Our girl turned 8 months old on Sunday!! I seriously cannot believe how quickly time is flying, but we are soaking up every single second!! It’s been SUCH a fun summer already full of lots of sweet moments. Ellie’s 8th month included loving avocado (and really any food!), squealing/screaming in excitement, snorting when she laughs, saying “ahhhh”, rolling around, petting her brother Zeke, eating popsicles, & spending time with her Mama & Daddy! A few of our favorite moments this month were Ellie’s first beach trip, Father’s Day, Ellie’s first trip to TJ Maxx (of course it was the best), & Ellie’s first 4th of July on the day she turned 8 months old!

At the beginning of this month, Ellie started doing this really cute over-the-top excited face (wonder where she gets it from?!) & it is the BEST!!

Lunch with Meme & Poppa – Poppa makes Ellie laugh so much!

Just chilling on the couch!

Most of this month’s photos were taken on Ellie’s first beach trip!! We went with Dyl’s family, & it was so much fun! Ellie did so great for her longest road trip yet. We stopped for a picnic lunch a little more than half way so she could stretch out!

Finally with her Papaw!

Our first morning – Mama’s dream came true!

Her first time in the ocean – she seemed a little hesitant at first but learned to love it!!

Dinner on the bay on our first night!

Breakfast at the Donut Hole! Ellie is gonna love coffee – one day haha!

I LOVE this outfit from our GiGi!!

Our little beach baby! We bought a collapsible dog pool on Amazon & it was the best purchase – we just filled it up with a little ocean water & she sat in it & played!!

Ellie’s first time visiting Seaside! The sweetest!!

Another day at the beach!!

Dinner at The Bay! One of our favorites!

Family photoshoot night!

Of course she tried to eat the sand haha! Love my crazy girl!!

Her first popsicle was a hit!

Our last dinner at the Old Florida Fish House!

Father’s Day with the BEST dad in the world!!

They’re starting to play together more & more & it’s the sweetest!

This girl loves avocado!! And playing with her first camera… She now makes faces at it so we are definitely in trouble haha

Lunch date & Ellie’s first trip to TJ Maxx was a blast!

Friday night pool party at Nae’s!

I got this photo & the selfie of Dyl & Ellie while I was shooting a wedding!! LOVE!

She was not sure about her first taste of potatoes…we are gonna have to work on that!

Dyl & I went on our first little getaway without Ellie which was great but we definitely missed her! It helped that she stayed with Nae (my mom) & that they sent us this selfie because it’s the best! We went to Laurel & LOVED it!

Ellie’s first 4th of July weekend!!

We love popsicles & pool time with friends!

I wonder what she is gonna think about all of these photoshoots one day but I know that I will cherish these photos forever!!

8 months old!!

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