A Busy Weekend and a GQ Baby

by jessicaturner on August 10, 2008

This weekend I took Elias to meet my colleague Rosemary’s little girl, Lyla. (You may remember that I have photographed her a few times.) She was so excited to meet Baby Eli – she even picked out a puppy stuffed animal for him. Here she is holding him – her first time holding a baby.

Yesterday afternoon, I got to take a few hours to go shopping and get a massage while Matthew took care of Elias. I did some returns at Babies R Us, got a few needed items (most importantly, a sweet pea Halloween costume for Elias), and bought a few new tops and a dress for when I go back to work. I am in that awful in-between stage where I am not back to my normal weight (which is going to take a few months) and don’t really want to continue wearing my maternity clothes (though I still am). It was good to get out.

Today we took Elias to church, and I must say, he was looking pretty GQ in his Ralph Lauren from my Uncle Jim (a very handsome dresser!)

Matthew is going write this afternoon at Starbucks, and I am hoping to get some things done around the house while the peanut sleeps.

What have you been up to this weekend?

{ 14 comments… read them below or add one }

jackie August 10, 2008 at 6:22 pm

He is so sweet !

(I see Matthew in him in the bottom picture).

Jackie Carl
Marion, IN


Meredith August 10, 2008 at 9:26 pm

Hi Jessica! Like many others, I came over from Angie’s blog. I have to say, Elias is the MOST adorable baby under one. My sweet William wins the one and over category. :) It sounds like you are all doing fantastic! Congratulations!


Dani August 10, 2008 at 9:44 pm

AWWW…what a cutie!! I PROMISE I am going to send his stuff soon. I have been really busy and just haven’t gotten a chance. But I promise soon. :) Newaz…thanks for sharing those gorgeous pics!


christi28 August 10, 2008 at 11:02 pm

he is precious and i have to say that i see a lot of matthew in that bottom picture.

very hadsome fellow you have there!

blessings ~ christi


Rebecca August 10, 2008 at 11:45 pm

I just have to say that you have the most beautiful baby!!! I found your blog from audrey’s blog recently and LOVE all your scrapbooking links! thanks for sharing!!!


Bevy August 11, 2008 at 1:13 am

What have I been up to this weekend: vacuuming behind the side tables in our bedroom – great fun! And changing the toilet seat and mopping the bathroom floors – and trying to freecycle a few things – which is NOT going well.
Elias is a busy boy and very handsome! Thanks for sharing!


Michele August 11, 2008 at 2:03 am

Well This weekend has been very emotional for me. My daughter Hannah left for camp today for 6 days- first time away from home- she is 10. My oldest son Andrew leaves for college this Wed- he is attending Liberty University. So I am about wiped out of tears. They grow so fast. You blink and they are off to Kindegarten- you blink and they are in middle school- you blink and they are graduating and leaving home. That part of parenting there is no remedy or cure- you just have to walk thru it. So by this Thursaday I will be completely n comfort food and brownies. HA HA HA
Elias is getting so big already- see you blink and he has already grown. :)
Glad to hear you got some time to yourself. That is so crucial in surviving motherhood.
Glad you were able to read my testimony. It was from the Lord and my heart.
Please pray for me if you get a chance for me to survive all of this. I am afraid but know that God is there with me.
Take care
Michele S.


vaneblu August 11, 2008 at 2:06 am

Ohhh I love his new pics on the ralph lauren outfit 😀
What have I been up to??? enjoying my brand new godson!!! he is a premmie, but the cutest thing ever 😀 I have some pics on my blog…


Rosemary August 11, 2008 at 2:36 am

Ohhhh … I just love this shot! Thanks so much for posting it! Lyla hasn’t stopped talking about Eli. She wants to sing to him and help him sleep. Please send the others if you can. Thanks!! RP


Christi August 11, 2008 at 2:21 pm

My little boy had a “playdate” as well this weekend, with my friend’s little boy who is 1 month older than him. (My little one is 16 months.) It was so much fun for the two of them, especially since the last time they got together they were both barely crawling. They played well together and we took them to a park with a splash pad. They had a blast!

Glad to see your sweetie getting out and being social! :)

Orlando, FL


Walking by Faith August 11, 2008 at 3:25 pm

He is just too sweet! Love Love Love that little GQ outfit!!! You are so blessed!=) ~heidi


Johanna August 11, 2008 at 7:41 pm

please please pray for my sister in laws father who is fighting for his life in this very moment. his heart just stoped beating yesterday.the same day he and his wife celebrated that they been married for 34 years.


Eric and Emily August 12, 2008 at 1:22 am



Rick Schim August 12, 2008 at 4:24 am

Princess, The only think cutier than baby Eli is a baby playing with little Eli!! I just love kids. Can’t wait till you bring him to Milwaukee so the whole family can see him.
Love Dad


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