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We've followed Vale's infant adventures on social media since she was born last August. But this morning we got an extra special surprise: a visit from the little one herself!

Savannah brought her daughter into Studio 1A to celebrate her 6-month birthday, and very special guests were around to lend a hand — er, a paw.

Savannah visits Studio 1A on her 6-month birthday!Samantha Okazaki / TODAY

Wrangler, TODAY's Puppy with a Purpose, and Cookie Monster both joined in on the fun! (Puppies and puppets? Could there be a better way for a baby to celebrate?)

Vale, this is our puppy. His name is Wrangler.Samantha Okazaki / TODAY
It's Cookie Monster!Samantha Okazaki / TODAY

“She's 18 pounds of pure, cute, beautiful cheeks!” Al gushed Friday morning.

We can't believe Vale is already half-a-year old — though so many milestones have already been reached! Take a stroll through memory lane with us.

AUGUST 2014: Vale Guthrie Feldman is born!

Welcome to the world, Vale Guthrie Feldman!Courtesy of Savannah Guthrie

Vale meets her Uncle Matt.

Vale, this is your Uncle Matt.Savannah Guthrie

SEPTEMBER 2014: Savannah and baby Vale delight the TODAY family with a visit.

Vale is 1 month old!

OCTOBER 2014: Vale gets in on the Halloween fun — sort of.

She's up early every day to watch the show.

NOVEMBER 2014: Vale's first Thanksgiving.

DECEMBER 2014: Baby's first plane ride!

Watching my favorite show @TODAYshow on my beloved @JetBlue - baby's first trip!! Happy holidays everybody. pic.twitter.com/3LQScoRgHd

— Savannah Guthrie (@SavannahGuthrie) December 19 | 2014 " title="desktop:

Watching my favorite show @TODAYshow on my beloved @JetBlue - baby's first trip!! Happy holidays everybody. pic.twitter.com/3LQScoRgHd

— Savannah Guthrie (@SavannahGuthrie) December 19 | 2014
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FEBRUARY 2015: Vale bundles up to brave New York's cold.