Birthday and baptism

I started my weekend with an early morning flight to Dallas, where I was meeting my brother after some meetings to head to his house and celebrate a very adorable one year old’s birthday and baptism. Get ready for come cuteness overload in this post. While in Dallas I had a few hours to kill.

My first stop was The Sixth Floor Museum about JFK and his assassination. I toured the 6th floor of the old Texas School Book Depository where the shots were supposedly fired from. A very interesting and worthwhile tour. After that, I walked around Dealey Plaza and the West End district of Dallas that has JFK’s cenotaph.

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After taking in so much history, I was hungry for some good southern bbq!

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After arriving to my brother’s house, there was a meeting of the minds in the kitchen about how to best bake Hannah’s 1 year birthday cake. She is obviously in the middle telling her grandma’s what she wants and how to get it done.

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While the ladies were busy in the kitchen, the men talked sports.

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Saturday was a big day! Hannah turned one year old and got baptized. Here she is in her pretty baptism outfit.

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After the serious business, it was play and party time. Most of the afternoon was spent outside playing on her swing and at her water table.

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Then of course, birthday cake and presents!

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After all that excitement, the adults had to relax with some watermelon mojitos.

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Hannah napped after unloading the dishwasher. Such a hard worker.

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While Hannah napped, the adults did some work in the garden and observed a little nature happening.

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Then it was play time again! Lots of new toys to explore. We finished off the afternoon with some time at the pool.

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