Thursday, October 21, 2010

Debut... a little late! (o:

Happy Birthday
Lila Grace Strackeljahn!!!

"I prayed for this child, and the Lord
has granted me what I asked of him."

1 Samuel 1:27
Born: May 27th @ 6:45pm
Weight: 7 pounds
Length: 20 inches
Hair Color: Brown
Eye Color: Blue

Her Name:

means "Dark-haired beauty; Night."
Her name is pronounced: LYE-lah

& Grace means "favor, blessing, God's grace."

Mama and Baby are doing great!
Once we are home from the hospital,
visitors please
call us and let us know when you would like to stop by
so we can arrange for a time when we can all enjoy your company!

We welcome with love and joy,
Michael and Laura
(Very Proud Parents!)

PLEASE FORWARD to all who you feel would like to know our great news!

Friday, May 7, 2010

Meet our baby girl...

We had a wonderful doctors appointment today and was surprised when they did a 3D ultrasound pics!

Thursday, May 6, 2010


I worked on organizing the nursery today... it's getting better.  Here are some details of the progress...

all the stuff on the bed... i needed to organize! I did that today! PHEW!

 new placement for crib... I think! (o:

 Guest bed... come visit! Ready for baby girl's debut!!!

 the blue chair is where we are hoping to put a nursing chair... when/if we get one in time.

 with the nightlight...

 the dresser finished... I think?! haha... i am so indecisive!

 Her book/toy basket.

 her changing table/dresser

 top of changing table.

 storage box i am using as a wipe holder... and office organizer as a baby organizer.

 diaper/wipe drawer...hope these will last us a week or two!

 hairbands, paci's and cue tips in pencil organizers...
nursing drawer essentials...

 newborn clothes and shoes... think she may have more shoes than me!

 I hand painted these drawer knobs...

 ...and these.


 "L" for...


 pink argyle


 birdie... still deciding on this one... may repaint it.

 purple polka dots

 roses... still deciding on this one too...

 I hand painted these letters... now where to put them?