-Taming of the Shrew Act II, Scene I
So Kate turns 1 on Thursday. Seriously?? Our little baby is 1??!! Sometimes I have a hard time believing I'm a mom (shouldn't I still be in high school?).
Anywho, yesterday we celebrated Kate's birthday with Dustin's family over at Grandma and Grandpa Muranaka. We did it a little early because Grandpa Muranaka is going to Germany on Friday and we wanted him to be there. We love seeing him with Kate!
At the party, Kate took a few steps for everyone to see. She took her first step this past Friday and has been getting better and better everyday at walking. I'm confused as to how I should be feeling. Happy, Sad, Excited, Scared? Oh well. What can I do. It has arrived. The Total Kate Takeover.
But I digress. Back to the birthday party. Kate had a good time opening her presents. And yes, that is a Victoria's Secret bag. Good times, Grandma. Good times :)Along with these presents she also got some books. One book had a side panel where you push buttons and can listen to different sounds. Yeah, she ripped it off within two minutes and then we had to glue it back on. Good thing Grandma had a hot glue gun.Kate and Grandma. Two beauties.
Here's the birthday cake Dustin's mom made for everyone. Carrot Cake. Yum!
And here is Kate her cake to destroy. I decided to make an appesauce cake since she loves applesauce. The cake actually stayed intact for awhile. She wasn't that interested in making a mess. She just wanted to eat the frosting and little bits of cake. This is after Dustin helped her smash the cake a little. The she started to dig in.She had been putting her face in the cake, and soon was rubbing her nose to get the cake out!
No cake in the hair (surprisingly), but we still gave her a little bath in the kitchen sink because the rest of her body was covered! I wish I had a sink like this. Perfect size!
We love Kate so much and can't believe how lucky we are to have her as our daughter. We never thought we could laugh so hard and often as we do now that she's in our family. Every day is a new experience and we look forward to the many more years we have with our angel. Happy Birthday Kate! Mommy and Daddy love you more than you know!