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July 18, 2010 Sarah Coggins

Dylan’s first birthday is on Monday. We had a small family celebration today. The highlight for Dylan (besides all the attention and opening gifts, of course) was the cake. I baked cupcakes last night and then my sister helped me ice them.

Time for the big event and I put the cupcake tree on the table in front of his highchair. That in and of itself was exciting for him. Then I lit the candle. His expression (which unfortunately I don’t have a photo of … I’m not too talented at lighting a candle and snapping photos) was one of Oooh! What is that?

Excited about his cupcakes!

Please, Mom. Enough with the photos – I want cake!

Trent & I helped him blow out the candle. Then I plucked it out, removed the wrapper and handed him his cupcake:

Hmm. What is this stuff?

Feels interesting. Tastes good.

Ok, so now that Mom has cut it into pieces I have LOTS of cake!

This stuff is pretty good!

After finishing off his cupcake, he looked at the tree and noticed there were still cupcakes on it. We all had a good laugh as he stretched his hand out trying to grab it and began making noises – basically his way of saying, “I want another piece!”

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  • Kerrie Gurney July 17, 2010 at 9:16 pm

    i love all of your photos and your story takes me back to my children's first birthdays - Happy 1st Birthday to Dylan
  • jillconyers July 18, 2010 at 5:36 am
    Happy birthday Dylan. I remember Alec and Alyssa's first b-day like it was yesterday :)
  • Pat July 18, 2010 at 7:54 am
    I can't believe Dylan is a year old!!! Oh happy birthday you precious boy!!!!
    Sarah he is sooo cute!
  • Pixie July 18, 2010 at 10:49 am
    What a handsome and adorable lil man! Happy Birthday!
  • Diana July 18, 2010 at 6:01 pm
    HAPPY BIRTHDAY DILAN!!! Looks like you loved that cup cake. Sarah time flies, he is so cute. I love all the pictures.
  • Bonnie July 18, 2010 at 7:10 pm
    Oh, Sarah. It's hard to believe he's a year old already. Great photos. Wish that sweet boy Happy Birthday from me.
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