Wednesday, June 17, 2015

Happy 7th Birthday Marissa!

Today, today is a very special day.
Today my baby turns 7.

It feels completely insane to think that this sweet girl is now 7.
 I remember the day she was born and cradling her in my arms. It feels like it was just yesterday.

I barely blinked and that tiny baby turned into a beautiful young lady.

Marissa Renea

You are stubborn, strong willed, dramatic, determined, serious, compassionate, devoted, persistent and faithful. I love each and everyone of those things about you. Even the ones that challenge and remind me you really are my child even though you look more like your daddy. 

You have the prettiest, largest, best dimples I have ever seen. 
It was the first thing I noticed the very first moment I saw you. 

You are so smart and capable. I see it every day. You have a drive that could be unstoppable baby girl. 
Don't you ever, ever give up on your dreams.

You are beautiful. 
Just the way you are.

You are everything we ever wanted and more.

What a blessing that God chose us to be your parents.
Calling you ours is such a blessing and a precious gift that I so often take for granted. 

The past 7 years have been amazing and I have no doubts that the next 7 will be just as full of adventure.

Happy Birthday Marissa. 

We love you to the moon and back.

Leave the birthday girl a wish if you'd like! 
She can read very well now and I often find her reading my blog posts if I leave them on screen ;). 

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  1. So sweet! What an adorable little lady! Happy Birthday!!

  2. Happy happy birthday Marissa! I hope you have an amazing birthday and that your mom and dad spoil you rotten! :)

  3. I love your little photo shoot! What a beautiful little girl she is! Happy, happy birthday Marissa!

  4. Desiree @ Macke MonologuesJune 17, 2015 at 8:51 AM

    Such a sweet post.
    Gorgeous little lady you have there!
    Happy 7th Birthday, Marissa!!

  5. Beth you looked ah-mazing after giving birth! Happy 7th Birthday Marissa! Enjoy your very special day!

  6. Her & Lily seem to have such similR personalities! Happy birthday gorgeous girl!!!

  7. Happy Birthday sweet girl!!

  8. Happy Birthday sweet girl!! I wish you nothing but joy, love, happiness and laughter from now until forever!

  9. Such a beautiful smile! She is precious! Hope she had a wonderful birthday!

  10. Happy birthday! She's such a cutie!!

  11. She is beautiful!! Happy Birthday to your sweetie pie :) Seven is a big deal, she is on her way towards the double digits!

  12. Thank you so much Jen! I don't even want to think about double digits... it makes my heart (and stomach) hurt.

  13. Don't they?! Sometimes reading your posts gives me little flashbacks :). Thank you!

  14. You are to sweet. That was probably the next day, but I'll take it. Thank you so much!

  15. It was so much fun to do a little photo shoot with her. I love this fun older age where she is easy to take pictures of :). Thank you so much!

  16. Thank you! And don't worry, we did!