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Audrey’s First Birthday

January 31, 2018

Audrey's First birthday |

Audrey is officially a one year old! We had her first birthday party last Sunday, (Jan. 21) with her family and friends. It was so much fun! I couldn’t help reminiscing about what happened on that day a year ago, but I wasn’t emotional or sad. I loved celebrating her birthday!

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Audrey at 12 Months |

Audrey at 12 Months

What a crazy, exhilarating, exhausting year it’s been! Audrey is turning one today, and it’s so bittersweet for me. The journey that we’ve been on this year is unforgettable. Audrey has changed me into a better version of myself. I’m more patient, more loving…

January 23, 2018
Audrey at 11 Months |

Audrey at 11 Months

You guys, the next one of these I write will be when Audrey is ONE! *Cue the tears!* These days everything is the “last” in my mind. I feel the end of babyhood creeping in and it makes me sad. I recently told my…

December 21, 2017
2017 Christmas Letter |

2017 Christmas Letter

“Glory to God in the highest heaven,     and on earth peace to those on whom his favor rests.” – Luke 2:14 This Christmas, we feel especially blessed with the addition of Audrey Joy Astleford, born on January 23, 2017. From that day on our lives…

December 19, 2017
Audrey at 10 Months |

Audrey at 10 Months

Audrey Joy is living up to her name… most of the time. Over the past month, she’s been trying lots of new foods, crawling like a champ and pulling up on Mom and Dad. Her smiley, cheery personality still shines most of the time…

November 28, 2017
Apple-Themed Baby Shower | | Heather Astleford
Family Holidays + Events

Apple-Themed Baby Shower

Is there anything better than babies, fall and family gatherings? I recently gave my twin sister Holly an apple-themed baby shower when we were back in Kansas. She’s due in February, but with the family being spread out and the holidays coming up, we…

November 7, 2017
Heather Hickerson Astleford | | K-State Homecoming Tradition Continues

K-State Homecoming Tradition Continues

A time-honored tradition with lasting power for my family. My family doesn’t have a lot of traditions that last from year-to-year. There are a lot of reasons why this could be—people passed away, siblings grew up, got married and moved away, etc.—but one tradition…

November 2, 2017