"To bestow on them a crown of beauty instead of ashes, the oil of gladness instead of mourning, and a garment of praise instead of a spirit of despair." Isaiah 61:3

The Burckhard Family

The Burckhard Family

Friday, July 10, 2009

Texas Cousins Coming....

Guess who's coming to North Dakota? Yep, it's the Texas Cousins (and Aunt & Uncle too). They are driving straight North and will be here on Monday night.

We are so excited to see them again....Lots of fun stuff planned for the cousins including a Taylor Swift concert at the ND State Fair. But mostly, just hanging out together.

While Kevin and I were in Kiev, we showed Bella our photo album every day. Whenever we got to the "Texas Cousins" page, she would stop and pour over their pictures. She could even say "Tasha"--the youngest TX cousin.

Here's Bella looking at the picture:

Since the Texas cousins are all girls--Alex, Kassie, Julianna, Victoria, and Natasha--Bella will be one well-dressed little girl! In fact, Aunt Karla just called from her storage unit in TX to ask what sizes of clothes to bring. The silly Aunt is doing this and she hasn't even finished packing for her family yet. AND, it's 106 degrees there right now! She better have the girls bring winter clothes, because it's only 60 degrees here in ND right now!

And now, because of the delay, little Miss Bella won't be home in time to meet her Texas cousins. So,we will take lots of pictures and videos for her though, so that when she meets them soon, she will feel like she already knows her Texas Cousins!

Love, Aunt Paula and the ND Cousins!

1 comment:

  1. I am back from the storage unit and brought lots of cute clothes! Ironically, a lot of them came from Grace to us and now they are going back for Bella! I was saving some of the outfits to sell on Ebay -- BUT I never got time to do it so now I can give them to Bella! It's cool how some things work out for the best!! And a little bit of sweating to find cute clothes for my brand new niece is worth it!!!! :-) All the girls are soooooooo excited for our drive to ND!