Saturday, April 16, 2011

Birthday Pictures!

I am, historically, not much of a planner. But I did actually put a little thought into Judah's party ahead of time and was pleased with how well everything came off. (You might think that this would make me learn that when I plan, things go better, thus encouraging me to do more planning. Although I might hope that this were true, I'm doubtful it will happen that way.) Instead of a formal game, I just had some balls, bats, bubble solution and we got a little swimming pool at the last minute since it was such a warm day. My parents gave Judah a swing for his birthday, which also came in handy at the party.








I used a lot of red and blue decorations since that felt very baseball-y.
 
For food we had hot dogs, hamburgers, coleslaw, and beans. I also made some caramel corn and had peanuts that people could shell and eat (Buy me some peanuts and cracker jacks....)

I made two types of cupcakes (the same I did for Judah's baptism) and then made Judah his own baseball-shaped smash cake. (It was cute, and more importantly, round. No fancy cake carving skills required.) He quickly figured out how to scrape the frosting off the cake, but needed a little help figuring out how to get to the cake underneath.

We had a wonderful time celebrating and I was so thankful that so many of Judah's aunts, uncles, cousins, and friends were able to make it.

1 comment:

gretchen from lifenut said...

What a fantastic 1st birthday! All the pictures are great. He's so cute and that last photo should be submitted to Cute Overload. Seriously, I think it's one of the cutest photos I've ever seen. Puppy + Baby Boy = Swoon.