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Happy Birthday Mataya!

Our sweet Mataya turned 1 on Saturday! Unfortunately she wasn't feeling the greatest this weekend, so birthday celebrations were less than enjoyable. But, we still had a nice time. 

One moment of smiles for her birthday.
 Mataya was spoiled by all of her family. She is now has a great summer wardrobe and new toys to play with as well. Joash has enjoyed most of these toys more than Mataya so far, so we will have to keep working on sharing.

And since Mataya was not feeling all that great, the cake time was not very exciting at all.  She poked it and looked at it and licked a bit of frosting off of her fingers. But, she was not really impressed.



I made her a butterfly cake. It turned out pretty well, but I had some issues frosting it. The frosting wouldn't stick where I put it, so it became full of crumbs. And my icing colors had really gelled up or something, so they didn't give off as much colour as I wanted. But overall, I think it turned out pretty cute. 
Joash insisted that we put sprinkles on Mataya's cake. So, he helped with those.

It was a nice birthday, but hopefully the next one will be even better.

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