S: 25 years of Pure Joy
BC: Love you Baby! Mom & Dad
FC: 25 years of Pure Joy | Rachel!
1: Happy "Birth" Day! | Our precious girl, Rachel Alexandra What more can we say, You'll become more special Each and every day... We'll enjoy your birthdays and have lots of fun!
2: Your | First | B-Day
3: Let the Celebration begin! | 1988
4: The Birthday Girl 2nd Birthday!!! | Today you look like the Princess that you are!
5: Make A Wish! | Your favorite cousin "Alyon." | "My Daddy" | Grandmother made a "yummy" cake! She knows how much you like M&Ms.
6: Waking up to your presents from your Family!
7: Your 3rd Birthday!!! This was a party to remember! Friends, cake, games and lets not forget the best part, lots and lots of presents! | 1990 | This porcelain baby was from Mima!
8: Your 4th Birthday! | Grandmother made you another delicious cake, loaded with sprinkles!!!
9: 1991 | Birthday morning opening cards and gifts from your far away family.
10: Your 5th Birthday Party!
11: Over the summer we moved to Jacksonville. We went back to Tampa to have your party to be able to celebrate with your extended family and friends. | 1992 | Party at Burger King
12: It's time to cut the cake, make a wish and open presents! | Celebrating with Titi Tere and Delia & Manny Vega (your adoptive Abuelos!) | Rachel! | Delia & Manny gave you a Lladro, that you'll always treasure.
13: 6th Birthday! | 1993 | Your cousins, Michelle and Marietere came to your party from Puerto Rico. | What a great time you all had with your party at Kid Power!
14: Hope you have the greatest 7th Birthday ever! | Bueli spoiling you! | Another Birthday... | Another masterpiece from Grandmother! | Grandmother added to your collection of "Growing Up Girls"...
15: Born to Party! What a Fun Pool Party! | 1994 | Thanks to the Thompsons for letting us use their pool!
16: Cut the Cake! 8th Birthday!!!
17: Make a Wish! | Birthday Celebration at the Movie "Pocahontas" | 1995
19: Hoping your wishes come true year after year. | Happy Birthday to you... Happy Birthday to you.. Happy Birthday to Rachel Happy Birthday Tooooo YOOOOOU! | 9th Birthday! | 1996
20: You're 10 Years Old! 1997 | Birthday dinner at "Sakura" with Titi Effie and your Family! | Rachel
21: "American Girl Tea Party" | Rachel
22: Hope you have the "greatest" 11th Birthday ever!
23: Wishing you everything happy for your birthday. 1998
24: Celebrating in Key West with Aunt Susie & Uncle Norm, Panama City with Grandmother, and Jacksonville with family & friends. | 12th Birthday!!! 1999 | Rachel | Celebrating with your little cousin, Manny!
25: I hope all your birthday dreams and wishes come true. | ...a crazy and wild sleepover with your friends!
26: Your 13th Birthday Celebration... | You're a teenage now......
27: A Picture Perfect Birthday! | 2000
30: Hooray For your 15th Birthday! | Mi Quinceanera!
31: Ready, Set, Blow! | Learning how to drive; here we go!!! (And do we have a story to tell!) | 2002
32: At 16 the world is yours to have. You can do, you can be, anything you put your mind to. | Sweet 16th | Our little girl blossoming into a young woman!
33: Do Your Mom & Dad Know How To Throw A Party Or What!!! We had a Casino Night and everyone was a winner! | 2003
34: Hip Hip Hooray,! It's Your 17th Birthday Today!
35: It's Party Time with lots of gifts! | 2004
36: Celebrating in Puerto Rico
37: Happy 18th Birthday!!! | Hooray For Birthdays | You and Manny celebrating Birthdays together again
39: Your 19th Birthday!!! Dinner with old and new friends at the Olive Garden. 2006
40: Your 20th Birthday!!! 2007 | "A daughter may outgrow you lap, but she will never outgrow your heart."
42: Your 21st Birthday!!! The Cool One 2008 | What better place to celebrate than in God 's Country!
43: What better place to celebrate than in God 's Country! Go Noles!
44: 2009 | Back to God 's Country! Florida State! Florida State! Florida State! Wooooo!
45: "A daughter's smile can brighten any moment, and a simple hug can put joy in your day." | Your 22nd Birthday!
46: You're Always in Our Hearts! | Your 23rd Birthday! Celebrating at home!
47: Fruit Tart... Your Favorite | 2010
48: Your 24th and Manny's 15th Birthday! Tere and Manny came to join us for the weekend celebration in Tallahassee..
49: Birthday Dinner at "Los Compadres" | 2011
50: 25th | "A daughter holds your hand for a while, but holds your heart forever."
51: Hooray For Birthdays | This Birthday was a difficult one. We tried to have a celebration before moving you to NJ. We started with your kid Ashley and had a family photo before you kids went back to school. We thought we would be able to finish it in NJ but ran out of time. Finally, on November 7th we completed the celebration with a dinner, Birthday cupcake, and photos! Yay!