Meet Madison!

I am happy to announce that our little one has finally arrived!

I’d love to introduce you to the newest sous chef in my kitchen… Madison Faith was born last Monday morning… She was an even 7 pounds and measured 20 1/4 inches.

Darron and I are both completely smitten with our little girl, and Yellowdog is now a proud big sister.  We’ve all been enjoying some down time at home getting to know little Madison better.  Yellowdog has been especially great, giving her lots of puppy kisses and keeping a close eye on her when we go for walks together.

I wanted to make sure I had some treats for the doctors and nurses at the hospital, as well as guests who were stopping by to meet Miss Madison, so naturally, I baked cookies!  Don’t worry, I baked them a week or two in advance of our due date and stashed them in the freezer so they’d be ready whenever she arrived.

Having a new baby in the house is certainly an adjustment, but it is a welcome change. We are all getting used to each other’s new schedules and loving all of the snuggle time with the little one.  Of course, that does mean that I haven’t been spending much time in the kitchen!

So, I hope you’ll understand that things may slow down here a little bit over the coming weeks.  I do have a few recipes ready to share with you, and I plan to get back into the swing of things gradually. I’ll be back soon… And, in the meantime, you can help me celebrate with a cookie!

58 Responses to Meet Madison!

  1. Shari Kelley says:

    Congratulations! I am so happy for you.

  2. Denise says:

    Congrats – she is gorgeous!! Enjoy.

  3. Sara says:

    Congratulations!! You will probably going to make a lot more cookies from now on :))

  4. Diana says:

    Congratulations, Beautiful Baby Madison is Precious. She is every bit as perfect as the cookies you so carefully baked and decorated in her honor. I am new to your site and look forward to “watching” Madison grow up through the wonderful photos you post! Get plenty of rest, the holidays are coming!!

  5. Tracy Shank says:

    Jen, Congrat’s on your beautiful baby girl!! She is a beauty like her Momma. Blessings to you, your husband and Yellowdog. Enjoy this wonderful new chapter in your lives!

  6. Congratulations! She is adorable. And its a wonder you managed to make such gorgeous cookies to give away so close to your due date :)

  7. Tracy says:

    Congrats again to you and the hubby. So happy for you!

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