Thursday, August 28, 2008

First Birthday Party

We had the babies' birthday party this past weekend and it was so much fun! We were overwhelmed with the number of family members and friends who came to celebrate with us, and even more overwhelmed by their generosity in the gift-giving department! More on that later, pictures first . . .
Happy Birthday Emily!

Happy Birthday Brenna! Happy Birthday Carter!
We sang the song to each baby individually, and Carter had his own cake too (not pictured), made with love by Daddy.
Getting their first tastes . . .
Don't tell Emily's doctors . . .but she liked it. She started licking her lips and then her hands too. After that, she was awake!Carter really got into his cake, and unfortunately he still had a reaction to eggs baked into it. So, now definitely no more eggs for Mr. Carter!!
Brenna ate about HALF of her cake. Well, a little was on the ground!
Carter tried to give Emily some of his cake!Morgan and Drew
The cake for the rest of us
Party guests (Erin and Michelle in the "matching" pink shirts, Cindy, Nicole, Sierra, Sara, and Brody in the background)
Pepe, Aunt Nancy, and MemeLydia, Jen, and me

Joe and SierraKim and Brenna

Mama, Papa, and the Three Little Bears (I couldn't pass up these adorable shirts I found on clearance at Gymboree!!!) I love how they are touching each other; Carter's hand on Brenna's leg, and Brenna's hand on Emily's shoulder.

Drew's favorite activity of the day, the double lane slip and slide!

We'd like to thank everyone who came to the party. It was a great day, and I hope everyone had a fun time. I know we did.
The babies got lots of adorable outfits, pajamas, puzzles, books, and a few (thank you!) toys. It only took us about 2 hours to open all of them!!!!! Aren't you glad we waited until after the party to open them?


the schirano triplets said...

oh my gosh, what a wonderful party, it looks like you all had a fabulous time! and the cakes look delicious! we sang to the babies individually as well...made for a lot of songs, but i really liked it that way!

happy birthday brenna, emily & carter!

Heather said...

That looks like so much fun! And where on earth did you get a double-lane slip and slide??? My kids would love that!

Happy Birthday Emily, Brenna, Carter!

Aimee said...

Heather, we got it for 12.99 on Amazon!!!! It was a great deal! I'll bet you could find one on clearance somewhere now since summer's almost over.

justineh said...

Happy birthday Emily, Brenna and Carter. Looks like it was a great day. Im so jealous you got to meet Jen, Lydia and her little belly bump and she got to meet all you guys!
Justine & Lola

Amy said...

Beautiful family! And what a great 1st B-day! The first cake feast is the best!

Tina said...

Happy 1rst Birthday Emily, Carter & Brenna. I have just spent 2 hours sitting reading your entire blog. It touched my heart so deeply. You and your family are such an insipration. Thank you for sharing your life with us.
Your children, all 4 of them are so adorable.

Kim said...

We had such a great time! OMG - two hours for gifts! We would have not made it home until midnight! lol