I will post pictures of Melody's Brave-themed party from last night as soon as I can. But, more importantly, a reminder of how precious she grew since birth and a whole lot of pictures of her from this past year....
|Melody with her sister (Ariel) and cousin before their first Little Flowers gathering of the new school-year|
|Melody, her cousin, and sister (Ariel) ready to ride the Dragon at the Fall Festival|
|Melody and Ariel proud of their medals they won at the John Deere race|
|Melody, a sweet friend, and sister (Ariel) and their dandelion crowns|
|Melody, her sister, and cousins at the Apple Orchard|
|Enjoying fall and the LEAVES!!|
|our sweet, smiley Melody|
|St Lucia day|
|the Fab Four on our trip to the Dells|
|First Holy Communion|
|our busy little weaver|
|one of our many trips to play BINGO at the nursing home|
|Daddy Daughter Dance|
|stomping in the creek at Swiss Valley Park|
|bit by a hippo at the Lego Museum for her FHC trip|
|Melody and a GIANT butterfly at Brookfield Zoo for her FHC trip|
We love you so much, Melody!!!!!!!!
Loving God, you created all the people of the world and you know each of us by name. We thank you for Melody, who today celebrates her birthday. Bless her with your love and friendship that she may grow in wisdom, knowledge, and grace. May she love her family always and be faithful to her friends.
(taken from birthday blessings)