Monday, May 3, 2010

Early Birthday Present

Since her actual birthday will be a jet-lagged blur, I think it makes sense to celebrate early, don't you?

What the pictures don't show, because I am the lamest photographer ever, is that a few hours later, she went out to try again - but the second time, she was wearing a full-length, shiny-gold, Belle-style princess dress.

I love that kid.


Shannon said... [Reply]

I hear you about the early thing. We are having one of our kids birthday party early just so that the presents can make it into the HHE shipment.

She is too cute skating, I can only imagine how cute she must have been in the Belle outfit. My 9 year old wants roller blades for his birthday, already checked and there is a huge driveway at our next house just perfect for skating so he will probably get his wish.

Jill said... [Reply]

Awe... happy early b-day!! Love the skating - my girls are dying to try it. :)

Sara said... [Reply]

Aww...yay for birthdays! Good thinking mom to do it early! She looks really happy.

Donna said... [Reply]

@Sara - you give me too much credit for planning ahead. Actually, Monday was a holiday, so we went to a sporting goods store to stock up. While husband was waiting for a dressing room, behind approximately 450,000 Chinese people, she tried on these skates and fell in love. Somehow I couldn't say no, but it seemed wrong to buy her a big gift when I was only getting the other kids shorts and t-shirts. So: instant birthday present. (Of course, Aidan wants some now, too, and his birthday is months away. What to do?)

Connie said... [Reply]

What a cutie! Honor had that same little gown and wore it until it fell apart. :) Happy Birthday to your skating princess! And you are not a lame photographer! Those are adorable photos! (of course, it helps to have an adorable subject, but you still get credit.)

A Daring Adventure said... [Reply]

She is absolutely DARLING! What a beautiful little girl!

And she looks Just. Like. You!

And see, I second the sentiment that you take great photos AND that you have adorable subjects!

Please. Write your own stuff.