One of my favorite small creatures…


  1. She is beautiful, and the photo is beautifully done. Do you do professional photography?

  2. That is such a cute picture. How adorable!

  3. Was she already holding the book? What a lovely child!!

  4. That is the sweetest picture!!

  5. That is so adorable!

  6. I normally read your blog on bloglines and the photo didn’t come through. As I clicked on the post and wondered what *your* favorite small creature would be, I was thinking to myself that my children are my favorites. Great minds think alike. 🙂
    I know beauty is fleeting, but every time I see a picture, I’m struck by your daughter’s beauty! I love that upper lip – some of my girls have lips like that, and they look they’re ready for a kiss!

  7. That photo could win an award. How beautiful (photo and subject!).

  8. Without a doubt the BEST photo you’ve ever posted.

  9. Oh, that just melts me!! She’s gorgeous.

  10. What a sweetie! and the book has been a favorite for quite awhile.

  11. I just want to smooch her!!

  12. Beth, She fell asleep on the couch and then rolled over ending up with her cheek on my husband’s book. He looked down at her and said, ‘Quick, get the camera!’

    I took the photo, but he was the one who spotted the photo-op. And no, Alicia, I’m not a professional photographer, just a frequent one!

  13. what an adorable picture!! she is the cutest.

  14. What a beautiful photo! She is so precious!

  15. PRECIOUS!!

  16. That – tugged my heart. Hard.

  17. Aww!

  18. Could THAT be any cuter??

  19. Darling! You should link that for your next Love Thursday.

  20. Oh Mary, that is so, so precious. Frame that one.

  21. Gosh, she is beautiful. What a wonderful picture! That one should go somewhere special — she will be so pleased that you saved that memory for her.


  22. That’s so perfect. 🙂

  23. Aw, what an adorable picture!!

  24. Absolutely beautiful! And a good message (even though I know it was a spur of the moment thing!). The best messages to make us stop and think are totally random like that! Thanks for posting it!

  25. Wow, so incredibly cute. Yes, as everyone has said, that is a great picture!!

  26. She is so adorable! Great shot!

    And I totally love that book! I have read the whole series several times, and my kids love them as well.