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Saturday, July 21, 2012

VERY Special Celebration

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A very special young lady in our lives, granddaughter Elizabeth ("Ellie") celebrated a BIG milestone this weekend — her 1st birthday.

Ellie was surrounded by family and friends to help her celebrate this event, the first of many more to follow.

Ellie's disposition is as bright and cheerful as her colorful birthday dress. She's a happy child, who's always laughing and chattering, unless tired or hungry (much like many of us).

The party had everything expected at such events from good food to presents, cake, and many good wishes. The special birthday cake was decorated by Ellie's mom, Shannon. There was also a crown for the birthday princess.

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Wondering IF the birthday cake was good — just ask Ellie who found the best way to eat it is with two hands.

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What's a party without presents? Mom and big brother Bobby, also known as grandson #1, were there to help out.

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Ellie modeled special and lovely birthday gifts from blogger friend Tammy (Simple Southern Happiness). Thanks !

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13 comments:

thecottagebythecranelakeolof1 said...

That's the way to eat a birthday cake :-)

Have a great day!
Christer.

Elaine said...

Precious set of photos! Love the cake-eating collage, and the very last photo of the very tired birthday girl.

Lois Evensen said...

How very precious!!! Happy Birthday once again!

Doris said...

What an adorable little girl!! Looks like she enjoyed her cake and gifts.

Enjoy your time with her....I know I don't need to tell you that =)

Daisy said...

Very sweet photos! That was a day to remember.

Sandra said...

she is so beautiful

Montanagirl said...

Love these! Especially the "Asleep in the Chair" shot.

HermitJim said...

What a beautiful child! Glad she had a good 1ST birthday!

Anvilcloud said...

Congratulations to a cute little girl and her cute, old grandparents.

pembrokeshire lass said...

What a darling little one! I love her little bunches on the top of her head. Of course, Grandma, the best way to eat cake is with both hands at the same time......don't you remember?
Have a wonderful trip
Joan

Tammy@Simple Southern Happiness said...

She is precious and looks like she had a wonderful day with family and cake.

Eggs In My Pocket said...

Such a precious baby! Happy 1st birthday!

Pat transplanted to MN said...

how sweet, beyond precious and certainly the Party girl....grand you were there to celebrate.

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