Cash’s 1st Birthday Party

As if having a Birthday party at our house for Emma (with 12 girls) wasn’t enough excitement for one day, we decided to have Cash’s 1 year party that evening!  Their Birthdays are exactly one week apart and December 14th fell right smack in the middle.  I figured it would be easiest to clean the house thoroughly ONCE than clean it 2 weeks in a row. :)  I needed to do it the 14th instead of the 21st so that I could have at least 10 days to prepare for Christmas.  Oh the joys of having 3 Winter Birthdays!  We also celebrated Emma’s Birthday with family at Cash’s party.  When I talked to her about celebrating her Birthday with family she said, “Can I PLEASE just share a party with Cash?”  Well of course!

When I started thinking about a theme for Cash’s 1st Birthday party, I didn’t have to think very long…. I knew I wanted to have a firetruck/fireman theme since Firemen helped him enter this world!  I didn’t go over the top for Cash’s Birthday.  I ordered the cake at Walmart the day before the party and I picked up Rex’s chicken for the meal.  We just invited family.

My friend, Krista, let me borrow her “ONE” sign that she made for her little boy’s 1st B-day party.  I had several of my favorite pictures of Cash on display for his party.  I’m a little nuts about pictures.

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My good friend, Candace, made these adorable cookies for Cash’s parties.  She amazes me, she can make ANYTHING!  I love that she put his name on some of them and a “1” on some of them.  What a special addition to his party.  They are so yummy.  I must admit that I ate 3 of them while decorating for the party…. oops.

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Aunt Judy, Nana, and Cash- he is one LOVED little boy

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Mommy and Cash

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Uncle Ron and Cash

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Here is the crew eating dinner

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Robin made a video for Cash’s 1 year Birthday- he has done this with each of our kids and it is so so special.  Emma and Foster still ask to watch their video on a regular basis.  We always watch it at the child’s 1st B-day party.  Here is Cash ‘watching’ his video. :)

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Gift time!  Cash got so many nice gifts!

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Emma opening her Rainbow Loom bracelet maker…

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After Emma and Cash opened gifts we sang to both of them and lit their Birthday candles…

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Cash did not dive into his cake like I thought he might…the dents you see in the cake are from me trying to entice him to eat it!  :)

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I love these pictures of Foster behind Cash- he is photobombing Cash’s 1st Birthday cake-eating pics!

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One of Cash’s gifts- a giraffe ride on toy!

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Cash started really started acting like a ham towards the end of the night- I think he realized the party was about him and he really enjoyed the attention!

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Thank you Nana, Judy, and Ron for helping us celebrate!  We are so proud of our big 1 year old!

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