing.  I am in awe of this little girl and I can't wait to see what else God has in store for her!!

Happy Gotcha Day, Sweet Girl!  We are so blessed that God led us to you!


Jenny said...

So glad I just happened upon your blog! Happy Gotcha Day to your precious little girl. She is beautiful!!! We too are adopting a little girl from China!!! We are hoping to be DTC by next Friday! Keeping our fingers crossed that we will travel beginning of the summer!

Number 6 and no more counting! said...

I loved seeing all these pictures. What a little doll she is. Enjoy celebrating her.


Paige said...

She is beyond precious!!!

Lori said...

Happy Wesleigh Day!!!! She's beyond Precious!
Loved every single picture! Enjoy celebrating with your sweet little girl!! God is good!


Hannah said...

Happy Anniversary! What a great look back over the past two years. She is adorable...and seriously LOVE every outfit she has worn :)

Terri said...

Happy Gotcha Day! What a beautiful little girl with the best smile!

Deanna said...

Oh my! What a way to start my day! Wow, I'm speechless. What a transformation. To see all of those pictures together... Happy Gotcha Day!

Kim said...

OMW... I am sitting here in awwww..
She is sooo beautiful..
You are truly blessed my friend..
Love her sweet smile ..
Happy 2 years..

Emy said...

It's hard to believe it's been two years, but Eva has been home almost two years too. Wesleigh is just adorable, and I love seeing the pics of the two years. I wish I would have known you guys were in Cincinnati! We live right across the river in KY, and there are a few of us in our adoption group that would have loved to meet you guys! :o)

Mission To Macie said...

Ohhh happy day!!! Loved all the pictures!!! She is such a doll :)

Happy Wesleigh Day!!

all our love,
the Lee's

Anonymous said...

This brought sweet tears to my eyes :) Loved all the pictures
Lynette in Laf.

Amy said...

Happy 2 years!! Wow has she grown. Such precious photos.

Carrie said...

Happy two years to you and Wesleigh! She is SUCH a doll! I have enjoyed following your journey to Gracie as well. I leave tomorrow to go to Jiangxi to adopt our 3-year old, Ellie:) We emailed a bit a few months ago and it helped......thanks!!!

Shannon said...

I reconnected with you on FB and started following your blog while yall were in China. It seems like yesterday when you brought her home. She has grown into such a beautiful, sweet little girl. It was so nice to see all the pictures and to see God's hand at work in her life through the transformation these last 2 years. Wesleigh is a truly amazing little girl. Happy Gotcha Day!

3 Peanuts said...

I LOVE each and every photos of sweet Miss Wesleigh. She has blossomed in your love. Absolutely beautiful. Congratulations on this milestone.


Teri said...

Happy Gotcha Day! What a beautiful little girl Wesleigh is. Your photos are beautiful!

Martha @ Berrybliz said...

Happy 2 years to y'all!

Leggio said...

She's Adorable. Gotta Love the Mullet. :) I showed Joe and he got tickeled picturing Mia with a mullett too. Our baby girl's head is shaved. :) We are waiting on our Article 5!!!!!!!!!!!

DiJo said...

There can never be too many pictures of TeaCup!!!! I have loved her from the day I waited for that email from China that you "GOT HER!!!" She is such a joy! Thanks for sharing your precious girls with me!!!

Love you!

Sammons said...

Happy 2 years sweet thing!!!!!! You are a gift from God!!!

Jennifer said...

How time flies!! I remember all of those early pics and it seems like yesterday!! What a sweet and precious girl she is! Happy Wesleigh day!!

Sharon Ankerich said...

Happy Wesleigh Day!!! Such a precious blessing!!! XOXO LOVED every single photos!!!

Stacy said...

Can't believe it's been two years already. How much our girls have grown and changed! I thank God everyday for the gifts he gave us two years ago.
Love you!!
Happy Gotcha Day!!

Keisha said...

Awlll. Happy Gotcha Day Wesleigh!!!! She has really grown up so fast!

Football and Fried Rice said...

Happy two years with Wesleigh Jane! She has changed a ton!!! I didn't realize it as it was happening! One thing she has always had is those yummy eyelashes!!

Oh man, the chia pet beach pic - yeah, had to show the hubs - this will be our reality this summer :) hopefully we will get the cute pigtails that came afterwards!!

Wesleigh gets more precious and beautiful every day!! Ad having a sister looks pretty good on her!

Cori said...

I LOVE following your blog and can't wait to adopt one day myself. Wesleigh is too precious!!

Kristi said...

Boy oh boy has your sweet girl blossomed from a frightened baby into a beautiful little girl!

What an amazing transformation.

Happy Gotcha Day!

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