Sweet Sarah was baptized on Sunday. She is in the fifth generation to be baptized in this dress, which was made by her great-great-great grandmother. I don’t know if that means much to anyone else, but to me it’s a great statement of her Christian heritage and the love and care of each generation.
Here is a picture of the actual baptism. Jack was really taken aback when the pastor put the water on Sarah’s head, but Sarah herself did not bat an eye. She just smiled and was happy even with wet hair.
We got a nice family picture once we got home. Finally, photographic evidence that we are, in fact, a family of five! My mom did the flower arrangement for the church service, and we brought it home. It doesn’t usually sit on this table, but it looks nice in the picture! Hannah had to change dresses, because at Sunday School some other kid got red candy on the pink dress she was wearing to church. Don’t worry, the stain came out.
I messed up this piece when I was cutting it, but at least you can see how it looked pretty on the china.
Here is another little arrangement made in Hannah’s porringer. Isn’t my mom such a talented flower arranger? Talent on a stick.
Finally, because as I mentioned I really love silver and flowers, here is another closeup of the table.