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Anahi's First Birthday

We just got back from Asuncion where we had a birthday party/farewell/thank you party for Anahi's foster family and all the friends and neighbors that poured out love on our little girl during her first year.  They have been so gracious and loving to us.  They hosted me for three days while we were visiting Anahi and wouldn't let me pay for any expenses. They set up the entire birthday party and it was was far beyond what we could have imagined!  They even bought her a fancy birthday dress and shoes.  Wow, what an example of loving kindness!  We pray God's richest blessings on this precious family and we hope to maintain periodic contact with them.

Here we are with the loving foster family that doted on Anahi for nine months.  She was with two other families for her first three months.

  They contracted a moon walk for the party for the bigger kids.
 We filled a balloon pinata with candy and trinkets and all the kids were underneath waiting for the goodies to rain down!

Here's the birthday girl attempting to blow out her candle, with a little help from her big brother; she did it!
Marcos, Cris, and the kids came to celebrate with us as well!  Here are the two cousins (Anahi and Alheli together).  

We love you sweet princess!


  1. Feliz cumple, Anahi! Your parents look radiant with you in their arms.

  2. That is quite the sweet birthday princess dress!!! What an awesome celebration. Wish we could've been there!

  3. What a beautiful little girl that God has blessed you with. So glad you have her in your arms now. Many blessing on your birthday Anahi and in all the years to come!


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