• Cornel Warren

My Boy's First Birthday

Wow, I can not believe it has been a  year since my little man turned 1. We are planning his birthday party for this weekend, and I can't help but think about all the fun we had at his party last year.

For any of you with young kids, you know how much of a feat it must have been to wrangle all these tots into a photo all at once... It definitely wasn't easy! 

The birthday boy is in the middle of the top row. What a cutie, right?




“Roses are red, violets are blue, today you are one, next year you’ll be two! There isn't another who's sweeter than you.

Here we are cutting the cake! We went a little overboard on his birthday table, but DON'T JUDGE! I can explain...

So I always go all out on 1st birthdays... BUT WAIT, there's more to my explanation! I decided that instead of buying cheap junk to decorate, I would get real stuff and I would save it for when little man's room was transformed into a toddler room. :)




Anchors Away!


If you've kept up with my decor adventures, you may recognize some of these items from other spots in the house. I actually planned Little Man's toddler room to have a nautical theme, so I ordered party decorations that could live on in his new room for a while.

Sure, I had to store the stuff for a little while until he was ready to be in a toddler room, but I just LOVE the way this table turned out! I really enjoyed it. 






I don't always get a professionally made cake, but for special birthdays I don't mind the splurge. Plus this one is all buttercream icing, not fondant! Can you believe how smooth it is? I just love it! 





Below are some more detail shots and sources linked from the party including snacks, favors and more. 

What's your favorite theme for a boy's birthday party (under 5)? I'm already starting to brainstorm for his fourth party!




Ahoy Mateys!


I don't always get a professionally made cake, but for special birthdays I don't mind the splurge. Plus this one is all buttercream icing, not fondant! Can you believe how smooth it is? I just love it!  Below are some more detail shots from the party including snacks, presents and more. 





Host your own nautical birthday party!

Below are some perfect accessories for your nautical birthday party. Wherever available, I linked to the exact product I used for our little man's party. If there is something you see that's not linked below, let me know! I'll share my sources with you!





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