363 Days

Although he doesn’t officially turn one until Monday, this Saturday we celebrated Little Man’s first birthday.  You know those parties you see on Pinterest where the supermom whips up an elaborately piped cake and intricate handmade decorations?  This was not one of those parties.  At our casa, a shindig is all about the hastily made sign, the tidy but not spotless house and the incredibly loud laugh of the Dreamboat and other loved ones.  After all, getting together with family and friends is supposed to be fun, right?

I spent most of the past week slowly puttering away in preparation for the arrival of our guests. Little Man’s great-aunt M came on Friday and we got started prepping the sugar-free birthday cake for the party.  [Check out the recipe at the end of the post!]

I was really excited about this recipe because Continue reading