Wednesday, May 31, 2006

Much Luke-ness

Let's start with the important stuff first. Not only does Luke now know where his nose, ears, and tongue are, but we also FINALLY have our first word: down. That's right, folks. Not mama, not dada, not nana; not even kitty. Down. (Assuming you don't count "yay," which his pediatrician said didn't count.) As in, I'm finished eating now, I want down. Hey, at least it's progress!

Next, how about a new toy? :-) I had to hunt around a bit, but I finally found a pretty good video hosting service. I could host them from my own site, but that would eat up my bandwidth in a hurry, so I needed to find a good free one online. One I tried didn't want to download correctly. The next one had hideous video quality. It's free, so I can't expect great quality (if anyone knows of one, I'd be happy to check it out!), but this one was better than most. If it works and you like it, I might upload a few other ones.

I shot this at the park nearby on Saturday. Hope you enjoy!


Hosted by DropShots

(Let me know if this doesn't work for you. That would kind-of defeat the purpose.)

And finally, I have a new layout to show you. I am quite proud of it, actually. This was a sketch challenge. They give you a sketch showing what the final product should look like (placement wise), and you have to try to replicate it. Sure, no problem. Then I saw the sketch. Good gracious! Did I pick a doozie to start with. But I did it, and actually in less time than I thought it would take. Go me!! This was my first time using circles, but I think I like it.

Journaling says: "Luke's very first shoes. We waited until he was quite good at walking before investing in these. My husband bought shoes the same day, and his were only $1 cheaper!"


Everything from Tenacity by Misty Cato at Scrap Outside the Box
Fonts are Bookman Old Style and Celtic Hand
Inspiration Sketch by Gina Miller at Scrapbook-Bytes


Currently feeling: happy

7 comments:

  1. The video worked just fine. That is so cute! And first word time is so very exciting. I'm sure he'll manage mama and dada any day now. ;)

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  2. It worked for me too. How cute!

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  3. That's so cute..He looks soo big! Congratulations on the first word!

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  4. How cute! Love the shoes--my boys each had a pair (or two) of those. Next time, get the ones that light up, he'll love it!

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  5. He has grown at least two inches since we saw him!! Give him big hugs and smoochy kisses from Nana. Love the video!

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  6. Oh, and about the first word thing--Andy's was "Uh-oh." Tells you something about him, doesn't it?

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  7. Looks like he is having a blast on that slide. :) Katie likes the slide too. Although she says lots of words now (age 2) I still cannot get her to say down instead of screaming her head off when she wants out of her high chair. So Yay! Luke! :)

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