HAPPY 2009!!!!

January 1, 2009

We were at a friend’s house last night for some obligatory champagne and good (and by good, I mean dirty and inappropriate) conversation, when everyone (but me) had a shot of tequila.  The toast was “to Jeff and Kerry’s little boys!” and while they were all shooting the delicious agave liquor, and I was holding the hostess’s 9 week old little boy (he didn’t want any tequila either), I couldn’t help but think about how different our lives would be this year.

In a little over three months (fingers crossed), we will be PARENTS to TWO BABY BOYS.  We won’t be the carefree, social butterflies whose weekends were always booked with parties and things to do – we will be the super busy, super tired “party of four” who after sooooo much heartache and sooooo much patience, are FINALLY getting what they want, need, and deserve.

This New Year’s Eve was most definitely different than the last 7 NYE celebrations Jeff and I have had together.  There was no driving around aimlessly, trying to find something to do when we got denied from a bar downtown because they were “at capacity” (our first NYE in 2001).  There was no drunken hanky panky in the downstairs bathroom and passing out in a random spare bedroom (like the last two NYE’s).  Instead, we had a really nice dinner at our favorite Italian restaurant, where I enjoyed sharing a glass of a really smooth Sangiovese (while trying to ignore the unapproving glares of several patrons) with my husband.  After dinner, we went to our friend’s house to celebrate with a small group of friends, and we were home by a little bit before 1:30, which is still SUPER late for this girl.

It was perfect.

And I just have to say, once again, that I cannot WAIT for what 2009 has in store for Jeff and I – and I hope that the rest of our readers, friends, and family have a fantastic new year as well!

Kerry

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8 Responses to “HAPPY 2009!!!!”

  1. Cara said

    A Happy 2009 to you,Jeff, and your miracle baby boys! May you enjoy a house full of testoterone and dirty diapers in the New Year!

  2. Stacy said

    It will be an exciting, adventure filled, most wonderful year! Happy 2009!

  3. alexis said

    2009 is your year! I’m impressed you lasted until 1:30! lol..I was asleep on the couch at 9:45…my poor sweet husband, but with a house full of in-laws for the last week I was wiped out. Cheers to an adventure filled new year with more laughter than you can possibly imagine.

  4. Noell said

    Here’s to a happy 2009 full of cuddly babies: that wonderful baby smell, soft skin, sweet cries (yes, they are even sweet in the middle of the night), first smiles/coos/laughs and sharing all this with your soul mate! Cheers to you & Jeff!

  5. alexis said

    Kerry….below is the link to the online shop I bought the wall decals in case you find something you want! http://www.dezignwithaz.com/

  6. Sounds like you and Jeff had an awesome New Years can’t wait to hear about the arrival of your little ones :0) And boy can you still party, 1:30 lol

  7. Deanne said

    How sweet, it will only get better as the months pass…Happy 2009 to you both! You are looking fantastic K., I just love your pg belly pic!

  8. Tarah said

    Happy New Year!!

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