Monday, May 18, 2009

Charlotte's First Birthday Party

Charlotte's 1st birthday party was held yesterday afternoon. She won't actually be one for another week, but since Colin was in town, we decided to have it a bit early. We kept things small and had a few friends and family over for some cupcakes and dessert.

Everyone had a great time, and Charlotte got some really nice gifts. Here are some photos of the event!

Charlotte's birthday gifts.

A few of the gifts aren't shown here as they were too large to fit on the table, or we received them after the photo was taken.

The cupcakes Natasha made (and decorated) for the kids.

Natasha spent a few hours on these which not only looked amazing but were gobbled up by the kids within minutes.

Happy Birthday, Charlotte!

Charlotte, unlike most kids her age, wouldn't touch the cupcake. We fed her a few bites, but there was no classic messy baby photo to be had.

Natasha and Charlotte opening gifts.

Princess Charlotte

I have no idea how they got her to pose like this...

Our special girl.

The "Swing Along Castle" we bought her.

Charlotte giving it a test drive.

That about sums it up. Watch for a post next week for her actual one year old birthday post!

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Anonymous Mom Hoyer said...

Happy First Birthday Charlotte!
Looks like you had a very nice party!
Nice presents...and the cupcakes look like they came from the Bakery!
Charlotte looked SO cute...especially in her new Sunglasses :-D

10:36 PM  
Blogger mrs. trooper said...

Charlotte was teething big time this weekend so she wasn't very smiley for her birthday party but she was a good sport anyway and a great time was had by all!

11:51 PM  
Anonymous Stephanie said...

Excellent job on the cupcakes, Natasha! They look fantastic!

Charlotte looked beautiful, of course, and her gifts look awesome! She'll have tons of fun on her new castle set!

6:12 AM  
Blogger MariaJoy said...

Does Charlotte like the play set? I really wanna get one for Nehemiah, but wanna make sure he'll like it.

6:49 AM  
Blogger L ~ S said...

I love the cupcakes...

2:35 PM  
Anonymous Sandi H said...

Happy 1st birthday Charlotte! The party looked lovely... Who did you invite? I'm sure Charlotte will spend alot of time on her new play set.

4:26 PM  
Anonymous Susanna said...

Very pretty party! I love the cupcakes. They're very cute and creative! Charlotte's expressions are cute. :)

6:36 AM  
Anonymous e. said...

Lovely gifts ! Charlotte could be a baby model....she looks get in every photo! I am sure the sun glasses were from Omsie !

5:30 PM  
Blogger mrs. trooper said...

Of course the sunglasses were from Omsie! They matched the adorable orange dress she bought her and also the Dora chair is from Omsie as well :)

6:57 PM  
Anonymous e. said...

Natasha....your cupcakes look "professional." Amazing job !

9:00 PM  

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