January 13, 2010

Back on the blog train

To ease my way back into blogging, I thought I'd keep things simple and post a few pictures of my ridiculously adorable niece from Christmas. Here she is with her daddy (my little brother; I still can't get used to the fact that he's someone's daddy):

In this picture, if she were able to speak in complete sentences, I feel she'd be saying, "So, Aunt Shan. Let's chat. How's it going? What are your thoughts on the last episode of 'Jersey Shore'? I totally hate Sammi -- 'sweetheart' my patoot. Have you seen those awful Booty Pop panties? I get better lift from my Huggies, for reals. Let's go shopping."

I love that girl. How is it that an 18-month-old tickling my nose with the hand of a stuffed Grover can amuse me for five hours?

Um, see that face? That's how.

I can't wait until she's older and we can gossip and shop and talk about boys, and I can tell her a whole bunch of horribly embarrassing stories about her dad. It's going to rule.

7 backtalk:

Amber said...

Cute! I love your dialogue - it totally fits her pose and facial expression!

65 Roses for Marcia said...

Hey, glad you're back! Now I can be entertained again!! She really is adorable! She and Nana came over yesterday for a playdate, while I was babysitting my two boys at J's house.

Ky (Two Pretzels) said...

A precious angel. I love these pictures. She's an absolute muffin. 18 months old, ALREADY!?

She's lucky to have you. :) Did she love all of her Christmas gifts?

Ky (Two Pretzels) said...

(Glad you're back.)

Written Permission said...

So, I went a lot nuts with gifts for her this year. But you know how it is with kids -- their stuff doesn't cost as much and it's WAY more fun to buy than boring old adult stuff.

Ironically, the thing she loves the most I got from a thrift store. It's a plush Grover doll with bean-bag feet (I, of course, washed him thoroughly before giving him to her) that she carries around EVERYWHERE. I love it. I'll have to post a picture of her with it -- I'm so proud of my thrifty niece. :) She's a girl after my own heart, for sure.

Ky (Two Pretzels) said...

Ah, those kids. They love the boxes more than the toys.

That Grover doll sounds ADORABLE.

And, I love that she's thrifty already. She's clearly being raised right.

wrestling kitties said...

She is TOO darn cute!! That second picture is simply adorable and I laughed out loud as I read the Jersey Shore comments and looking at her cute face...funny. Feel free to post many more pics of her cuteness!

(Glad you are back!)

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