Thursday, May 27, 2010

Happy Birthday Tessa!!!

It is so crazy that our little Tessa is already one! She had her first birthday on September 7th 2009. This first year of her life has been so amazing and made our lives so much better too. She is so full of personality and so much fun to be around. She has taken a few steps on her own but not walking yet. She loves to stand up on her own, gibber-gabber, and play peek a boo. She loves to watch Signing Time and is so good at signing everything! Her favorite book is Pat the Bunny and favorite food is Pizza. Here is her height and weight at one year: Height 27.5 inches making her in the 10th percentile, Weight 15 lbs 7 oz still not on the charts!
Tessa had a fabulous birthday party! A big thank you to my mom and Bobbie for all your help! The day was extra special for Tessa, and for me. It was so much fun to have all our friends and family together to celebrate. Here are a bunch of pictures from the big day!


The decorations...


Her special little cupcake



I printed a bunch of pictures from her first year and stuck them in jars of candy all over the place. It turned out really cute. It was fun to see how she's grown over the year!


I made these cute mini tissue balls and hung them all around the patio




This big bunch of balloons was Tessa's favorite thing!
I thought they might take her up up in the air!




Cute little Addison at the party

Present time!




She seriously loved this little singing microphone!
She actually picked it out at Walmart from the cart



She was so entertained with this bucket of ice with the drinks!



Trying to walk


Tessa and GG

Cake time...


I blew out the candle just in time before she grabbed the flame...
It was a close one!


She was very dainty eating her cake



Family photo

After the big party on her actual birthday we had another small celebration with her cousins Ella and Sophia who couldn't be there. Her aunt Teri gave her this unbelievably beautiful knife when she was born with her birth date engraved to cut her first birthday cake with. Then she will use this same knife as her wedding cake knife when she gets married and can engrave her wedding date on the other side. It's so special and thoughtful! Thanks Teri!

Daddy and Tessa getting ready to make the cut


All the cousins watching in anticipation



Cleaning up with a bath in the sink after all the fun





5 comments:

keri and taylor said...

Meg, that is the cutest birthday party ever!! You are one crafty little girl! And Tessa couldn't be any cuter!!!

Shana Smith said...

I am so excited you up-dated your blog. I was feeling that we were losing touch with each others lives! Its crazy being preggers again and not having you to talk to about everything as we went through it! Tessa is DARLING, truly she is beautiful! Keep us posted on your cute little family!..

Jeff and Linz said...

Yay! You made it back to the blogging world! Fun post! I love that little girl! Now please proceed with the rest of the year!! I need some fun pictures to look at!

Emily and Jake Shoff said...

Hey Megs! I can't believe I have not seen your blog until today! SO cute! Hope Tessa had a fun bday! It looked like a BLAST! Hope your having fun in Florida~

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