After lots and lots of practice, Ella finally took her first few steps the other day! (November 7th). I've been in the "she can take as long as she wants!" club her whole first year, but now that she's heavier to carry, I'm very ready for her to be walking.
She's still crawling all the time and only walks a step or two from the couch sometimes or if we are practicing, but I think she will be a full time walker soon!