Gabriel’s first birthday party was a success. In the end, everything went relatively smoothly.
The cakes turned out how I had planned, for the most part:
Gabriel, though essentially indifferent to his personalized balloon cakes at first, enjoyed his first foray into cake consumption:
Gabriel had his own little “floating armada” of balloons:
Gabriel received many gifts, most were toys, which he enjoys playing with:
And, most importantly, many family members were able to celebrate Gabriel’s first birthday with us: