The BIG 1


So finally going through and organizing some photos when I ran across my sweet baby boy’s first birthday pics. Where does the time go?  Our birth photographer had taken a photo of him in front of the clock at his birth time 7:31 AM and at 24 hrs old and now I have one with him at the exact time a year later but what happened to all those hours, minutes and seconds in between I have no idea!

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Note: Never leave children alone unsupervised with balloons. Luckily my son has never been one to put things in his mouth but still I watched like a hawk as we took these photos. He thought they were balls and was more interested in throwing them than eating them but accidents can happen in a matter of seconds so please be proactive. Thanks!


Nailed It

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Abby Birthday Cake

So I always go gaga over amazing cakes and think I can pull them off and then about half way through realize I am in over my head! Someday I will figure out how to decorate with fondant but for now it is not in my repertoire of skills. Lucky for me I have the beautiful Miss Mallory in my arsenal of weapons:) I found this amazing Abby Cadabby cake I wanted to make for Trinity’s 4th birthday. Of course I knew I couldn’t pull it off and honestly had my doubts that anyone including Mal could but as you will see she is AMAZING!
Here is the inspiration:


The real thing~

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Granted the photos were taken in our garage so the lighting is a little funny but pretty close don’t ya think? Thanks Mallory she turned out perfect! Here are some of the cake artist other masterpieces:

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