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Whew! I must say these past few weeks have been quite crazy! With Christmas, New Years and Austin’s 1st birthday parties all around the same time, the holidays will forever be a busy time for us. I’m a bit relieved that it’s all over now, and glad I can relive the moments through photos. :) Austin first celebration for his 1st birthday was actually a joint celebration with three other babies. Not just any babies, but they happen to be cousin’s babies, one who was born 2 days before Austin and twins that were born 1 day after Austin. I’m so excited that Austin has these cousins so close in age with him that he can grow up with. And it’s kind of fun to compare milestones, although everyone must know that all babies develop differently, as in girls usually develop a little quicker than boys haha. Well, I’ll let the photos do the talking~~

Here’s a look at our dessert table.  I LOVE setting these up for parties now, so fun!  Our party theme was red and aqua!

The four birthday babies… in order of oldest to youngest.

A closer look at all the treats, cake, jello, macarons, cookies, chocolate covered strawberries, Jones soda, cranberry soda, oh yum!

My favorite niece and nephew. :)

My family. <3

Birthday babies with their Mama and Papa.

My baby boy love.

Me and my SIL, we worked hard together to get the decor just perfect!

Happy 1st Birthday little ones!!  :)

These photos were taken by the wonderful and talented Anna Delores Photography!  If you are in the Los Angeles/Ventura County area and want to have your wedding/portraits/event photographed, she is amazing I tell ya!  Not just amazing photographs, but amazing to work with and so great with kids!  :)

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34 Comments ( Reply )

  1. meghan
    Jan 06, 2013 @ 4:34 pm

    This is adorable! You did a fantastic job. How cute!!

  2. Ilene @ Much Love, illy
    Jan 06, 2013 @ 4:47 pm

    love all the details of this party – and austin’s tie is too cute! also amazing job to emily – stunning photography! :)

  3. Jupe
    Jan 06, 2013 @ 5:46 pm

    I just love the sweet color theme you picked for the decor and treats…it’s really chic and perfect for their age. Looks like a fun party and a lovely family :)

    <3 Cambria

  4. Jennifer
    Jan 06, 2013 @ 6:14 pm

    Wow the set up is gorgeous!

    xo Jennifer


  5. Diana
    Jan 06, 2013 @ 6:21 pm

    Aww, this is so adorable!! You did an amazing job, Sandy, WOW!! Has it already been a year? Wishing you and your family all the best for 2013.

    Diana :)

  6. thehautecookie
    Jan 06, 2013 @ 6:45 pm

    omg what am amazingly cute but also gorgeous birthdaY! I can see so much love in the photos!!!! everyone looks beautiful and happy birthday austin!!! xO!

  7. steph
    Jan 06, 2013 @ 7:39 pm

    So cute!! I love that each of the 1 year olds is represented by a bunny ;-)

  8. Sharon Lei
    Jan 06, 2013 @ 7:41 pm

    oh my gosh! what a great birthday party. wishing you a great year, Austin! <3 kisses from Maui.

    xx Love & Aloha

  9. Aime
    Jan 06, 2013 @ 9:39 pm

    Oh my goodness! Sandy, Austin is so big! And you are doing amazing, mama! You look fantastic! xoxo!

  10. Kelly
    Jan 06, 2013 @ 10:08 pm

    These photos are absolutely gorgeous!

    Sparkles and Shoes

  11. Melissa
    Jan 06, 2013 @ 11:20 pm

    I think you know how I feel about Asian babies ;)!! This was such an overload of cuteness!

  12. Mindy Harris
    Jan 07, 2013 @ 12:04 am

    happy birthday little austin! love these pics sandy, and that your outfit/necklace matches!

  13. Et tu, tutu?
    Jan 07, 2013 @ 12:21 am

    My, what stylish babies you all have!


  14. Annie
    Jan 07, 2013 @ 5:15 am

    That’s so awesome that Austin will have cousins to play with as he grows up :) Love the photos – the party decor looks amazing!

    The Other Side of Gray

  15. Ms. Megan
    Jan 07, 2013 @ 9:44 am

    What a beautiful party!! I love the colors and all the treats!

  16. Beth @ dot in the city
    Jan 07, 2013 @ 9:46 am

    so precious and fun to share it with others :) I love the colors and decor!!

  17. Still Blonde after all these YEARS
    Jan 07, 2013 @ 10:15 am

    What a great way to have a big party. Put all the birthdays together. Also, I loved how you set up the display in the kitchen with the backdrop. I would never have known or thought of that without your pictures.

  18. Always Maylee
    Jan 07, 2013 @ 10:48 am

    Oh my gosh, so many cute and adorable babies! LOVE the decor, you guys did an amazing job! And I love Austin’s polka dot bow tie, so cute!

    xo, Yi-chia
    Always Maylee

  19. lisacng @ expandng.com
    Jan 07, 2013 @ 11:01 am

    Love the teal and aqua and totally awesome that Austin has cousins SO CLOSE in age! Maybe you can do joint parties next year too!!! At least for the family. Very nice!!! Great photos as well. He’s so cute in his bowtie and blazer.

  20. Carol
    Jan 07, 2013 @ 11:34 am

    You take such gorgeous photos and the babies are adorable!


  21. Jenna Wood
    Jan 07, 2013 @ 12:14 pm

    I love the colors you used here; it looks like a wonderfully intimate family event!

  22. Evani
    Jan 07, 2013 @ 12:37 pm

    Such a beautifully styled party and I LOVE Emily’s photography. She is so amazing.

  23. Cindy
    Jan 07, 2013 @ 12:47 pm

    SO, so cute! What an adorable party and I love the color combo!

  24. Grace Hodgin
    Jan 07, 2013 @ 1:20 pm

    The color combinations are so attractive and the photos are gorgeous.

  25. Krysten
    Jan 07, 2013 @ 3:33 pm

    SO CUTE, I love the color combo!

  26. Susan
    Jan 07, 2013 @ 4:03 pm

    Awww, happy first birthday Austin!
    I love the color combo and the photos are just amazing. xo

  27. Felissa (Two Little Cavaliers)
    Jan 07, 2013 @ 5:31 pm

    What a fantastic first Birthday party! Love the colors and all of the fun foods! So sweet that all of the cousins got to celebrate their first birthday together. It will definitely be something you will all remember and tell your little ones about for many years to come.

  28. Carrie
    Jan 07, 2013 @ 5:59 pm

    Looks like a fabulous time and your baby’s are so Cute. Thanks for stopping by.


  29. Dawn
    Jan 07, 2013 @ 6:44 pm

    What great pics! It looks like everyone had a great time!


  30. Eunice
    Jan 07, 2013 @ 6:47 pm

    Sandy!!! I’m in love with you, your family, your style and all of your talented work! You are living the life that this little Taiwanese girl dreams about :) I’m so excited that I found your blog and can’t wait to see more projects and beautiful photos!

  31. mel
    Jan 07, 2013 @ 8:26 pm

    What a gorgeous party! Everything was done to perfection! I love it!

  32. TOI
    Jan 08, 2013 @ 8:06 am

    happy birthday baby. this is one cute party ever!

  33. Megan Lane
    Jan 09, 2013 @ 12:56 pm

    freaking adorable! you did a great job putting this together sandy! can’t believe he’s already one!

  34. skippee
    Jan 15, 2013 @ 6:49 pm

    Love all the photos! It was such a fun party! I totally want to print some of these so I can look at them and remember all the cuteness. Austin was such a good birthday boy~ I think he had a blast! So happy everything came together so perfectly even though it was so last minute, lol!

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