today we had her second birthday party. she doesn't officially turn 2 until wednesday, but today seemed like a good day for a par-tay. we had lots of good friends and family there. stella LOVED being the center of attention and played her part well :) i made these funny hats for everyone to wear and we had lots of food - and cupcakes of course!
opening a present from Aunt Cathy before the party.
playing with my new bowling set from nonna and poppa d.
daddy and his girl.
dancing with marti.
i LOVE the way she is looking at marti!
happy happy girl!
my favorite manly shot of the evening.
quite possibly my new favorite picture :)
dancing with marti again.
bowing with marti. she had a whole choreographed dance she was doing with stella all night!
blowing out my TWO candles.
eating my YUMMY YUMMY cupcake from little bird bake shop. aunt meagan owns it and make the BEST. CUPCAKES. EVER.
giving reese kisses night night.
playing ball at the end of the night.
uncle jason teaching stella to use her finger puppets he and aunt meagan got her.
she loves them :)
we love all of you for coming to the party! stella had SO much fun!