Wednesday, August 10, 2011

Sweet Sixteen. Celebrated A Bit Early.

Sarah’s 16th birthday is not till August 23 but this week was the best time to get her friends together.

I’m about to leave for a road trip in order to get one of Sarah’s birthday guests home but I’ll post a few pictures before I leave. There will be many stories and pictures to follow.

Here are the girls in their Before Permutation.

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And after.

Are they lovely, or what? (Sarah was happy to have found her dress at a thrift store for $6.99. Hooray!)

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The Women of Wisdom. . .

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And silliness. . .

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And beauty. . .

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So so blessed to have this precious gal in my life.

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Happy 16th!

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More to come . . .

16 Had Something To Say (Just click here!):

Anonymous said...

The Birthday Hat????
They all look so pretty and grown! I can't believe 16 already. When I read the earlier post and realized Sarah was about to be 16 I really think I got 4 more gray hairs right then. Time is flying! I mean really, I was floored when Nathan graduated college! I really do believe he must have done an accelerated College Study because it didn't seem as he had been gone that long. I'm trying to wrap my mind around next Wednesday my baby boys will be turning 18yrs. is there a way to slow any of this down?

Dana Hart Greenville SC

Random said...

Oh, my goodness, the girls look absolutely stunning! I cannot believe Sarah has grown up so much since I started following your family's adventures. I must be positively withered by now! Congratulations to Sarah, and I hope the rest of the celebrations is as lovely as this looks to have been!

Also, that last picture of all of you lit by Sarah's cake candles is really gorgeous. Perfectly metered and beautiful.

krueth said...

What a beautiful group of young ladies! You can sure be proud of Sarah and her friends as well from the looks of it. Love the photo of you and Sarah together! Its fabulous too! Wendy

Michelle said...

Happy Sweet 16th Birthday Sarah!! I absolutely love the pictures. You ladies look fabulous. It is so unreal that you are turning 16. Hope you have a great one :)

Love,
Michelle-

Anonymous said...

Looks like a great time was had! What pretty girls. Can't wait to hear the stories. My daughter is 16 too, hard to believe it! Happy early birthday Sarah! Jill-FL

Anonymous said...

Where's the traditional birthday hat?

MaryH said...

Ummm....16, NO WAY! Can't be....how did that happen? Driving?.....Dating?.....looking gorgeous and so grown up, I must say......and, I agree with Dana Hart - where is the BIRTHDAY HAT???? or is that saved for the actual, real day? What a lovely group of stunning young ladies - but one stands out from the crowd - Miss Sarah.

Lesley said...

Yes, so very blessed. And can I just say, I love Sarah's hair up off her forehead, she has such a lovely shaped face.

Margie said...

They look so adorable. Was one of them Victoria? Can't wait for the details.

Anonymous said...

Happy Birthday to Sarah. She and her friends look just beautiful. Her dress was such a steal and looks great on her. Enjoy your 16th year Sarah!!! Anna

Rachel said...

Love this!

If anyone deserves to have a most amazing Sweet 16 it's Sarah :O) You must be immensely proud!!

Marysienka said...

Happy 16 Sarah!! Looks like you had lots of fun with your friends, I loved the pictures of you girls :)

Wow I can't believe you're 16 already, how time flies! Here's hoping to many more years of fun & happiness!

Anonymous said...

I'm sure the Birthday Hat is waiting officially for the 23rd!

Four beautiful girls!

has Sarah ever considered being a model?
she's so gorgeous and photogenic.

mrs pam

Frapper said...

Sarah's certainly grown into a lovely young woman. Time goes by so fast--I know you're enjoying all the time you have with her before she, too, flies the nest, as they say. Best Wishes, Sarah, and may I say you and your friends are just lovely, inside & out!

Anonymous said...

I will have to agree with Lesley about Sarah's hair. She looks so much more mature without the bangs! Happy Birthday Beautiful Sarah!!

Caroline said...

Looks like it was a lot of fun, happy early birthday Sarah! Is she going to start learning to drive?