To my sweet baby T, on the day after your first birthday

We spent yesterday celebrating you. One year and two days ago I wrote you a letter, full of all my questions and dreams and emotions the night before I met you. Then you were here. You arrived with little fuss, and snuggled right into the hollow of my neck. I held you there for hours, … More To my sweet baby T, on the day after your first birthday

Look Whoo’s ONE: Charlotte’s owlish first birthday party – part 2

So what’s a party without food? I really tried to keep the menu pretty simple, since the party took place right after lunch and I figured people wouldn’t be super hungry. Still, yummy finger foods are pretty essential to throwing the perfect birthday party, and of course there must be cake! 🙂 I’d seen some … More Look Whoo’s ONE: Charlotte’s owlish first birthday party – part 2

Look Whoo’s ONE: Charlotte’s Owlish first birthday party – Part 1

Well it’s done. Months of pinning, sewing, folding, taping, cutting, hole-punching, tying, gluing…all for an event that was over in an afternoon. Do I regret that all my hard work and fabulous creations were put up and taken down within 48 hours? Not a bit. Do I feel like all those naptimes I spent on … More Look Whoo’s ONE: Charlotte’s Owlish first birthday party – Part 1

Twelve months of memories (Happy Birthday Baby Girl!)

 Charlotte is one year old today! I decided to commemorate this red letter day with a list of pictures and memories, one for each of the past twelve months. I know this post is just dripping with sentimentality, but I hope you will indulge me as I journey back through the hardest, most wonderful, transformative … More Twelve months of memories (Happy Birthday Baby Girl!)