Isabelle turned eight in April, and believe it or not, we did her birthday shoot early! But now we are posting it three months late so... meh.
Isabelle chose to be a flamenco dancer for this shoot- I think she was influenced by all the flamenco dresses we saw in shops while in Spain. She was able to go shopping for this dress and- in what is really quite a sad story- found several dresses she liked waaaaay better than this very very inexpensive (I think it was about $7) dress. Except those dresses were beautiful, handmade, $300 dresses. So we didn't go that route and she was a bit disappointed. For about two seconds. Then, in typical fabulous Izzy fashion, she was over it and on to the next thing to see.
We really enjoyed the Spain trip with Isabelle. Everything was exciting, she was pointing everywhere and fascinated by both Spanish cities and countryside alike. She is such a spunky, energetic little ball of fire that it's hard not to be happy around her.
Isabelle brings life into our family and we wouldn't be the same without her. She celebrated for a solid week- it's true what they say. Eight is great!
Happy belated birthday to you, sweet Izzy.
Photos taken in Sevilla, Spain.
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