Well, now that Jack is FIFTEEN months old, I figured it was about time I would blog about his first birthday party! We had a fun little celebration the weekend before his birthday at our little basement apartment with family and and close friends, and it was perfect! I decided on a fun confetti party theme, which means we are still finding confetti in every nook & cranny in our house, but it was totally worth it. Jack loved the confetti filled balloons! The ball pit was a big hit with Jack's little friends that came by, as were all the toys he received. We had caramel apples and oreo truffles for treats, as well as the cutest cake made by my friend Rachel. In true Jack fashion, we had our dessert first, and then went to dinner after the party.
As you can see, Jack was NOT a fan of his cake. He was alright at first, but he was having a hard time getting through the fondant layer so I cut a slice off the back so that he could get to the chocolate inside. After I did that, he completely lost it! He just screamed/panicked the rest of the time it was on his tray, which was both sad and hilarious at the same time. I think the poor guy was just exhausted at that point! We had such an exhaustingly great time with all our guests, and Jack definitely was spoiled! Thanks to his birthday being so close to Christmas, he now has more toys than any one-year-old needs, so we have to hide them away in our storage closet and cycle through them every couple weeks or else our house would be taken over by stuffed animals and alphabet puzzles. :)
As stressful and pointless it seemed at times to put together a birthday party for someone who will never remember it happened, we are so glad that we did this! It was a great night and the memories and pictures are ones we can share with Jack for years to come.