Thursday, December 29, 2011

We couldn't stop her from turning 1!

We tried.

(sort of.)

It was bittersweet, as are most (all?) milestones. Excited to watch her continued development, sad to see the dependent baby begin to slip away.

She still is a baby, but we watch everyday as she comprehends new things, communicates more and generally kicks butt.

Here she is the morning of her birthday, enjoying her birthday cupcake. She was a fan!

She was the star of the show at her party and I am pretty sure she knew it!

She got into unwrapping presents :)

Blaise got into it, too!

At one year she was standing and taking some practice steps.

I made butterfly cupcakes to go along with our theme.

The aftermath:

Kate has been an unbelieveable addition to our lives. She has become a pretty spunky little girl and a joy to be around. 


Jen said...

Happy Birthday Kate!!! What a special big day for you. Mommy did a fancy job on those cupcakes and I love the tower. The pictures of her at the table are precious.

IUgirl78 said...

Wow--one already?!? She is such a precious little girl--you are truly blessed! Great job on the party!

Tara said...

I second all those sentiments and will also add - Great job on that little girl!

cyancat-lei said...

I love how you look, baby. :) Belated happy birthday!!!


Grace Lynne Fleming said...

Happy Birthday!...what a precious baby girl and those cupcakes are ridiculously cute!


Erica G said...

You take such good pictures. What kind of camera do you use?

Michelle said...


thank you! I have a sony a350. I used to spend a lot of time reading photography blogs. unfortunately not so much time right now.

:) Michelle

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Wow, she's so photogenic! Your photography is also amazing; what camera are you using? I also love to take pictures, as you can see on my blog, but your composition is really well done.

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