clara ruth turns one

Oh, sweet Clara. She is the daughter of my good friend, Mandy, and she turned one year old a few weeks ago. We had a great time celebrating her birthday with her friends and family, and I loved having the opportunity to photograph it all! I am so thankful to call these people my friends...my boys will get to grow up with Clara as their friend and with "Mrs. Mandy" around to treat them like her own (and "Aunt Cole" and "Mrs. Annie" of course). To celebrate with them, cry with them, learn with them, laugh with them and share such a big part of our lives is an incredible blessing. 

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Happy Birthday, pretty girl.

You are a joy to everyone you meet. I can't wait to see what sort of big things you do in your life, and I am so glad I get to be in a little part of your adventure!