Wednesday, October 13, 2010

Michael's 1st Birthday Party

Here it is: the big birthday party post!!

We had Michael's birthday party on Sunday afternoon. We had a big crowd and things went smoothly despite my really last minute planning. It is so fun to have a house full of people all having a good time!

I made the cupcakes and really had little idea of what I wanted to do for decoration-I think the sprinkles turned out cute! I frosted them with icing in a ziploc bag with the tip cut off the morning of the party so I didn't have to worry about storing them.

For food we had smoked meat (pork, turkey and brisket) sandwiches from a local BBQ place. We ordered eight pounds of meat total, which I thought was way too much and not very much of it was left over! It was good! Family members brought some salads (thanks!) and I had made broccoli salad and a veggie tray. I thought it was easy and good!

Our friends Kylie and Nate brought their twin boys and they were so cute! How sweet is a little sleeping baby?

Cake time!

Michael really liked the sprinkles on the cake. At first he just picked them off one by one ate them-then he really got into it.
The poor boy was sooo tired at the end of his party-I thought he was going to lay down on the floor and take a little snooze. I should have probably known better for scheduling the party during his naptime! However, he went to bed at 5:30 after everyone had left and slept until 7:00 the next morning! He was worn out.

Happy Birthday, Michael!


  1. I think you knocked it out of the park! Everything looks wonderful!!

    Happy birthday, little man.

  2. The cupcakes look soooo yummy!!!! My mouth is watering here in Minnesota.

    Great job!!!

  3. those cake photos are fantastic! i love the sprinkles on the cupcake edges and the pretty banners. even though it may be more work, i love having b-day parties at home, too.

  4. Now that looks like a smashing success! Great job!

  5. His full cake-belly probably helped him sleep through that long, too!

    The party looks like it was a great time. The decorations were awesome - as are all the photos to remember the special day! Good job, mom!

  6. Great to see messy kids eating their first birthday cake. Very nice pictures.


Related Posts with Thumbnails