Tuesday, April 13, 2010


Ilex @ 14

My niece, Ilex, turns 14 today. Happy birthday, Girl!

(My sister, Shannon, and my mom and dad collaborated to create the framed picture above.
It is a sign for Ilex's chicken coop. {Grin.} Only in our family....)


Anonymous said...

I'm a relatively new follower of your blog and am really curious to know, how do you pronounce Ilex? It's a new name for me...

Heidi said...

I'm guessing it is a new name to everyone who hasn't yet met Ilex. ;-) It is the botanical name for holly and we pronounce it like Alex, but with a long i.