Saturday, December 29, 2007

Busy Christmas Day!

We had a very busy Christmas day! We woke up early for Murphy to have his Santa presents. Next we went over to John and Debbie's house for Christmas breakfast. Then we went to Nashville for Christmas dinner with my family. Murphy did well with all of the travel and excitement! Here are some pics! Murphy was a little sleepy during his first time seeing what Santa brought him!

Murphy and Daddy got matching bathing suits from Dee Dee and Dibs!
Gramps, Allie Harris, and Murphy
Murphy and Allie Harris are so excited!
The excitement is now wearing off!
Murphy and Big Will in Nashville
Big Will entertaining Murph
Me, Walker, Murphy, Will, and LinLin

Murphy is very hot natured! He always has to stip down to his diaper by the end of the night! Here are the highlights of our "Michelin Man"!
Murphy's excitement about his new hat is almost more than he can take!
Back at home playing with his 2nd cousin, Charlotte-she, too, is hot natured! It must be a trait from the Diddle side of the family!:)
Murphy later shared his bouncy chair with Charlotte. She was very curoius about it here!
Playing at home with his new rings- He looks like he is about to eat the camera!!!:)

Christmas was wonderful, especially with a little one around! I can't imagine how next year will be when he is mobile! Merry Christmas to all and to all a good night!:)

Friday, December 28, 2007

'Twas the Night Before Christmas...

And all through the house, all the Diddles were stirring-well, cosmos and martinis! haha Looking at DeeDee's tree with Daddy
Reading with Mommy
Playing with Uncle Wes
Kicking on the floor-I'm not sure about the look on his face here!:)
Murphy and Allie Harris talking while everyone is eating dinner

Allie Harris giving Murphy night night kisses
We went over to Walker's parent's house on Christmas eve. Murphy had a great time playing with his cousin, aunts and uncles, and his grandparents. We also celebrated DeeDee's birthday! As you can see, he had to strip by the end of the night-he is so hot natured! Hope everyone had a great Christmas! I will post Christmas day pics tomorrow!

Sunday, December 23, 2007

16 weeks!

Here are some pics of what Murphy has been doing this week! LinLin has been here to visit, his cousin Allie Harris is in town, and so are his aunt and uncles on Walker's side of the family. Murphy is having so much fun! Santa will be here before we know it and he is so excited! Watching football with Daddy in their headbands- Murphy borrowed one from his Daddy and it fit him! Scary!!!
Kicking around with Allie Harris! They really liked each other. They laughed and cooed for a long time!

I love this one! She has him by the sleeve as if to say, "Hey! I'm in charge here!" Murphy was looking at her going, "Ok, whatever you say!" :) Murphy is showing LinLin and the camera how to eat his rattle!

Miller and Murphy- both eyeing my cookie
Murphy is staying in his exersaucer much longer now! He has started to move around the whole way, playing with each toy for a few minutes.
He likes to be on his tummy, especially in only a diaper! He is so hot natured! (Like daddy) He has now rolled over from his tummy to his back about 6 times! (He did it twice at 5 weeks and once at 6 weeks, but that may have been b/c his head was so much heavier compared to his body!) He has really filled out and is getting heavy!
Resting after playing all night with LinLin
Murphy is practicing sitting up like a big boy! He loves to put his arm up on the armrest!
Merry Christmas and happy New Year!

Friday, December 21, 2007

Alli Harris is on her way!!!!

Murphy's cousin Allie Harris is coming to Knoxville for Christmas today all the way from Mississippi!! We can't wait to see her! They are going to have so much fun! More pics to come... :)

Friday, December 14, 2007

Nashville Trip

We went to Nashville to visit while Daddy went to the SEC Championship in Atlanta. (Yes, I'm a little behind on my blogs!) It was great. Here are some pics from the trip and some others from last week.

Murphy at Big Will's ballgame! He loved watching the Bisons! The back of his onesie- It has Big Will's number on it!
Rocking with Gram!
Watching the SEC Championship game :( with Kelvin!
Murphy is telling Auntie Rhonda how disappointed he is with the Vols' loss to LSU!
Murphy at Sunday school! He was the best student according to his teacher, Lin Lin!:) BrenBren, Marilyn, and Debbie were thoroughly impressed with his attire as well as his attention span!! He was a very good listener and loved all the babies!
Back at home watching Santa read 'Twas the Night Before Christmas"
We put Murphy's exersaucer together and he loves it! He doesn't know how to use all of the parts yet, but he loves the dials that spin and make noise!
Murphy and Miller are big buddies!
I love this one- he looks like he is really reading!


Monday, December 10, 2007

Sunday, December 9, 2007

A Few More Thanksgiving Pics!

Here we are visiting auntie Julia at Seabrook- just down the road from where we were at Kiawah! Murph loved all the attention that week, especially from Jules, one of his favorites! Murphy had fun seeing the Bright family and loved it that Mrs. Shelly held him while Mommy took the tour and Daddy watched the game! Here is Murphy meeting his godfather, Taylor, for the first time!
"Whoa! I've never been up this high before!" (Taylor is 6'9"!!!)
Hangin' in my Christmas outfit- I really like sitting up and looking around these days!

Wednesday, December 5, 2007

"I'm with the Band!"

videoThis is Murphy's favorite song! Daddy sings it to Murphy in his funny voice when he gets fussy and it always makes him laugh! (He would probably cry louder if I was singing!:)

Tuesday, November 27, 2007

Thanksgiving Beach Trip

We spent Thanksgiving at Walker's parent's beach house at Kiawah Island in South Carolina. We had a great week! My mom came for the first part of the week. Joe and Helen Bruner and the Oglesbys spent the last part of the week with us! The weather was fabulous and was really warm at the beginning of the week! Murphy was great in the car and with all the changes to his routine. He loved Dee Dee and Dibs' house and can't wait to go back! Sunset the first night we got there- it was a little chilly when the sun went down!
Murphy laughed at his Daddy the whole way down to the beach!
Taking a break during "tummy time"
Relaxing in the hammock with Daddy
Chillin' in his shades- I can't believe he actually liked wearing them!
Strolling on the beach with LinLin
Beach baby!

Whew! This beach thing is wearing me out!
Bouncing while I watch everyone in the kitchen!
Playing with DeeDeeMurphy's first dip in the water
Sporting my Washington and Lee toboggan-Daddy's Alma Mater


Dibs and Joe frying the turkey-It was yummy!
Murphy watching the turkey frying- from VERY far away!:)
Waiting in line to see santa at Freshfields Village
Murphy was not too impressed- at least he wasn't afraid of him!
Meeting his second cousin, Charlotte Thompson-what a sweetie!