The first "Rosebud" of spring….

After what seems like an extremely long 39.5 weeks our little Rosebud has finally arrived! At 11:41am on January 26 2009, Audrey Joy Stone was born! She weighed in at a healthy 8lbs 2oz and is 20″ long.

The birth story, a tale to tell will have to wait until a coherent thought is more than just a novelty and when my brain feels a little less freeze dried.

But for now, here she is!

Unloading her “Lil’bud” at home.

First time holding Audrey. Bethany could hardly wait the last 2 months to be able to hold her little sister.

They are both my “property”, as is the big sister who was en route.

Audrey Joy Stone


14 thoughts on “The first "Rosebud" of spring….

  1. Congratulations Ashley- I've been wondering if you had given birth yet! She's beautiful.

  2. Congratulations! She is gorgeous, I mean look at that face, those lips… perfection! I can't wait to hear the birth story either…

  3. Congratulations Ashley, Cory, and Bethany. I pray the following days she allows you some much deserved rest 🙂 I love her name, you chose it right, beautiful choice!Again, congratulations on such a beautiful little miracle.

  4. oh my goodness, rosebud lips! that last picture is delicious. She is so girly! I didn't realize you were so close to your due date. Can't wait to hear about her arrival! Congratulations. NOW GO TO SLEEP! (as I should be doing right now.)

  5. She is really stunning! Way to go, you made it through another one. Can't wait to hear how this one went down. Great name too! It was on my short list. Welcome to the multiple-daughter club!

  6. OH MY I WANT TO BE THERE SO BADLY! She looks like a great cuddle bug! Can't wait to see you all in one week.She has GORGEOUS lips!

  7. Congratulations from Grandpa and Sue……cant wait to meet the little sweetie this weekend….we are truly blessed……All three little girls in one room..together..Love you guys….ABCA (youll have to change your watermark now….)

  8. Congrats Ashley! I still can't believe we had our babies on the same day! I can't wait to hear your birth story!! I was dreading labour so bad this time, but I had a way better time than last time. I love the name too. I bet Bethany loves being a big sister as does Makenna!

  9. Congratulations Ashley and Corey on your new little daughter Audrey Joy and such a cutie you are Bethany. With love,Robin and Johanna Alexander

  10. Hi Stone Family: congrats on the newest baby girl!! We have two boys, and you have two girls. I look forward to meeting your newest addition sometime soon. Congrats also the Gramma and Grandpa!! Isn’t it just great. We love being grandparents, and take every opportunity we get to spend precious moments with our grandsons!!! I am so happy for you all!!

  11. The last entry was from Kellee Romaine, my name didn't appear. Thought you'd be wondering who it was.

  12. Congratulations !! The Lord has certainly blessed you – with each other and 2 beautiful daughters.Could you phone us and give us your mailing address?Love Nico and Joanne

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