5.05.2014

A Little Bird Told Me...IT'S YOUR BIRTHDAY


A few months ago, I nailed down the theme of my Joy's first birthday: A little bird told me...It's your birthday.  Each of my girls' first birthdays have been themed around the time of year they were born: summer, winter, and spring.  I had so much fun gathering items and preparing for her special day.

Y'all know I love a good party and Joy's first birthday was no exception!  We celebrated our baby girl's big day on Saturday with a good ole' family gathering.


You think Joy is a little vain giving out pics of herself as party favors!?  *truth: She has a pretty proud and doting momma!



If you live in the Tyler area and are looking for a place to get cakes, contact me!!! We have used the same place for every special occasion and she always exceeds our expectations!

 How adorable is this cake?


 I used a lot of the decor from Joy's room for the party.





budget: $150.00
actual party cost: $115.00
cake: $60.00
snacks: $15.00
decor: $15.00
plates/napkins: $10.00
birthday outfit: gift from Gaga and Tat
favors: $15.00
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Tomorrow is Joy's actual birthday-- more birthday and party posts to come!

Linking up to: It's Overflowing!

8 comments:

  1. That cake and smash cake are wayyy adorable!!

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  2. Cat @ MaryMarthaMama.comMay 5, 2014 at 7:33 PM

    Such a gorgeous party! And your hair looked great, by the way. My favorite shot is the one of you and Joy looking at each other.

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  3. What a beautiful party! Your daughter is so adorable.

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  4. Oh, that pic of her looking at you just melted my heart! And, love, love the theme! How original. The cake is too cute. A beautiful day for a precious little girl!

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  5. Thanks so much, Lea! I sure do love planning parties for my girls!! It's special for all of us!

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  6. Thanks, Cat. I'm trying to get used to having a mop of hair and fight the urge to cut it! It's been so long since it was this long! :)

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  7. thanks, Lisa! I love how it turned out. She really made a mess of that cake! :)

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For our joy and His glory,

Leslie