Last Saturday we celebrated Lottie's first birthday.
It really is a shame that she won't carry with her a memory of the fun we had in her honor. Lucky for her, she has a Mother who is a compulsive photo opportunist.
Dinner was first. In addition to a fine selection of soup, the menu offered a few spooky eats too (thanks to MKC, of course)!
Before the bolt implantation:
And when the children cried to their "mummy's" that they didn't want to eat soup, we introduced them to our friends:
We sang to the birthday girls next! Lottie is lucky to share a birthday with her Nanna Teresa!
I hate to say it, but I can't escape the frosting's resemblance to newborn baby .... oh, don't make me type it. The malignant comparison makes it difficult to focus on how cute that messy baby is.
Lottie's mood proved mellow as she took in all that was going on. Sharing the spotlight with Aunt Jen's new puppy, Elwood, was fine by her. She welcomed his kisses.