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I’m an Aunt… Meet Sloane Emily!

March 16, 2014 in I Adore What I Love

I’m an Aunt… Meet Sloane Emily!

March 16, 2014 in I Adore What I Love >/div>
My Niece, Sloane Emily! via www.iadorewhatilove.com

Hi guys!  I am so excited to announce that yesterday (Saturday, March 15th) was definitely one of the more exciting days of my life, up there with the night I got engaged and of course my entire wedding weekend… I became an aunt!

Let me introduce you to my niece, Sloane Emily Auerbach!!
My Niece, Sloane Emily! via www.iadorewhatilove.comBorn at 12:09 PM, Sloane came into this world weighing 8 lbs 6 oz and is 20 inches long.  Although she arrived 7 days later than she was supposed to, it’s okay because her mom’s labor took all of 10 minutes and everyone is doing great!!  My brother is super happy and I am beyond thrilled for the both of them.  With that, I am already taking my duties as an aunt seriously, as I was with her all day yesterday and today!  I feel like I’ve taken thousands of pics because let’s be real: I just can’t get enough!

My Niece, Sloane Emily! via www.iadorewhatilove.com

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My Niece, Sloane Emily! via www.iadorewhatilove.com

My Niece, Sloane Emily! via www.iadorewhatilove.com

My Niece, Sloane Emily! via www.iadorewhatilove.com

My Niece, Sloane Emily! via www.iadorewhatilove.comCould you die?  Those eyes, that smile, her beautiful skin color – I may be prejudice but is this normal??  She is just the cutest and sweetest little chic that I’ve ever laid eyes on!  And she’s so chill!  She’s barely made a peep since she’s been born!!  My dad used the word STUNNER when we saw her for the first time and I couldn’t agree more.  Can you tell that I’m just a little obsessed with her?  What can I say… she is the newest love in my life and she is absolutely perfect!

3 Comments

  • Cassie March 16, 2014 at 5:33 pm

    Cutie!! Makes me super excited to have one of my own! ;) Hope my labor is all of ten minutes!

  • Alexi March 16, 2014 at 5:39 pm

    I’m a lucky cousin!! So cute, you’re gonna make a great aunt! Xo

  • sara March 17, 2014 at 8:26 am

    Aw, congrats, Auntie!! She’s adorable – with so much hair already :)

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