By Peninsula Daily News staff
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The babies and toddlers from across the North Olympic Peninsula — entered by proud parents, grandparents, aunts, uncles, cousins and friends of the family — were all adorable, making the decision tough for our online voters who cast votes for little ones in two age categories.
There were 147 cute cuddle bugs entered, and we wish we had prizes for every one!
Thanks again to our contest sponsors and their great gifts for the winners — Domino's Pizza, $25 gift certificate;
Air Flo Heating, $25 Costco gift certificate; Dungeness Kids, K's Kids Stacking Blocks; Jim's Pharmacy, Burt's Bee's gift basket with a stuffed giraffe.
Without further ado . . .
Newborn to 12 months
1st – Josiah, son of Maria Sotebeer of Sequim. PRIZE: Jim's Pharmacy basket.
2nd — Zoey Jean, submitted by Bailey Blilie of Port Angeles. PRIZE: $25 Domino's Pizza certificate.
3rd — Dylan and Katelyn (twins), submtted by Alyssum Purkey of Sequim. PRIZE: $10 cash.
1 year to 2 years
1st — "First birthday," submitted by Willow Beutler of Forks. PRIZE: $25 Costco certificate from Air Flo Heating.
2nd — Lillian, submitted by Annie Crippen of Forks. PRIZE: K's Kids Stacking Blocks.
3rd — Kayne, submitted by Kristina Bailey of Port Angeles. PRIZE: $10 cash.
Prizes will be mailed.
Scan through the photos on the right — click on the related photos button — to see the three winners in each category, or click: http://pdn.upickem.net/engine/Winners.aspx?PageType=WINNER&contestid=120943
Click here for a gallery of all the baby-contest submissions: http://pdn.upickem.net/engine/Details.aspx?PageType=APPROVED&contestid=120943
If you have questions, please contact Sue Stoneman at the Peninsula Daily News, 360-417-3555, or firstname.lastname@example.org.