Happy 1st Birthday, Annika!

Annika turned 1 on July 28th! How fast one year went by. Already she’s seemingly grown up. She’s walking a little, talking a little, getting her molars and has the cutest sense of humor. And yes, she knows when she’s doing something she’s not supposed to be b/c as soon as you say “Annika…” she shakes her head no. With a sheepish little grin, of course!

We had a small, quiet little birthday party for her. Balloons and streamers of course, but just our little family and my Mom. I made her a yellow cake, frosted with cream cheese frosting as a pink petaled flower with a green center. She had no problem digging right into the cupcake! Yum! She opened her presents: a piggy bank, a bunch of Annika-size books, two new toys and some clothes.

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The Birthday Girl!

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Trying to escape

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Unfortunately, this is the only pic I have of the cake. Dumb camera! One of these days I’ll stop  saying that, ’cause we’ll get a new one!

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The birthday baby and her Mom

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Mmmmmmm, good cake Mom!

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Our little family

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Present time!

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Poor Annika didn’t get much chance to play with her toys, since brother and sister wouldn’t leave them alone! Apparently baby toys are exciting!

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Checking out her new computer toy

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Grammy enjoying the festivities

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My piggy bank!

One Comment

  1. Kylene

    Fun updates! Thank you! Looks like you had a blast with your mom there (she looks great, BTW!). And that carnival looks like fun…esp. the udder bubbles!

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