Thursday, April 2, 2009


My little Berkeley-Boo turned four years old today.  I just love Berkeley more and more with each month and year that I get to spend with her.  Here are just some of my favorite things about the birthday girl:

  • The girl has got some serious spunk.
  • She can engage any stranger that passes by us in the store in a conversation and waves to people in other cars as we’re driving.
  • She loves to dance and comes up with some great moves.  Her current favorite song to dance to is “Just Dance” by Lady GaGa.  (You should see her bust a move while strapped into her carseat and all Family Home Evening songs include an interpretive dance!)
  • She loves being a big sister and is so adorable with Emery.
  • She admires her older sister Kendall and misses her when they’re apart.
  • She picks out some crazy outfits!
  • She tells me she loves me many times a day and gives the best hugs and kisses a mom could ask for.
  • She gets excited about little things, like new toothpaste or going to the farmers’ market!
  • She’s very free with her compliments, like “you’re a great driver, Mom!” or “you’re a good cooker, Mom!”
  • She loves posing for the camera.
  • She loves going on walks and exercising with me at home.
  • She loves books and keeps herself occupied with them for long periods of time.
  • She says the sweetest things in her prayers.
  • Everything I cook for her she tells me is her favorite.
  • She referred to herself all day today in third person as “the birthday girl.”  “The birthday girl needs to go to the bathroom.”  “The birthday girl is all done with her dinner.”


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Erin said...

happy birthday Berkeley!

fyi- we have Berkeley's cardigan at our house. Sutton keeps bring it to me and saying "Book-lees, book-lees!"

Corrine said...

happy birthday!!! its amazing how fast they grow, she sounds like such a wonderful little girl.

Emily B. Kerr said...

Happy Birthday Berkeley! It sounds like you had a great day.

Dana said...

Check out those she a mini you:)? Computer and food!! That is adorable. Happy Birthday Berkeley!!!

Keepin' up with the Jones' said...

happy birthday berks. you are right one on thing - that girl has some spunk! hope it was such a fun day. i am so grateful that i get to be your aunt, berkeley. makes me the luckiest person in the world! love you.

jessica, jessie, or jessi said...

Happy Birthday, Berkeley! What a great list of reason why she is just so stinkin' cute. :)

The Dahle Family said...

The birthday girl's hair is SO cute! Love ya, Mer! We missed you this weekend!