Friday, August 21, 2009

She's one

We had her party last Saturday. Friend's and family gathered in the heat of the day to celebrate the life of our baby girl. We are so blessed, with health, family, love and happiness, it is hard to believe sometimes, but we are very grateful. Here are some pictures of her special day.
my two youngest sisters were able to be there for her party! yay for vacations in August!

we had this beautiful store bought cake for the crowd (which turned out to be a less than planned, so lots of leftover cake!) and I made pumpkin apple harvest cupcakes for a healthier alternative. Charlotte LOVES the cupcakes, here is where I found the recipe!
(It's the first one on the

her favorite part of the day? everyone singing "Happy Birthday to you....." (so we sang it three times!)post-dip in the pool to cool off

she received many wonderful and thoughtful gifts. one of them.... her very first tu-tu! being a former ballerina, this thrilled me to bits! (and it fits age 1 to 5, so I'm sure lots of twirling and tip-toeing will happen soon!)

*all pictures courtesy of Nannie and Grampie. Thank you!

1 comment:

  1. What a fun time! It was so great to be able to celebrate Charlotte's birthday with all the friends and family.