Sisters Emily and Melanie Otero celebrated their birthdays Sept. 1 at the Elks Lodge swimming pool with family and friends.
Emily turned 7 on Aug. 31 and celebrated with a peace sign themed party complete with tie dye cupcakes.
Melanie turned 3 on Sept. 4 and celebrated with a Sesame Street birthday party complete with Elmo cupcakes.
Emily and Melanie's parents are Gino and Miquela Otero. Grandparents are Charlie Valverde, Judy Martinez and Gene and Evelyn Otero. Great-grandparents are Vera Cordova and Rose Otero.