Thursday, April 15, 2010

Our Strawberry Shortcake

Saturday afternoon I got dressed up and went for a ride,
Across the bay bridge to the other side.
Momma and Daddy took me to see,
The Strawberry Festival in nearby Loxley.

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On the way in I pulled off my shoes,
Got comfy and grabbed a quick snooze.
We strolled around the park for a while,
Did some people watchin', which always makes me smile.

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After a while, we stopped to listen to a country band,
I tried hard to clap but just ended up waving my hand.
Mom and I danced to a song or two,
Then I had a bottle, which if you ask me was long overdue.

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We plopped down on the grass for a little rest,
And although the grass looked tempting, I knew it'd be hard to digest.
An old geezer with a camera kept filming me,
And Daddy's disapproval was easy to see.

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Not long after that I decided I was done,
But we made one last stop by a tractor just for fun.
For a festival with Strawberry in its name,
I didn't see that many berries, but had fun all the same!

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So berry adorable!

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Life just doesn't get any sweeter!

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29 comments:

Same Sweet Girl: Memoir of a Southern Belle said...

Oh my goodness!!!! I throroughly enjoyed looking at your pictures and reading your cute little poem! The ones with the strawberries are so great!!! :)

bbcd mama said...

The poem was so sweet and funny! And I don't blame your husband! We had an experience on one of the "rides" at our mall. Kate was in this jumping apparatus and some random dude off to the side was filming her! YIKES!

Ashley Bray said...

Too cute! I love those expressive looks.

Francis said...

nice poems! and love all the pictures!

Jenn said...

so so cute!!

Toni said...

Gillian Grace has the most expressive face. She is just too cute for words. What a blessing this blog will be for her when some day she will be able to share it with her little one! You are preserving her childhood in such a special way.

Brandy said...

So Cute! I love that little outfit. Sometimes I wish I had a little girl so I could dress her up like that!

Brandy said...

So cute! I love this little outfit! Sometimes I wish I had a little girl so I could dress her up just like this!

Miss Madison's Mommy said...

She is so A.D.O.R.A.B.L.E! Seriously I want to kiss her cute little face even with strawberry all over it!!! That outfit is darling, I wish my daughter would keep on her hats and bows. Love your blog and thanks for stopping by mine and leaving some love!

Britt said...

Where do I get an outfit like that?!

Joni said...

I just think she is THE cutest ever! I love to come and look at all of her gorgeous photos!

Casey said...

Oh my goodness, this was so precious!

Beth Dunn said...

She is edibly cute! Love her outfit.
xoxo
SC

Rachel said...

She is simply ADORABLE!!!

Julie said...

Love the mouthful of strawberry one! So sweet!

Laura said...

Love that strawberry face and outfit!

SassySillySpunky said...

Perfect outfit for the day. Looks like she enjoyed her strawberries!

Joanna said...

She is so cute! Thanks for visiting my blog, great to meet a fellow Gator on here!!

Melissa said...

Those pics of her eating the strawberries are adorable!

Debbie said...

No life does not get any sweeter....you baby girl is adorable! So photogenic too! Found you from the linkie party, hope to see you soon!

Lindsey said...

how adorable! That outfit is just presh!!!

Tawny said...

Just presh.
Perfect outfit, perfect pictures!

The Ross Family said...

Cute, cute, cute!

Christine said...

Oh my gosh, she's so adorable! Love her!

Krajcimama said...

I'm stopping by from the D-List - just wanted to say "hi" and let you know that I loved the pictures of your little girl! :)

Natalie said...

That is one beautiful little girl!! And I love all the chunky, little rolls! I've got skinny babies so I really appreciate chunky ones when I see them!

Kelsey @ Seattle Smith's said...

Those pictures and series of photos are just priceless! She is toooo cute!

Amber said...

Now I realize I don't know you, but I think I adore you still the same. Any mother who would give a small (yet adorably pudgy!) baby a juicy strawberry in a such a gorgeous dress without a second thought is my kind of woman! Love the poem. Love the baby. Love the pictures. Love everything.

Lexie Loo & Dylan Too said...

She is so adorable!!!
Beautiful pictures!