Wednesday, November 24, 2010

Black and White Wednesday

Milana's B-day - Santa Parade 008-3

So, Sweet Thing is officially three years old and we did not have a big shin-dig (for a change).
We'll be doing the princess/fairy thing a bit later.

We kept it simple.
And honestly?

I loved it!

I actually got to watch and take some pics and just chill and I could definately get used to that. (Feel free to remind me that I said that. A-hem.)

Milana's B-day - Santa Parade 004

We had a tiny chocolate cake, so Sissy got to carry it in by herself. I love the concentration on her face.

Milana's B-day - Santa Parade 005

Milana's B-day - Santa Parade 007

the long road

Joining Lisa today for this photo challenge.

Milana's B-day - Santa Parade 008

Making a wish!

Milana's B-day - Santa Parade 011

Dig in kid!

Milana's B-day - Santa Parade 012

And enjoy being 3



Hannah said...

What a wonderful day for you all! The pictures are too cute!

DawnS said...

Yum!! That last picture says it all :)

M3 said...

Oh that last picture is awesome!!!

Happy birthday sweetie.

Kayce said...

That last picture is so amazing!!!! As is your black and white! Looks like the perfect birthday was had!

Barbara said...

Great shots - I just love the one with the cake - such a wonderful capture!

Buckeroomama said...

What a cool capture that last shot is! You could tell how much she's enjoying her chocolate cake! I love it. :)

Love Letters To China said...

I think simple celebrations are just the perfect kind. I haven't had any big extravaganza type parties for Liam as of yet. I say yet because I believe this next birthday is going to be somewhat big... it's going to take place at a local firehouse. :-)

Your little princess is so adorable. That last photo is priceless. Such joy you captured!

Hope you're having a great week. I'm getting ready for the long day of preparing for Thanksgiving dinner tomorrow. I'm's only 8 am and I'm already tired. ;-)


Life with Kaishon said...

She is so beautiful Wanda! I love your simple celebration. Sometimes we need simple. Life gets so crazy and overwhelming that we just need a place of calm!

Will tomorrow be a special day for you in Canada? I think you already celebrated Thanksgiving? Well, even if it is a regular Thursday, I hope your day is special and wonderful.

Like you : )

Terri said...

Happy Birthday Milana!!!! What a sweet baby girl who is absolutely gorgeous!

(That cake looked super yummy!!!!)

Rebel said...

Pure Joy... that is what I get from the last picture!

Gail said...

Happy Birthday to your beautiful girl! Love them all, but especially the first one and last!!!

Simple is good. Will's birthday is Christmas day and we're celebrating it tomorrow on Thanksgiving when we'll be at my mother's home for the day. My entire family will be there. Which reminds me, I need to go pick up his cake in a little while.

Enjoy your week my friend!


Lisa said...

Ya know, sometimes simple and sweet really IS best!

And the look of pure joy on her darling (darling!!!!) face captures all that is blessed and right about keeping it that way!

Thank you for letting peek into your special Milana day and moments ~ and that teeny cake? Yum Yum Yum!!!!

Hugs and hope all is well!!!

justine said...

too cute!

JinXiu said...

Happy Birthday

what sweet and memorable pictures. She is so precious

Paige said...

Happy Birthday to a sweet girl.

Mom to 9 Blessings! said...

Wanda - BEAUTIFUL! Happy Birthday to your precious girl!

Happy Thanksgiving to you and your family!


Faith Hope Love Photography said...

For fun...just the way I like it too...quite!! Love the catchlights in the black and white...and the look on her face eating it...YUMMM!!!!

Colin and Jill Canada said...

I am absolutely dying about that last photo. It is incredible!!


Erika B said...

Such a beautiful little 3-year-old. Looks like she had a great day. I just love that last shot. Priceless!

Erika B

Mackenzie said...

Yum & Happy Birthday!

Mama Hen said...

That last picture is adorable Wanda! A big happy birthday to your beautiful daughter! It looks like it was a great celebration! I hope you are doing well my friend. Have a great night!

Mama Hen

Briana's Mom said...

Happy Belated third birthday to your sweet beautiful girl! Love the digging in photo - completely priceless!!!

She Writes said...

Happy Birthday to your sweet girl! Simple is always beautiful.

Colleen said...

Your daughters are simply beautiful! I am so glad that I found your blog, it looks fascinating and I really look forward to taking some time to enjoy it and learn a bit more about your adoption journey. I can't get enough of that! My husband and I have adopted one little boy and are starting a new process now, so I love reading other people's experiences!:)
Have a great day!

Our family said...

Happy Belated Birthday sweet cutie pie!!!!!


Dita said...

Sheer perfection! I think Milana has grown since I saw her last month....(not to mention Dahlia in that photo with Santa looks like her legs go on for miles!)

We do SMALL, very small shindigs for Birthdays and I just love it that way...we really get to celebrate THEM and not stress over the guests and the parties...good old coffee and cake...what's better than that!?

OK, now, I have one small problem....Mama....YOU BROKE RANKS....What have you DONE? That shirt Milana is wearing has (1) no black in it, (2) no GREY in it and (3) no pink in it.

Who are you and what have you done with Wanda?