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 1 week

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

Please enjoy all the new recipes in Sally’s Cookie Addiction and on my blog as I 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. Congratulations Sally and Kevin! Noelle is a beautiful name. You are blessed. Please enjoy this very special time and take good care of yourself.

  2. Congratulations on your precious baby girl! I love her name; so beautiful!

  3. OMG, your baby girl is super cute! You look so happy, Sally. Thank you, for sharing such personal insights with your fans. I wish you and your little family the best!!! <3

  4. What a precious bundle!  Congratulations Sally!  Glad to hear that all is well.

  5. Congratulations! Enjoy this precious gift and thanks for sharing your beautiful baby’s pictures. Your little one picked a great day to come into the world…. Sept 23rd is my bday too 🙂

  6. Danielle Bridges says:


  7. Congratulations! She’s beautiful! You’re absolutely right, she’s a miracle. So happy for you All.

  8. Congratulations on your little miracle! (:

  9. A beautiful baby with a beautiful name! Congratulations!

  10. Absolute perfection.
    Rest, recover, and fall in love.

  11. She’s adorable! Congratulations Sally!

  12. Oh wonderful! Congratulations! Beautiful little girl and mom! So very happy for you!

    Mary E. Osborne (MaryO1230)
    San Pedro, CA

  13. That lovely announcement and the pictures brought tears to my eyes! What a little sweetheart. Congratulations and the very best wishes to you all. Enjoy!

  14. SOOO Cute!! Congrats on your baby girl. 🙂

  15. Congratulations Sally! She’s beautiful! Rest up mama 🙂

  16. Wanda Castleman says:

    You look wonderful! I had 2 C-Sections and did not look that good. Your baby is so cute.

  17. She is gorgeous…Congratulations…

  18. Congratulations to you both!  Thank you for sharing a glimpse into this special time with all of us.  I think Noelle looks like her daddy, especially in the picture where she’s wearing the hospital blanket! 

  19. jacqueline dawson says:

    Congratulations and God bless you and your family!

  20. Julie Panning says:

    Sally & Kevin,
    Congratulations! Your daughter is beautiful! Thank you so much Sally, for sharing the beautiful photos!
    What a beautiful mother – Noelle is blessed to have you! Enjoy this precious time. God bless you & your family.

    Julie Panning

  21. Hi Sally,

    You look so gorgeous and happy. Congratulation!

  22. What a gorgeous baby and momma.  Congrats to all three of you <3

  23. Many congratulations to you both!!!  And only wonderful wishes for a fantastic parenting life ahead.

    Love her name, 


    (Noël Elizabeth Keag – – – LOL)

  24. Congratulations on your sweet new arrival, she is perfection. 

  25. Mazel Tov, Sally and Kevin. Noelle Elizabeth is a beautiful name. Wishing you much happiness and love as you begin parenthood. It’s such a wonderful experience. Enjoy every minute.


  27. Congratulations to you and your husband…she is absolutely beautiful! May she bring much joy to your lives!

  28. Congratulations!! to all of you. She is just beautiful.
    I am very happy for you.

  29. She’s gorgeous! Congratulations! I got your book on Monday and it’s amazing! Can’t wait to start baking some cookies!

  30. Suzanne Weinstock says:

    Congratulations! She is so precious. Enjoy every moment…even the late nights. Thank you for the joy you bring to all the special occasions when I use your delicious, crowd pleasing recipes! Take care and let everyone help you the next few weeks. All the best, Suzanne W.

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