2.13.2011

a very hungry caterpillar 1st birthday

We celebrated Holden's first birthday.
I was so thankful for everyone who came that at times I almost couldn't hold back my misty eyes.
This was a big deal to me, just because of our family story.
Enjoy some photos!

Birthday cake and smash cake.

Ball Jars with jelly-bellies for favors.


favor labels

kalamata olives, mozzarella, and tomato skewers


This onion dip {from The Barefoot Contessa} was the fastest mover at the party!

Look at my plate, mom!



He wasn't sure he should be touching his cake.  :-)

messy messy boy!

After his post-cake bath and outfit change he was ready to play with his presents!

Enjoy your Sunday.
XO,

11 comments:

  1. Happy Birthday to Holden, who has a great strong handsome name, by the way! Doesn't it fly by? Have a great day :)

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  2. Gorgeous party - love all the details and of course the fab cake! Happy Birthday Holden! xo

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  3. Happy Birthday Holden. Everything looks so amazing.

    Mr. Goodwill Hunting

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  4. What an adorable Birthday Boy! After the initial reaction he really seemed to enjoy his cake! It looks like a fun celebration.(-:

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  5. happy birthday Holden! such a fun party!

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  6. Happy birthday Holden! I love all the party details! You are so good!

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  7. Happy birthday to Holden!
    That ball jar treat idea is so cute!! And now I'm hungry for jelly beans.

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  8. Oh goodness, how adorable! I love your cake and the jars are so sweet. It looks like you had a wonderful party. Aren't 1st birthdays the best? They grow SO fast. xo

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  9. Aw, what a cutie! Smash cake - love it! That's uch a perfect description, Abby. Glad he and you had a happy day :)

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  10. Happy Birthday Holden! (what a good, strong name!)
    I've been wondering what to serve during my daughter's first birthday (2/25). I like what you put together! I especially like the smash cake!

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  11. What a darling little man. The food is making me hungry... such a fun party.
    Mary Ann

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