August Milton’s First Birthday

Just a couple days before August’s 1st birthday monkey extravaganza party was his actual birthday.  Turning one is no small thing, so of course we needed to have cake.  As an added blessing my parents (Grandpa and Nana) were here with us on their annual trip, so they brought gifts and we made it a special little birthday party in Balboa Park.
 

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I don’t often have the time or capability to sneak my kids away for portrait sessions like I always thought I would be able to.  Have you heard the phrase, “The cobbler’s children have no shoes”?  Well it also turns out that the photographers’ children don’t have portraits too.  So when there was a respite at Balboa Park, Nana and Grandpa had taken the big kids and Daniel to some museums, I was beyond thrilled to have all the things I needed for an impromptu portrait session: my big fancy camera, a beautiful location, an adorable outfit change, and August, the willing model.  It all worked out so wonderfully! I was praising God the whole time!

 

Here is what I got:

 
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