Thursday, June 10, 2010

Graduation Pics!

Good morning! If you are here to see something crafty, I got nothin' for ya today! Nada, zip! LOL! Only some pics of my newest middle school graduate! I had to share my excitement.....her excitement with you. She beamed all night long. I beamed all night long. I am thrilled to have gotten these pics of my beautiful girl!
.............she takes my breath away.

Getting pictures of Cortney is difficult. Very difficult. I know it may not seem like it since I post many here.....but it is. Her head is heavy. She drools. She has nystagmus which makes her eyes bounce around a lot. She loves showing her tonsils on a regular basis. So when I snap a photo like this. Wow. What I see everyday, her blue eyes, her flawless skin, her gorgeous face, I am able to show the world, and you can see what I see.

I also have to mention that her 13 year old brother was perfect on graduation night. He presented her flowers to her after she received her diploma. He posed for pics all night without grumbling. And again.........a perfect picture of my two children. (Makes my heart go pitter patter!!!!)

This is what has kept me from crafting lately. This group right here. My family. I love them to pieces......I am blessed beyond measure. This is what it's all about. Right here.

My Aunt Pat took this photo of my two with her camera phone. I love the joy on their faces!

And this last photo, is Cort and her teacher, Miss Amber. Cortney adores her! And lucky for us, I think the adoration is mutual!
Thank you, thank you, thank you for letting me share my family with you once again!
I will have more craftiness to share soon! Have a wonderful Thursday!!!

41 comments:

Crystal said...

Michele these are wonderful pictures...Congrats to the graduate...that is sooo wonderful and she looks soooo happy and is sooo beautiful!!! Your darling son giving her flowers that is priceless..I see some awesome scrap pages in your future...:) Have a wonderful day!!

Sharon -- The OKI Stampqueen said...

tears!!! They are soooo beautiful and so precious!! Thanks for sharing and, you're right---THAT's what life is all about!

Jocelyn said...

Oh my heart is just filled with happiness for your family...What beautiful pics and I think Cort looks just like her beautiful Momma!!!

YOU are BLESSED!!!!! I just adore the pic of of Kyle giving Cort her flowers!!!! :-)!!!!

Thanks so much for sharing!!!

Craftyanny said...

You've every right to be proud Michelle, Cortney looks absoloutely gorgeous:)
Anne x

Creative Mish said...

Cort is so beautiful! I especially love the black and white photo. She is really stylin with that awesome hair cut. I love it. What an exciting time for you and lots of proud mommy moments.

Lynda said...
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Lynda said...

Oh my! Cortney is truly a beautiful child both inside and out. Her laughter is contagious and her smile brings joy to us all.
A very proud "Grammy" (or is it now Gramma!)

Julie Tucker-Wolek said...

WOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO HOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO!! CONGRATS Cort!!!! Loveeeeeeeeeeeeeeeee the photos!!! She is the spittin' image of her GORGEOUS Mama!!!! LOVE IT! :):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):)

Sherri Benson said...

Wow, she is so striking. Love her hair cut it looks like it fits her personality.

Thank you for sharing, you have a beautiful family.

Jingle said...

Congratulations to Cortney!!! You got some really beautiful photographs!

Sharon said...

Michele, These are so awesome. Cortney was beautiful. Don't graduation days just tug at your heart. Take care.

Anonymous said...

Congratulations to Cortney! Wonderful pictures. I love Cortney's hair - so darling! The picture of Cortney and her teacher is quite touching. What a beautiful family you have! and your son seems to have the patience of a saint. May God bless you and your lovely family, Michele! Thank you for sharing your beautiful family with us. Mary Stuart

Debby said...

These pictures are amazing. She is beautiful and she does look like her Mama.
A very proud sweet big brother. The picture with the teacher is pricelss as the family one.
Your description of how hard it is to get a good photo makes these super special. Congratulations.

Allison said...

She looks beautiful esp. in that super fab dress. And all the flowers around her in that pic means you better get to scrapping! Congrats Cort!

Sherry (aka sherryann) said...

She is absolutley beautiful and your pictures are amazing. Sometimes it is nice to see photos of the family instead of a card or scrapbook page. It helps build that connection we all feel we have with each other through the internet.

Basement Stamper said...

I need to stop snapping so many pictures of my cards and start taking more of my kids. Your pictures are wonderful and she looks so proud!!!

A Vintage Chic said...

What beautiful pictures of your adorable children, Michele...love that last one of Cort and her teacher--priceless!

Hope your day is wonderful!

Julie

Riet said...

Ohhh wowww Michele,what a wonderful photos.
So sweet.

Hugs Riet.xx

Regan said...

yikes...I've got a waterfall going on here...this is beautiful, you are blessed!

Jessica said...

What a beautiful family. And you're right...Courtney is absolutely gorgeous! She has a lot of you in her. Your profiles are similar. You are a lucky woman, to be the mom to two such lovely children. Oops, one lovely, one handsome! lol Thanks for sharing!

Regina Easter said...

oh my she is beautiful and what a blessing to have a beautiful daughter and an amazing mother...hugs

Kathy Martin said...

Looks like a lot of fun was had! :)

Jane, at Thepaperaffair said...

She's beautiful and so Happy, Your doing a wonderful job!! Hugs, Jane

Jana Eubank said...

Cort looks so GORGEOUS!!! Just like her mama! ;) Her brother is quite the handsome guy, too! What fun pictures, Michele! I bet you are beaming with pride! :)

Marcy said...

Oh, Michele! What a lovely, touching post! The photos of Cortney, Kyle, and your family are beautiful & precious. She is such a radiant girl!

Congratulations & hugs to her & you!

Michelle Lanning said...

just beautiful Michele! I love them all! And congrats to miss Cort - she looks just like you Michele!

Heather Jensen said...

She is just as beautiful as you say she is. She has the sweetest smile. I can tell how proud you are of her by the way you talk about her. Tell her congratulations from me please. :) Enjoy your family and never regret it.

Maggie said...

She is such a pretty girl. Love the pictures

Magical Land said...

She i a beautiful girl. Thank you for sharing your priceless moments with us!!!! You all look so happy :) Congrats to your BIG girl!!!!

Hugs,
Noreen

Linda Peterson said...

These pictures make me cry tears of joy, because they are so beautiful! Now I need to grab a kleenex. What a beautiful middle school graduate she is!

Hope said...

Your daughter is beautiful! I just finished working with a student that also has CP and he graduated from the eighth grade last Thurs. I cried all day, it was like sending one of my own children off into the world. It is amazing at what you learn from these children that others cannot ever teach you; unconditional love, patience, persistance, etc...

Ree Donnelly said...

Michele,
What wonderful photos... thanx so much for sharing them! Your daughter looks beautiful, you got some great shots. Been meaning to say, I love her short hair! An adorable lil pixie! OOOOH the scrapbook pages you'll be doing!! :o)

Lynne Phelps said...

What wonderful memories of your beautiful daughter and her special day! I see some great layouts coming in the near future; hope you share them with us!

Anonymous said...

Beautiful young lady. Congratulations Courtney, what a wonderful accomplishment. Best of luck in the future. Your pictures are amazing

Anonymous said...

Beautiful young lady. Congratulations Courtney, what a wonderful accomplishment. Best of luck in the future. Your pictures are amazing

Mary said...

Michele, you have beautiful children Congrats to Cort, what wonderful photos, she is BEAUTIFUL! I really like her hair, she looks so grown up in the photos. She looks so much like her mother....Again...Congrats, graduation is such an exciting moment.

Elaine said...

Beautiful pictures! I really like her hair style...so cute!

mudmaven said...

Absolutely fantastic pictures. She looks marvelous and thank you so much for sharing them with us. ~chris

1CardCreator said...

Beautiful pictures Michelle of your beautiful family! Congratulations on the graduation milestone, Cort looks radiant in these photo's! I love her new hair cut too!
Thanks for sharing. ~Diane

jaydee said...

Michele, she is just so beautiful and these are amazing pics. Congratulations to the grad. Thank you so much for sharing
hugs
jaydee

Corinne said...

une très jolie photo en noir et blanc
la famille c'est important