Laci’s first birthday party

As you know if you’ve been following this blog, little Laci just turned one. Here is her adorable Little Mermaid themed birthday party.  I’m so happy I was able to make the time to head over to help capture the celebration!

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Elizabeth’s sister Samantha is an extremely talented pastry chef. She put on an adorable and delicious spread!!laci1_blog_03 laci1_blog_04 laci1_blog_05 laci1_blog_06 laci1_blog_07 laci1_blog_08

Cupcakes complete with “dinglehoppers”laci1_blog_09 laci1_blog_10 laci1_blog_11 laci1_blog_12 laci1_blog_13 laci1_blog_14 laci1_blog_15 laci1_blog_16 laci1_blog_17 Well hello Hank!  :-)  I think somebody wants me to drop a fish stick.laci1_blog_18

… and NOW for moment we’ve been waiting for: the SMASH CAKE!! (again, beautifully made by Samantha)laci1_blog_19 laci1_blog_20 laci1_blog_21 laci1_blog_22 laci1_blog_23

After more dainty nibbling than smashing, Dad decided to jump in and show Laci how it’s done.laci1_blog_24

I’m not sure who is having more fun…
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Yummy!  Purple is delicious!laci1_blog_26 laci1_blog_27 laci1_blog_28 laci1_blog_29 A happy reaction as loved ones sing Happy Birthday to Youlaci1_blog_30 laci1_blog_31 laci1_blog_32 laci1_blog_33 laci1_blog_34

Now that she’s all sugared-up, it’s time to play. She’s on a mission.laci1_blog_35 laci1_blog_36

Now for PRESENTS!!  There are a few here!laci1_blog_37 laci1_blog_38 laci1_blog_39 laci1_blog_40 laci1_blog_41

Grandma shared a few photos of a younger Brian…laci1_blog_42 laci1_blog_43

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Uh oh… someone’s starting to look a little sleepy…laci1_blog_55 laci1_blog_56

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