The Sweetest Gift

Noelle's footprints 9-23

Welcome to the world sweet baby girl Noelle Elizabeth. ♥

Born in the evening on September 23rd 2017 via emergency C-section after 32 hours of labor, our daughter is truly a miracle in every sense of the word.

Noelle 10-1

We simply couldn’t be more thankful for Noelle’s arrival and health. She certainly made her big grand entrance!

Please enjoy all the new recipes in Sally’s Cookie Addiction and on my blog as I recover from surgery and begin new life as a mommy.

I now know a love like I’ve never known before. Thank you for all the well wishes!


  1. Oh wow!!! A big congratulations on your beautiful baby girl! She is so blessed to be born into such a loving family. Relax and enjoy your first few months together.

  2. Such a gorgeous baby and mama! Congratulations to you all. She’s your sweetest creation and sure to be the source of much sweet inspiration.

  3. Congrats on your most beautiful bouncy little girl…… Looking great…..All the very best to you as you recover…..Take care……Charmaine

  4. Congratulations! Thank you for sharing your beautiful baby Noelle Elizabeth with us.  Be sure to take the time to heal and savor all this wonderful sweetness that surrounds you and your family. 

  5. She is beautiful! Congratulations! Love your blog. It’s always my go to for something sweet and delicious! But take your time recovering! Sending prayers your way

  6. Oh My! She is so very, very precious! I love her name! Congratulations!! Years ago, I too, had an unplanned C-section. I want to encourage you to take good care of yourself as you recover. It pays in the end. So thankful for her safe delivery into the arms of mommy and daddy. Isn’t that a wonderful name – mommy and daddy!

  7. So precious! My sweet Ellie is already 3 months today… it’s bittersweet because you can’t believe where the time went yet each new phase brings something wonderful and equally adorable! Just wait for those baby smiles and coos… they will make your heart melt! Your baby girl is beautiful, enjoy your time!

  8. In my opinion, Noelle is your sweetest confection thus far! Congratulations and best wishes. She is gorgeous and you are glowing. Don’t blink and enjoy every moment!

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