Project Alicia : WW: Birthday Extravaganza

Tuesday, August 23, 2011

WW: Birthday Extravaganza

Sorry if you're birthday'd out. It's like one long birthday extravaganza around here.
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My Pokey joined us 2 years and 1 day after Little Man which makes for a crazy first week of August every year.

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We try to space them out if possible to prevent me from losing my marbles, but it becomes one LONG party.

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I don't do photo shoots every year but since I did one at the request of Little Man I thought it only fair that I also did one for Pokey. Hubs brought home the balloons and Pokey picked out the dress. And miraculously enough, they worked. Too bad she wouldn't wear the cute boots. But some battles just aren't worth it. I still managed a few cute pics.

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This year also marks one whole decade that Pokey has been with us, so I thought it would be fun to share one Pokey-ism for every year of her life.
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And now I'm going to shift gears for a quick second. This message is to all you photogs out there: Make sure to stop by this Friday, August 26th, for a Crazy Days of Summer Finale you won't want to miss. We have an ah-maz-ing prize package giveaway full of photography and scrapbooking goodies galore. Just check out these sponsors.

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One photo enters you into the drawing. It doesn't matter if you haven't participated in previous challenges. All are welcome regardless of skill level. Just stop by Friday, Aug 26th with a fav summer photo and you could be the lucky winner! It's that easy!

Thanks so much for stopping by! Link your photo(s) below. And make sure to check out some of these other fab WWs!

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83 comments:

  1. Awww- A very Happy Birthday to her Alicia! We have a lot of August birthdays too- so I completely understand.

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  2. Balloon and Dress goes very well together and pics are lovely...linking in for WW.

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  3. Happy birthday to her!! Lovely pictures

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  4. Another lovely set of photos. just beautiful!!
    Happy 10th sweetie!!
    :)

    Tammi
    My Organized Chaos

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  5. How fun! Happy birthday to her :) So beautiful. Love her little -isms too.

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  6. Oh, how fun! Happy birthday to Pokey and little Man!!! I remember you told me that they were 2 years and 1 day appart. Do you remember my oldest and youngest are 8 years and 1 day apart. ;o) Don´t you just love this stressful time of the year...;D

    Have a great WW!
    Verena

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  7. Love, love, love the pictures! Happy birthday!

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  8. Wow...look at the colors! Absolutely lovely photos.

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  9. Gorgeous photos of a gorgeous girl, hope she had a great birthday!

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  10. SHE's gorgeous.
    YOUR'E clever.
    LOVE LOVE LOVE
    xx

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  11. Your daughter is adorable! We have an August Bday as well, she turns 5 on Thursday, where does the time go?!

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  12. I never tire of looking at your amazing photos. Each and every one of them is gorgeous.

    Best wishes,
    Natasha.

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  13. happy birthday to her!!we share the same birth month! now i really believe that there are really lots of beautiful people born on August lol!

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  14. Those are some amazing SHOTS! She is so cute and I love that you incorporated balloons to the shoot. What a special birthday she must have had!

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  15. Happy Birthday to your sweet girl! My oldest just turned 9, and we have a lot of August birthdays too :)

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  16. How very sweet. :) Happy birthday to her!

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  17. Happy birthday to P! These photos are gorgeous (but then I always say that of your photos). :)

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  18. August is a very popular month for birthdays in my family...definitely keeps you busy.

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  19. Awww. Happy birthday to her. I love these photos. Gorgeous.

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  20. The bright balloons enhance the pictures.

    Joyce
    http://joycelansky.blogspot.com/2011/08/wordless-wednesday-its-all-greek-to-me.html

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  21. I always love you photos...You'll like mine this week. I can't take the credit though

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  22. Again, another bunch of fabulous photos. The colourful balloons make this shoot a lot of fun!

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  23. oh I love all the balloons and I love the poses :)

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  24. Those are such happy shots - glad you shared them!

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  25. Lots of colorful balloons to match the colors in her dress.

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  26. Wow. She looks lovely! And please say my Happy Birthday to her. I love the photos that you took. It's so smooth and adorable. The balloons are fantastic. Cheers!

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  27. Such a lovely young lady! I love the way the balloons and dress compliment each other.

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  28. I am a new follower please follow me back thanks

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  29. These photos are so fun!! She is beautiful! Hope she had an amazing birthday!!

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  30. Happy birthday to Pokey! Neat photographs - especially where the trees show through the balloons.

    -:¦:- WW: Orange Daylily -:¦:-

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  31. We have a crazy week the first week of August too! My sister and my mom are on the second, I'm on the fourth and my brother is on the seventh. We also know people on the third and sixth too!

    Tayet

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  32. I love these pics of Pokey! Happy belated birthday to her! :)

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  33. I'm not birthdayed out! Keep 'em coming! (Have you read the Berenstein Bears book about Too Much Birthday?)

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  34. Happy Belated Birthday to Pokey! The pictures are beautiful, I love the colors.

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  35. she is so beautiful! the balloons "pop" that color around her like a rainbow! I think every family had a month or 2 that blend full of birthdays & anniversaries... summer just seems to be busy with all activity. hugs, ~Faythe

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  36. I would so lose it if I had 2 bdays that close! Happy Birthday to both of them! Love these pics as always!

    Tayarra - blogger hates me still

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  37. Happy birthday to her!! My kids are 3 years and 5 days apart so I know what you mean! They're past that organized party thing though and for all the stress it involved I kind of miss it!

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  38. I love her dress with the balloons - so sweet!

    And Friday sounds amazing. I have to come back and visit - so excited!! :D

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  39. Love these photos - and what a beautiful little girl!

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  40. what a darling birthday photo shoot. you got so many keepers. :)

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  41. Happy 10th birthday, Pokey! You've got yourself a young woman there now, mama! Gosh, they sure grow up fast, don't they>

    I love how you marked each Pokey year! My girl also went through several of those... and blings, all things glittery... definitely appealed to her.

    The kids must be having one heck of a blast with all the celebrations going on. The pictures are beautiful, as usual. Now you got me all sentimental about my daughter's hitting 7 this year! lol

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  42. Beautiful photographs....

    Alicia, every week I have issues with linking up and Linky Tools. Especially with your site. I'm not sure on what it is. I just wanted to let you know. I stopped using that service almost 2 months ago.

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  43. Such festive shots. Wishing her a happy birthday!!

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  44. Im posting a bday pic too! Both my girls share the same birthday..I know how you feel!

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  45. Happy Birthday! Your daughter is beautiful!

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  46. At least they're summer birthdays though - all 3 of ours are cold-weather ones. Didn't plan that very well- no outdoor parties or photo shoots here!

    She's gorgeous - happy birthday!

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  47. Happy happy birthday Pokey! She's so pretty!

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  48. Stunning as always. Love how much your kids participate! Happy birthday to your double digit girl!

    ~Mimi

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  49. OMG. What a beautiful girl. And what a talented artist you are!!!

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  50. Beautiful birthday pictures! The balloons and her dress match perfectly.

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  51. Beautiful and nice colorful portraits and joy.

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  52. Happy Birthday! Happy Wordless Wednesday! Thanks for linking up :)

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  53. Happy birthday to her. Both our kids have birthdays in May so I sympathize with the craziness. Beautiful photos.

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  54. What a beautiful girl!! Happy happy birthday!!

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  55. Your daughter is so beautiful and it's great you captured her first decade this way. Happy belated birthday to her!
    katie

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  56. I'm so jealous of her dress - it coordinates so well with the balloons!!! Happy birthday!

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  57. A very happy birthday to Pokey :) I have a similar issue with my girls. They are 2 years, 2 weeks so it feels like never ending parties with friends and family parties spread out over the beginning of July :)

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  58. A very, very Happy Birthday to her!! These pictures are gorgeous. Love the colors & how well they match her dress. Too cute!!

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  59. Happy birthday to her! I love the hand-on-hip, attitude pose!

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  60. Awesome photos and Happy Birthday ^_^
    Carol (A Creative Harbor) ~ visiting from aquariann's wordless weds)

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  61. Happy birthday Pokey! She is so pretty!

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  62. such a pretty girl. Happy Birthday!!

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  63. Gorgeous! I love those bright summery colors.

    -Kaili
    kaw-studios.blogspot.com

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  64. I saw these on my Reader earlier. LOVE the muted colors. Happy birthday little Lady!

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  65. I love her dress...it goes so well with the balloons =)

    Cool Bean Mommas

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  66. She did a great job choosing the dress, and happy birthday to them both!!

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  67. Psst...That is me (jamnstep)...The Drama Mama. I moved to wordpress. I still need to update stuff. LOL

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  68. aw she looks beautiful. Happy birthday to her x

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  69. Happy Birthday to your lovely daughter! She is so beautiful! I loved your photos. The balloons are great props, so colorful and cheery just like your daughter.

    My oldest daughter turns 10 in November. I can't believe it!

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  70. Beautiful pictures. As soon as my daughter is old enough to handle a bunch of balloons I am getting a shot like this.

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  71. Happy Birthday! Love all the balloons! So colorful!

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  72. YAY for August birthdays, mine's TODAY :D

    Gorgeous photos!

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  73. Wow, that's a lot of birthday celebrations! But wow, beautiful photos. What a nice thing for your kids to have.

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