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Thursday, July 22, 2010

The Best For Last - the family - that's what it's really all about...

The best time out of the whole trip was the visit with my sister, her family, the babies, and the Baptism - my husband and I are the God-parents.

It was funny, before we got there the GS said he wasn't going to play with the babies, then he changed it to just the boy, got there and he fell in love with them both! Cried when we left.

Happy Birthday to Selena Gomez - wikipedia

Gomez began her acting career at age seven, playing Gianna on Barney & Friends. She said that she learned "everything" about how to act while on the show. Season 7 of Barney & Friends, when Selena Gomez was on the show, was held up for some time. Because of this, the episodes featuring Gomez did not air until she was in 5th grade. This resulted in some mild controversy/confusion as to whether she was on Barney in the 5th grade or the 1st grade.

She later had minor roles in Spy Kids 3-D: Game Over and the TV film Walker, Texas Ranger: Trial By Fire.

In 2004, Gomez was discovered by the Disney Channel in a nation wide scouting. Gomez appeared as a guest star on The Suite Life of Zack & Cody and had a guest appearance – that later turned into a recurring role – on Hannah Montana from season's two to three. In early 2007 Gomez was cast in the Disney Channel series Wizards of Waverly Place as one of the three main characters, Alex Russo.

In 2008, Gomez appeared in Another Cinderella Story, the direct-to-DVD sequel to the 2004 Hilary Duff film, opposite Drew Seeley. She also had a minor voice over role as one the Mayor's ninety-six daughters in Horton Hears a Who! which released in March of that year.\

In April, Lacey Rose, of Forbes ranked Gomez as being fifth on their "Eight Hot Kid Stars To Watch" list; and Rose described Gomez as having been "a multitalented teen".

In June, 2009, Gomez appeared in the made-for-television Disney Channel movie, Princess Protection Program with her then best friend Demi Lovato. On August 28, one month after appearing in Princess Protection Program, Gomez appeared in Wizards of Waverly Place: The Movie, a made-for-television film based on the show.

Gomez began wearing a purity ring when she was 12 years old.

She is the owner of five rescue dogs and describes herself as a "huge animal lover". After Gomez and Lovato, whom she first met at the Barney & Friends auditions, posted a video blog on YouTube in March 2008, Miley Cyrus and her friend Mandy Jiroux uploaded a parody of that video, which caught the interest of entertainment media. Reports included the theory that Gomez and Lovato might replace Cyrus.

Gomez clarified there was no feud, saying: "I'm not interested in being anybody but myself, and I'm not here to replace anyone. I think that she's a wonderful performer, and of course it's a compliment. But I would like to take a different route." In answering a question on Hispanic heritage, to stationary provider Scholastic's news service for kids and teens, Gomez said: "My family does have QuinceaƱeras, and we go to the communion church. We do everything that's Catholic, but we don't really have anything traditional except go to the park and have barbeque's on Sundays after church."

I like this girl - I think she's extremely talented and because she is on Disney - I tend to see her show a lot.


ClassyChassy said...

Thanks for the peek into your visit with family - the babies are so sweet! Andy is still my favorite - such a cutie!

Life is good! said...

i loved that those darling babies melted your grandsons heart!

Marydon said...

As I write FOX NEWS is having a bday party for Selena Gomex ... cute.

Love your family pics, the baptizmal gown is gorgeous, as are the wee ones.

Have a beautiful summer day ~
TTFN ~ Hugs, Marydon

Jane said...

Very cute babies - love their outfits!


Nancy's Notes said...

What a sweet and precious family! Thank you for sharing!

Have a happy day!


Sr. Ann Marie said...

Great photos! You have a lovely family. Isn't is a lesson in itself to watch children interacting!

Melanie said...

The babies are so adorable!
I'm glad your grandson had a good time with them. :)

Maria@BubblegumandDuctTape said...

The babies are just adorable. I'm sure your sister and her hubby have their hands full. I still can't get over that we're practically neighbors. Hope you have a great day!!!

The Quintessential Magpie said...

Oh, how adorable, and look how everyone is beaming! And that christening dress is fabulous!

So sweet about your little grandson and the babies!


Sheila :-)

Linda @ A La Carte said...

Nothing is better then family. The babies are so cute! Glad GS enjoyed them as he is pretty special himself. Your Sister looks like you!!

Michelle said...

Gorgeous babies!!! That is too cute!

Good to be a Queen said...

You said it....Family is everything!!!

Susan said...

Awwwww, Sandie. You are right. Visits with family we don't see often are the best. Oh, that little Christening dress was precious and the little person in it, too! Thanks for sharing. I'm sure GS will never, ever, EVER forget his "cuz-ins." Susan

Pam said...

What darling babies and the baptismal gowns are gorgeous. They look like a great family! Makes me anxious for the arrival of my first grandchild! Nice post!

Rose said...

family is so important . the photos of the babies as well as others are heartwarming. thanks

Terra said...

What beautiful babies and how great to be chosen as godparents.

Linda said...

Beautiful family! There is nothing better than spending time will our loved one. We recently lost a family member. It really makes you reevaluate and make steps to keep close to extended family.

That corgi :) said...

how neat to be the God parents to these precious babies, Sandie!! loved all the pictures of them and your family; you are right, family is what it is all about; glad you got to spend many good days with them loving on them all! too cute about GS and his comment about not playing with them and then changing his mind, glad he did decide to play/interact with them :)


Stella said...

Just wanted you to know I have been in the hospital. I fell and broke my hip last Sat. I am at the lake house and have no computer access. Using a friends tonight. Stella

^..^Corgidogmama said...

What sweet little rolly polly's~ much work, but double the fun~

Cheri said...

They are so cute, what are their names?

Angela said...

Aw! Great pictures Sandie! Looks like everyone enjoyed the babies! I'm sure the babies really liked all of that extra attention they received while you were there!

We really like Selena Gomex. I love it that she is being her age and is a great role model for the younger kids. Not like most of the stars her age!


Mimi said...

HI Sandie!!!
those twins are adorable!!!My niece has twins, a girl and a boy, best kind if you ask me. So many twins are not friends, they are jealous and have issues later on, being called "hey twins", my friends did that with her boys all the time, drove me nuts, like don't they have names???
So I think a girl/boy set is perfect. They are so cute, glad your GS fell in love with them.
Thanks for sharing

Sallie (FullTime-Life) said...

so sweet! love that your g.s. fell in love with the babies after thinking he wouldn't. That's so cute and so typical! You got some great photos. we've been with family since we got to Charleston -- a special time.