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Luke's 1st Birthday Party

I had so much fun planning Luke's first birthday party.  From early on, I knew what I wanted the theme to be...."You Are My Sunshine." It's such a sweet song that we have sang to Luke since birth.

Here is the invitation we sent out to our friends and family. (My contact info and address is blurred out.)
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We had about 35 people come for the party. I had planned on it being completely outdoors, but it rained all day long! It all worked out great though. Here is our front yard on the day of the party.
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Looking up our walkway...
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Here's the main display I set up.
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On the back wall, there were all of the monthly photos I have taken of Luke.  We had all sorts of candies and snacks like pretzels with melted candy on top, mini quiches, pizza rolls, a veggie tray, popcorn,
and deli rolls. We had many different lollipops, candy coated chocolates, rock candy, taffy, and bubble gum. To drink, we had water, sweet tea, and lemonade.
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Outside, we had lanterns and streamers, and beach balls.
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The party favors for the children were small star shaped sunglasses.
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How old are you?
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Even though we got rained out, the party still went pretty well.  The kids stayed inside and played with the 50 balloons we blew up.
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We tried to do a smash cake (that Luke's Poppa made him) but Luke had no interest in smashing it. I spent the last year trying to teach him how to be clean, so when it came to getting messy, he was like NO THANK YOU! 
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Luke shared his cake with mommy and daddy. So sweet.
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The pressure was just too much...
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When Luke started crying, Sam (the little boy to the left) said "It's okay baby Luke," and he blew him a kiss.  So sweet.
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The day ended with the birthday boy going to bed three hours early.  He was OUT!
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Thank you to everyone who came and helped us celebrate our little one's first birthday. And also thank you to everyone who remembered him with a phone call, text, and cards. We love you!


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