Wednesday, September 8, 2010

My heart turned 12 today!

Today my baby girl, my heart, turned 12 years old.  How can that be?  11 years and 3 months ago; in a little room in an orphanage in Izhevsk, Russia; a chubby little baby was placed in our arms.  It was a day I thought would never happen. 

001She stole our hearts from the first moment… and has never given them back.

Today again is a day I never imagined.  I have a 12 yo!  Samantha, Samie, Sam, our baby girl…. our heart!


We had our family celebration this past Mon.  With school today and cheerleading practice and soccer practice…. well that leaves little time for celebrating.  But know baby girl that we are celebrating everyday that you were placed in our arms!

We made her frost her own birthday cupcakes!  Of course she didn’t mind this at all.  I think an awful lot of that frosting got on her fingers!005 The prospect of contact lenses made her smile!018039 045

Happy Birthday to My Heart!



groovy mama said...

Happy birthday Samie.....

groovy mama said...

Happy birthday Samie.....

Jolene and Dan Powell said...

Thank you for sharing the baby made me cry! I hope you've enjoyed the day.

Faith, Hope, and Love said...

Happy Birthday Samantha! She is gorgeous!!!

Where did you find those adorable plates?

Love and blessings,

BrOwN CiRcUs said...

Happy Birthday Sam :) She is looking so old in the soccer pic...definately grown since January...beautiful girl!

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