A 1st Birthday Brunch for Elsie

May 22, 2012

This past weekend our sweet-as-pie daughter, Elsie, turned ONE!  Can you believe it?!  It really does feel like just the other day we were announcing her birth to all of you.

Since becoming a mom nearly three years ago, I feel like I have a new-found understanding of Psalm 144:4 "Man is like a breath; his days are like a fleeting shadow."  The days/months/years really do fly by, just like the psalmist said.  And with the addition of children to our family it seems as if the truth of this verse is magnified 10x. 

Rather than see this verse as doom and gloom, I think it's reason to CELEBRATE! Celebrate all of the great things God has given us right at this moment.  

One of the big reasons to celebrate (for us) being the one year birthday of Elsie and God's faithfulness that has been shown evident to us through her life.

And celebrate is exactly what we did.  

Elsie's Birthday Brunch

:: the menu :: 

White Chocolate Raspberry Scones, Apple Turnovers, Mini Sugar Donut Cake, French Toast Kebabs, Mixed Fruit, Mini Lemon Bites, Chicken & Apple Sausage, Crustless Spinach Quiche, orange juice and iced coffee.

Happy Birthday Elsie!

For more info on Elsie's party decorations, read my post on Scottsdale Moms Blog, Top 5 Birthday Party Decoration Ideas.


Anonymous said...

Too cute! Looks like a great time :)

Katie and Bret said...

Elsie's face is so stinkin cute!!!!

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