Happy Birthday to Maddy!

Today was Madeline's first birthday. She's officially one year old!

We celebrated by baking and frosting a cake (see above; yes, I know the "1" is backwards in the picture).

Maddy was intrigued by all the fuss, but she wasn't quite sure what we were up to.

While I cut the cake, Stephen helped himself to the frosting at the base of the candle. Surprisingly, he didn't eat any of the wax in his enthusiasm.

Her first taste of the chocolate decadence that had been placed before her ...

... and the sudden realization that, golly, this stuff tastes GREAT!

Touchdown! Maddy shows her appreciation for the sweets! While the cake itself wasn't a huge hit, the frosting was. She thought that stuff was the bomb.

While Madeline took her post-cake bath, Stephen and I horsed around in a futile attempt to work off a portion of his sugar rush.

As I told my little girl when I put her down for bed this evening, "I love you. It's been a great year since you came into our lives."



Anonymous Hisham said...

Happy Birthday Maddy.

Demand more cake!

2:53 AM  
Anonymous G & G Holth said...

Grandma and Grandpa wish Maddy a very happy birthday....and more cake. Stephen is the best little Brother!!

6:36 AM  
Blogger Roland Steedlam said...

Apparently Maddie hasn't played Portal yet.. There is no cake! (Or Is There?)

Happy 1st Birthday!

11:15 AM  

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