"What lies behind us, and what lies before us are small matters
compared to what lies within us."
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Wednesday, August 10, 2011

The Birthday Girl

Today was Victoria's 2nd birthday!! I can't believe she is two! I am so happy she is here with us and she will never celebrate another birthday lying alone in her crib!

My dad came down from South Carolina to celebrate with us. He was amazed at how quickly Victoria could grab his pens from his pocket with her one little finger.

I really wanted to get Victoria a special present, but the thought of shopping with the kids just overwhelmed me, so Theresa came to my rescue again and brought memory books for both girls!

If Victoria could talk, I think she would be cursing at me for putting this bow in her hair! I can't believe how strawberry blond her hair is becoming!

Carol modeled the bow as well, pretending to be a bunny. We really know how to throw a party!

Time for cake!

"Oh, why must you torture me with this disgusting chocolate!"

Big surprise as to who liked the cake!

"Wait a minute, this stuff is pretty good!"

Happy Birthday sweet baby!


  1. Happy Birthday you sweet angel, I am so thrilled you get to spend it with the best present of all . . . your family!

  2. Happy Birthday, beautiful girl!

  3. oh my! she's so beautiful and yes that hair is looking soooo red! Happy Birthday!

  4. Happy Birthday Dumpling!!! hugs and smooches from all of us to you!!

  5. Happy birthday Victoria! We're so happy that you're home!

  6. What? No interesting ladybug cake? or cocker spaniel, or 4wheeler cake?

    Well, okay, chocolate is good too!

    Happy Birthday sweet Victoria! How wonderful it is to see you celebrate with your family!

  7. What a blessing to have you celebrating your birthday the way they are supposed to be done...with family. God bless you little love!!!!!

  8. Happy Birthday Victoria!

    We are so happy you are here too!!


  9. Happy Birthday Beautiful Princess.

    Carlene's soon to be momma :)

  10. Happy Birthday Victoria!!!! I love her Bday dress!!! She looks beautiful!!!!

  11. Precious gift from God! Happy Birthday!

  12. Oh I missed this! HAPPY BIRTHDAY!!!!!!!!


  13. Oh, my, chocolate ... they are SO MUCH your girls! I have thought before how cool it is that BOTH girls seem to have red hair. At least that's how the pictures have looked to me. And I never thought that they looked like redheads in their RR pictures.

  14. yes, the HAPPIEST BIRTHDAY to Victoria!!! Catherine, if you could... e-mail your address to me! ( kdaviscreates@yahoo.com )

  15. A late, but very happy birthday to Princess Victoria! You beautiful, sweet baby! I love and miss you and your mama!

  16. So glad Victoria got to celebrate her birthday with her own family. She is so precious and dear to my heart.


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