How To: Eat a Birthday Cake | Gemmas 1st Birthday Part 1
I am SO behind on documenting Gemmas 1st Birthday. She turned one on 10.14.14 and it is now 2.3.15 so.. yeah.. I slacked off a bit, but at least I threw her an awesome party right? Priorities...
Anyways - This is part one of her birthday.. The Cake Smash. . and some of the Beautiful Details from the party.
I'm telling you.. this was one heck of a bash!! I'll be back later this week to share some family pics, as well as some seriously cute blooper pictures we got of the birthday girl. She had an ear infection and wasn't feeling 100% but... that's nothing a little cake can't fix right??
I had my amazing friend Jill Aponte Photography come and document the party because I don't want to forget one second!! Happy late Birthday to the cutest girl on the planet -- Enjoy the photos!
The theme was Gemmas Tea Party
We had my FAVORITE Chocolate Covered Sea Salt Caramel Balls as favors.
The food was unreal... do you see those Butterfly Cupcakes?? My friend Nicole handmade those with CHOCOLATE! Are you kidding me?? Way above and beyond the call of duty there.. thank you Nicole!
And notice the sandwiches.. Caterpillars, Butterflies, and Flowers. My mother is one heck of a caterer !!
And no fall event is complete without Hot Chocolate Bar! My sweet sister Misty put this together.. she was SO much help with the party!
Here is the layout of the Decor.. taken with my lovely cell phone. High quality photo or not.. I don't want to forget any of it!
More details. Gemma played with that G balloon till Christmas.. it stayed blown up longer than I've ever seen any balloon and truth be told.. It was by far her favorite present she received!!
Now lets move on to the Cake Smash!!
Sitting in her new Boon Flair High Chair --
We still can't believe we have a one year old!
She was super hesitant about breaking into that cake ((so not my daughter)) so mommy and daddy stepped in to help!
Cake Kisses are the best Kisses
Gotta get that crown on straight!
She was looking at us like.. Um, Guys?? Why are all these people singing for me?? And wait.. is that cake for me??!
Once we were done singing.. she cheered. I don't know if it was because she liked the song.. or she was glad we were done singing ;)
Her first bite. I could tell she didn't want to get messy. SO much like her daddy.
He helped her get to the good stuff though.
I'm the queen of the cake!
I'm so sad we didn't take pictures of all the friends that came!! Gemma is truly truly loved.. we got pics of her family though!
Here is a little view of some of our friends that came to celebrate Gemma.. Man we sure felt loved!
The many expressions of cake eating:
Man we love this girl!! Thanks to my family for being such a big help putting this together. If there is anything my family has taught me... its that life is a celebration!!!
Stay tuned for part 2!