First Birthday Party Ideas

Turning one is fun! Get creative ideas for your little one's first birthday. From party themes to recipes, decorations, and favors, find plenty of celebration inspiration.

Ellie’s Royal Celebration: A Disney Princess Party

For Ellie’s 3rd birthday, she decided she wanted to celebrate by having a royal affair featuring all of the Disney princesses. The result was an elegant and absolutely stunning celebration. Any girl would be overjoyed to have such a beautiful party to celebrate her birthday in true princess style.

Click through the slideshow to get all the lovely details.

A Royal Dessert Table

6 Cute Treats for Your Little Mermaid Party

This past weekend, we celebrated my little niece’s 4th birthday. She had a Little Mermaid themed party, and everything about it was absolutely amazing. My sister-in-law definitely put a lot of work into the details.

My favorite, by far, was the Little Mermaid inspired food, from “Oysters and Pearls” made with cookies and chocolate to “Coral Reef Candy.”

In case you’re planning your own Little Mermaid party, scroll through for a few ideas to get you inspired!

Magical 1st Birthday with Nemo & Friends

Thanks to Disney Baby and Cakes.com for sponsoring this post and for giving me the Finding Nemo DecoSet for free, as well as to Albertson’s for decorating our cake.

We are officially parents of a one year old! I mean…how, when did that happen? I still remember bringing him home from the hospital, the EPIC first night we had at home, and all the tired and sleepless nights that were the first year.

But now we have this handsome, soon to be walking on his own, interested in everything little boy. It’s the most satisfying and wonderful feeling I’ve ever experienced. To celebrate his first year, we threw a “sail”-ebration backyard birthday party complete with an amazing Finding Nemo cake.

The Secret to Enjoying the Party as Host

It’s almost here! All week, I’ve been sharing about the lead up to Wyatt’s 1st birthday. With everything to do, it’s easy to get distracted trying to have everything juuuuust right for the party. As someone who likes to make sure everyone is having a good time, I can often forget to relax and enjoy the festivities myself. That’s why this weekend — I have a secret I hope to remember.

Why the Birthday Boy is the Best Gift of All

We’re just a few days away from Wyatt’s first birthday! It’s exciting, slightly stressful, and a bit emotional. (How’d it happen so fast?) Approaching the day, we’ve been considering gifts, and we’ve had family and others ask us for ideas. It made us think about something we originally hadn’t considered — planning for what’s to come rather then just right now.

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