Alex has sure had a busy week. First on Friday the 20th, she had her 1 year old photo shoot with the amazing Hannah Galli. Then on Saturday July 21st, my little baby turned 1!!! We had a pancake breakfast with Grandpa Prusso and Grandma Miller and then the birthday girl opened some presents (aided by her Mother). Once they were all opened, Alex got dressed in one of her new outfits and we had a relaxing morning while she had fun playing with her new toys. It was nice to be able to catch up with Grandma Miller who happened to be in town! After Alex's nap, we headed off to the Hogle Zoo in Salt Lake City. We hadn't taken Alex there before so, we thought that it would be a nice birthday activity. It was pretty hot, and Alex wasn't quite sure what to make of everything at first but, towards the end of the trip, she seemed to understand that we were here to see the animals and she started looking at them. When we got back home, we had dinner and cupcakes. Alex wasn't too sure about her cupcake until she tasted the frosting and then she dug right in. After she got all cleaned up, we opened presents from Grandma Prusso and we just talked and played with Alex for the rest of the evening. I think that it was a fun day and hopefully the birthday girl agreed.
|Grandpa Prusso and the Birthday Girl|
|Daddy and Alex at the Zoo|
|Her hand is a little bit smaller than a Rhino's hand :)|
|Alex and Grandma Miller looking for the Polar Bear|
|Playing in the misters with Daddy|
|Alex is trying to figure out what we're doing here|
Alex's Birthday Party:
I wanted to do a pretty low-key birthday party for Alex so, Brittnee, Chris's cousin, made a beautiful cake for the birthday girl and we had more family over to celebrate. We opened more presents (what a lucky girl), ate cupcakes, talked, and watched all of the cute kids play. Alex really liked playing with the big girls Gracie and Chloe. I was really impressed that she stayed entertained and happy for the whole evening. Thank you everyone that was able to come and make this night so special for little Alex.
|Mmmm...cakes and cheese puffs|
|Having fun with the big girls|