Friday, April 19, 2013

I'm Still Here (and a lot has happened!)

Since my last post, we have moved to another state, are staying with my parents, my husband landed a great job, we are in the process of buying a house and most exciting of all, baby O turned one! Phew. Now I need a nap. Despite the tiredness we're all experiencing, we are happy and well and grateful for all the good things that have happened in the last three weeks. 
Here's a peek at the little one's party we had last weekend. There was family, cupcakes and lots of lovely presents. Despite the lack of captured smiles from the kiddo, he had a splendid time and a good long nap once the festivities wound down:

I gave a new healthy recipe a try for Ollie's cupcakes: Gluten and grain free almond, lemon and blueberry. Pictured on the round box with the lavender colored frosting, they were moist, flavorful and a big hit all around, thankfully. I've never baked with blanched almond flour before, but let me tell ya - it makes a mean baked good and I'm going to start keeping it on hand. Here's the link for the cupcakes if you'd like to give it a go. 



No party's complete at our house without a handmade garland of some kind... 

The birthday boy and his proud parents

Both grandma's stand by while the babe enjoys his birthday treats

Giving the turtle toy a test drive

Horsing around with the cousins. 

More updates to come! 





3 comments:

  1. how lovely - I can't believe your little fella is one already!! My little one turned 9 yesterday - do I need to say it feels like yesterday??
    Gorgeous photos - you look SO pretty lady!
    Glad all is well with you guys
    fee x

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  2. oh what a great post! That party you put on was adorable! I cannot believe little Mr. O is one already! time flies! love the photo of the nephews too!

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  3. wow wow wow, so much has happened!
    and so many big life things, too. wow. are you guys hanging in there alright?

    these cupcakes look and sound so perfect. I want to make some gf treats for mother's day and so THANK YOU for the links!

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