I decided that I was not going to stress over Avery's first birthday party. We had some family and a couple of friends over to celebrate. Everything was PINK!
I stayed up the night before baking about forty cupcakes in chocolate fudge, vanilla, and strawberry flavors with buttercream frosting. Yum!
Bird and owl cupcake toppers. I love these so much!
The owl is my favorite.
Milk and pink lemonade for refreshments.
Fingerprint feathers. Each guest stamped and initialed their "feather." What a great keepsake!
My birthday girl and me (trying unsuccessfully to duck out of the picture!)
I love them more than life!
She texts. This was my first knotted tutu and I'll definitely be making more. Such a mindlessly fun thing to work on while watching T.V.
The rat pack.
And now for the cupcake mashing/eating progression: