She’s cute and sweet and so much fun, this little PRINCESS has turned ONE! That’s right, little Miss M turned one! (back in September that is) I love this family and this precious little girl. I am so glad that I was able to make it to town for her birthday, here are just a few pictures from Miss M’s special day!
My sister is a dancer….ballet to be exact, since becoming a mommy she has put her dancing shoes away. I thought it was “time to put her dancing shoes on” again, and that she did! Monkey was finally big enough to fit into her first pair of ballet shoes she has and I started clicking away. Monkey was in the best mood and showed us all of her many expressions! I’ve always loved ballet and I’ve always loved watching my sister dance so it was extra special to me to be able to capture some of the sweetest moments between my sister and my monkey. This may be my favorite session ever!
I’d like for you to meet Little Miss M; she and her mom are good family friends of ours; I was honored when her mom asked me to do a photoshoot with her. It took a little bit for Miss M to warm up to me, especially with the big camera and bright flash I kept putting in her face, but after reading some books and playing outside we were able to get some great pictures! Here are a few of my favorites!
During a visit back home one weekend KGR and I got to spend the entire day with chunky monkey! The day started early for us, especially on a Saturday, and to our surprise when we arrived to my sisters house our little monkey was still sleeping. She soon woke up, ate breakfast, and then off to Starbuck’s we went before my hair appointment. Uncle KGR got to spend some quality time with monkey while I got my hair done. After the salon we decided to take monkey to the park, this was her first time going to the park and the weather couldn’t have been more perfect. She absolutely loved the swings, we took a short walk and crawled around the playground, we tried to slide but it was already getting too hot, you gotta’ love Texas summers! It was getting close to monkey’s nap time so we decided to head back to my parents house and before we knew it monkey was fast asleep. This was such a perfect day with one of the most perfect little girls!
This was an impromptu photo shoot when I was visiting home one weekend. This happened on shuch a whim that these are all taken from my camera phone; a few pearl necklaces, a big bow, a soft blanket and a zebra background is all it took for these pictures! My chunky monkey was 6 months old at this shoot… Get ready to fall in love with this precious baby girl because she definitely has the hearts of everyone in our family!
Well, there you have it, some of my favorite pictures from the pearls photo shoot! Little did L.T. know this was going to be the first of many photo shoots with Aunt Nell!
As you know family is a huge part of my life. If I’m not with my family I’m usually on the phone with them. I am the oldest of 5 kids from a blended family, I have one “step”brother, one “half”brother, and 2 “half”sisters, I am so blessed to have all 4….yes 4 of the parents that I have. I have a big family and I love every crazy, loud second of it! One of my younger sisters had a baby girl, my chunky monkey, September 23, 2010. I can’t believe she’s already ONE! (I’ll post the birthday pictures later) She truly is one of the best babies ever, she always has a smile on her face and loves to show off her many facial expressions. My sister and brother-in-law are some of the best parents, they love their baby girl unconditionally and it is so sweet to see the love that they have for each other overflow for the love they have for precious L.T. I was looking through old pictures and came across these pictures of L.T. during her first few months in our crazy family.
Coming home from the hospital (sent to me by my sister….Kyle and I were traveling to see them, we couldn’t wait to get there!)
Uncle Kyle (my boyfriend) first time holding chunky monkey
Aunt Nell’s first time holding chunky monkey (I am such a proud aunt!)
Cooper (my dog) was always close to L.T. making sure that she was okay
Isn’t she doll-like?!
Sweet, sweet hands
This was during a visit at Aunt Nell’s, I let my sister and brother-in-law have a night off and I got up with L.T. during the night, those were some of the sweetest moments!
Well, that’s my chunky monkey, she’s the sweetest, cuddliest, most adorable baby girl….not to mentiont she’s the first grandaughter in the family but she’s not spoiled at all…promise! 😉 You’ll be seeing a lot more of this cutie, she’s so easy to photograph!