Back in time: First Birthday

Matthew’s 3rd birthday is fast approaching and I thought it might be nice to look back on his first and second birthday. There are only 3 days left until my toddler is no longer a toddler anymore and turns into a big boy. Sad isn’t it? They are growing too fast.

I have never actually blogged about his first birthday because I took a break at that time, so it’ll be nice to have a record of this too other than photos sitting in my Dropbox account.

Matthew’s first birthday was kind of a big deal to me. He was big into Mickey mouse back then. Who isn’t at that age.

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Clearly he had to have a Mickey mouse themed birthday party. He loved it. Mickey Mouse everywhere.

We didn’t have many people over. There were his godparents, grandparents and us. A nice small little round with not too much action.

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Some advertising at this point… I got an icing image done of Mickey mouse that fitted well onto the cake. If you search “edible images” on Facebook you will be able to find the company. I got one done for his 3rd birthday too.

2013-08-31 14.31.41The little edible Mickey mouse ears I picked up in a shop on eBay. I found them so cute, simply had to order them. The cupcakes went down really well by the way. It was a lemon flavour.

Apart from chocolate cake and cupcakes I also offered the guests sandwiches, grapes with cheese and crisps

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Matthew has always been fascinated with lights. When he’s seen the candle on the cake, he definitely couldn’t take his eyes off it.

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It was fair to say that he liked the box the best than his actual present which was a smart trike. For his first birthday I had the present situation a bit more under control too I have to say. He got one big present and that was it. Since then I always like to add more and more onto it and he is way too spoiled. I suppose you only turn 2 and 3 only once in life.

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I think he just has such a cute face in this photo and I love the fact that he has no hair at all at this age. He is so adorable. Even his sister has more hair at the age of only 6 months.

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Please stay connected to check out the next post about Matthew’s second birthday coming up very soon.

Did you have a first birthday themed party? Did you invite many people?

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3 thoughts on “Back in time: First Birthday

  1. Ahhh I know how you feel mine just turned 2 and 4 recently and it makes us parents get all reflective doesn’t it? It really does go by way way too fast. I can’t believe it. I know my momma said it would but I never imagine she was meaning literally. Adorable first birthday memories. Thank you for linking up to Share With Me #sharewithme
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  2. Time sure flies by quickly!! Why not capture his monthly milestone birthdays with belly stickers from milestonebaby.co.uk. They are a fun and great way to track his progress in pictures!

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