It was a chilly December morning, we had coffee and hot coco ready for those who would crawl out of bed early to help us celebrate. We had a cereal bar composed of colorful cereals of the sugary variety. Bacon, eggs, and potatoes were being cooked all morning long and were scooped up and eaten instantly. The best part of all was that guests could stuff their faces with fresh pancakes. They had three batters to choose from: red velvet, whole wheat, and buttermilk. There were toppings and syrups galore to add in or on their pancakes, which were made by the pancake making experts, my sisters (they actually had on the spot training). Everyone was cold at first, but all the yummy food and good company instantly warmed everyone up and it was the perfect way to celebrate our little Soul!
And who needs a cake, when you can enjoy your own little stack of pancakes as everyone around you sings you your birthday song?!! I will gladly take a stack of pancakes over cake, anyday!
Soulie was a happy little girl that morning. She had on her mama-made dress (yes, I did end up sewing one) and she ate loads of pancakes. That little cakies kept stuffing and stuffing her face, along with her other baby friend who was there stuffing her belly with potatoes! Most of all, she was doted, hugged, and kissed all morning long. She is blessed with so many people who love and adore her! All blessings from God!!!
To online friends (and online friend's mom) who sent vintage syrup jars my way... it added the sprinkles on the top for the party, thank you!!!
To BFF... haha, you said it! Love you!
To my mom who woke up at 4am with me to prepare and who slaved away in the kitchen all morning long... mom, you the best!!!
To my sisters who cooked... I got your back when you have kids (as long as you aren't late next time)!!!
To our friends and family who came... we were so blessed by your big hearts and love for our daughter!!!
To our sweet Soulie... we will love you forever!!!
All photos were taken by Christian Cruz. check him out... he does cool things with a camera!