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Six Months Old (Eleanor’s Monthly Photo)

Eleanor, 6 months old
Eleanor, 6 months old

(I’ll be taking a photo of Eleanor sitting in the Eames rocker and wearing her pin each month until she’s two years old.)

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    Daria
    October 29, 2009 at 11:23 am

    Congratulations on this milestone! My daughter said her first word (“ma-ma”) exactly on her 6-month anniversary, so you may be there!

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    Laur
    October 29, 2009 at 11:36 am

    She is getting so big!! Sitting up all on her own. Next thing you know she going to be standing in the chair for her picture.

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    Laura A.
    October 29, 2009 at 11:42 am

    Look at Miss El sitting up all on her own and looking as pretty as ever. Congrats again! <3

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    Asia
    October 29, 2009 at 11:47 am

    Oh, she is just too precious! <3

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    oneshotbeyond
    October 29, 2009 at 12:04 pm

    she’s beautiful!!!

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    Lisa
    October 29, 2009 at 12:07 pm

    Wow six months already! Happy 6 months Eleanor. If you get a moment come by my blog and say hi, I blogged about new mommies today :)

    Take care,
    Lisa

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    Danielle
    October 29, 2009 at 12:11 pm

    :-)

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    Loren
    October 29, 2009 at 12:21 pm

    Nicole,

    I’ve been following your blog for a while now and rarely (if ever) comment (although I did vote for you daily for the porch prize). I can hardly stand this! It is so precious. I love this idea. Such a great way to show life developing. Congrats on 6 months!

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    Redmaiko
    October 29, 2009 at 12:23 pm

    Gah! She is getting even cuter!

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    Candy
    October 29, 2009 at 12:24 pm

    Cutie Patootie.

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    jodi
    October 29, 2009 at 12:36 pm

    six months already?? wow!
    look at her all cute and sitting up with those chubby little arms. adorable!

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    Cara (City Girl Chicago)
    October 29, 2009 at 12:41 pm

    She’s too precious. I’m a new follower, love your blog and the fact that you’re giving insight to your house projects. I grew up in an OP bungalow, and can definitely relate!

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    Claire
    October 29, 2009 at 1:38 pm

    She can sit up now! Cute!!!

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    Mrs Soup
    October 29, 2009 at 1:51 pm

    So adorable! I’m sad she doesn’t have the little kewpie hair anymore though!

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    Cyndi
    October 29, 2009 at 1:59 pm

    So sweet! She’s getting so big and sitting up all by herself too? :)

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    marie
    October 29, 2009 at 2:02 pm

    So cute, she looks so bright and perky sitting up.

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    Crystal
    October 29, 2009 at 2:11 pm

    Ahh, sooo cute!

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    Alisha
    October 29, 2009 at 2:14 pm

    What a neat idea! I attempted to do something like that with my pregnant belly, but so far, have failed miserably. (I think I’ve done 2, and I’m already ~7 months) Maybe I’ll try it with my baby! :)

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    jo
    October 29, 2009 at 2:17 pm

    she’s adorable! i love six months because that seems to be the age when they’re the most rolly-polly. so cute!

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    Melissa
    October 29, 2009 at 2:26 pm

    That may be the cutest one so far! She is adorable.

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    JenWoodhouse.com
    October 29, 2009 at 2:33 pm

    cute cute cute! is she crawling yet?

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    Ann
    October 29, 2009 at 2:37 pm

    How cute! I made one for my nephew, Moses, but we have yet to take the picture :) I’m putting an “M” on his, instead of a “1”. It’s browns and blue, polka dots and stripes-sooo cute! Thanks for the idea!

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    Patricia Fontes
    October 29, 2009 at 2:47 pm

    she is so cute! I am taking pictures of my baby girl as well…!!!

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    jessica
    October 29, 2009 at 3:01 pm

    oh my gosh! sitting up and saying stuff already. i love it!

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    Nuit
    October 29, 2009 at 3:08 pm

    Tooo cute!!! and isnt it amazing how time flies!!!??? they grow so fast! seriously…

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    tamstyles
    October 29, 2009 at 3:27 pm

    I wish my godson had those creases in his arms…ahhh to cute

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    v8grrl
    October 29, 2009 at 3:39 pm

    so cute…i can’t believe she is 6 months all ready!!!
    My daughter had those rolls…we used to say she looked like she had snap on appendages…you know what I mean…like you could just “pop” her arm off below the elbow and put another on….rubberband rings…

    sooo cute
    v8

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    girl, inspired
    October 29, 2009 at 4:03 pm

    She is just delicious! Love the rolls, when else would rolls like that be acceptable on a female?? Gorgeous baby!

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    Bonnie
    October 29, 2009 at 4:09 pm

    I have “known” you for six months now. We “met” in the Chicago Tribune when Eleanor was a newborn. She is adorable!

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    Maye
    October 29, 2009 at 4:18 pm

    I have always been a follower but this is my first comment.You daughter is too precious. Love those rolls!!

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    michelle
    October 29, 2009 at 4:27 pm

    so sweet, I love your blog!!!!!

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    Sara
    October 29, 2009 at 4:57 pm

    Like a little ‘big girl’ already!

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    ClistyB
    October 29, 2009 at 4:59 pm

    cannot believe this. way. too. fast. love the skin cuffs :)

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    Marissa
    October 29, 2009 at 5:10 pm

    Oh my goodness those arm rolls are too munchable!

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    Viv
    October 29, 2009 at 5:11 pm

    I love that you are posting photos of her here. Soon she won’t be sitting still long enough for you to take a photo!

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    Ellen
    October 29, 2009 at 5:20 pm

    Eleanor is so very cute! Pretty soon she will be trying to escape the chair for her pictures! Thanks for sharing her with us!

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    suzanne
    October 29, 2009 at 6:00 pm

    Oh my goodness…I just love her arms. All those little segments. Too bad this isn’t as cute on grown-ups…

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    Audrie
    October 29, 2009 at 6:02 pm

    Look at that! Perfect little baby :) She’s adorable. Hard to believe she’s already 6 mths!

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    Amanda
    October 29, 2009 at 6:54 pm

    How cute! Love how she’s sitting in that shot. It’s been so lovely following Eleanor’s progress. I remember I had been following your blog for a long time when I first read that you were pregnant and was excited as I was pregnant at that time too. It’s been fun following your journey.

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    danyelle
    October 29, 2009 at 10:52 pm

    oh, the chubbs. the rolls. that sweet face. she is a doll!

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    Mrs. Priss
    October 30, 2009 at 12:43 am

    I can’t believe she’s 6 months old already!! She’s a true doll. Such a pretty girl!

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    Kit
    October 30, 2009 at 7:02 am

    As adorable as ever! Look at here, sitting on her own already. Awww.

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    katrina
    October 30, 2009 at 9:16 am

    So adorable!
    I love the simplicity of the white chair and pink onesie, as to not distract from the cuteness.
    I’m guessing you’ve got pink onesies in every size available?

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    Jenn
    October 30, 2009 at 10:06 am

    OMG – she’s so precious. How adorable is she in that eames rocker :)

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    Jan
    October 30, 2009 at 11:04 am

    She is lovely. She won’t be sitting in that rocker for much longer.

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    Donna
    October 30, 2009 at 11:10 am

    Such sweet photos, really beautiful!

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    Kathryn S
    October 30, 2009 at 11:42 am

    So cute! The Michelin Man rolls remind me of my 2nd son – he was such a lug to carry around, but I miss that stage now that he’s 20 mo. and too busy to snuggle with me!

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    melissa
    October 30, 2009 at 5:07 pm

    OH MY GODDDDDD! ADORABLE!

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    Down Comforter
    October 30, 2009 at 11:21 pm

    I look forward to these photos every month – she’s such a sweetie pie :)

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    Justina
    October 31, 2009 at 12:17 am

    Wow! She’s sitting really well! :) Happy half birthday Eleanor!

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    nori
    October 31, 2009 at 2:58 am

    what a nugget!! she is so stinkin cute!!!

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    agneta
    October 31, 2009 at 11:06 pm

    So glad I stumbled on your lovely lovely blog today, it’s always nice to find other blogger out and about on the net!

    Agneta & Sweden

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    Laura
    November 1, 2009 at 9:27 am

    She’s so pretty! And all those rolls are divine!

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    order promotional items
    November 1, 2009 at 9:41 am

    Oh my! Isn’t she a darling or what???? Don’t you feel like eating up those cheeks? Cute little boldy! Congrats!

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    Ashley B.
    November 1, 2009 at 1:18 pm

    Eeeee!!! The rolls! I love them. She’s possibly getting even more adorable.

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    Miss B.
    November 1, 2009 at 1:31 pm

    Gah! Too cute! I LOVE this and I love when you show the past ones, so sweet!

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    rachel
    November 2, 2009 at 3:16 pm

    This is fantastic… Eleanor is going to love looking through this series when she’s older.

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    The Chatty Housewife
    November 2, 2009 at 4:52 pm

    Oh my goodness, she looks so much like you this month!

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    patricia
    November 3, 2009 at 3:33 pm

    Amazing how time flies by. She’s so adorable!

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    katiedid
    November 4, 2009 at 4:30 pm

    Sitting up all by her cuteness!She is going to love these pics when she is older!!

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    In Honor Of Design
    November 6, 2009 at 11:03 pm

    She is sooo cute!!! I think you had her two days after I had my baby boy:) It is incredible to watch them grow and change. I wish I could capture it all!

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    Stacy
    November 7, 2009 at 12:02 am

    Adorable! Hey, have you seen this? http://www.centuryfinds.com/manufacturer/122/334/Eames%20RAR%20Rocker%20Print

    I’m sure you have but when I saw it I immediately thought about you and decided to share on the off-chance that you hadn’t seen them. They have other letters/designs too. :)

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    DarlingDear
    November 7, 2009 at 8:25 pm

    I love this idea! What a great way to look back and see how your little ones have grown. I especially love that it is taken in the exact same spot each time. So adorable.

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    Miki
    November 9, 2009 at 11:34 am

    SOO Cute! I have a feeling you may have to have someone else in the background of those photos in the near future. I have a nine month old, and starting at about 7 months, I could no longer put him on a piece of furniture and take a picture without him lunging forward to “fly” er..crawl off!

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