Thomas Turns One

Sometimes life gets in the way of things, like blogging. This has kind of been the case lately, but what can you do? Anyone who stays at home with their baby knows that this doesn’t leave much time for anything else, particularly when baby turns into a very active toddler. That’s right, friends. Our little Valentine turned one on Friday (February 14th). It’s hard to believe that a year has passed since Thomas made his way into our lives, but as they say, “The days may seem long, yet the years are short.” I’m hoping to collect a few thoughts and insights over the next few days for a mother-related post in the near future, but in the meantime, I just wanted to document a few photos from our weekend birthday festivities. We had the 1st birthday celebrations with all of our amazing friends here in Brisbane who have made the past year so special for us. Despite the humid 36˚C day, everything turned out perfectly for Thomas’s big #1!

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16 Thoughts on “Thomas Turns One

  1. Beautiful pictures of a beautiful family, Kelly! Time truly does fly by, I can only imagine even more so with a little one. Looks like you threw a wonderful party, Thomas looks so happy! And the details look amazing! Looking forward to hearing more about it! Xo

  2. Happy birthday to your little man! What a party you hosted, mama! I loveeee the theming and everything looks so perfect!

    • Kelly @ Femme Fitale on February 19, 2014 at 8:03 pm said:

      Thanks, Kristy! It went over really well! We were supposed to have it in a park, but changed to our home at the last minute. Glad we did because it ended up being SO hot out!!!

  3. This is an amazing post and the time away from the blog is even more amazing- you are LIVING and embracing all the good- looks like the little man had a good one- big props to you guys to making it special (and with koala cupcakes to boot :p)

    • Kelly @ Femme Fitale on February 19, 2014 at 8:05 pm said:

      Need to throw a little Aussie in the mix!!! Koalas galore!
      Yep, sometimes a little time out is necessary (and not even negotiable). I know you can relate :)

  4. Awww, so adorable! The pictures are absolutely beautiful and I love the party details. It’s amazing how quickly time goes by!

  5. Looks like an amazing birthday! Love the photo of Thomas eating his cupcake, he’s definitely enjoying it. The decorations are so sweet! Glad you guys had a great birthday . It really should be a celebration for the parents; congrats, you survived the first year :)

    • Kelly @ Femme Fitale on February 20, 2014 at 10:25 pm said:

      Haha, I definitely agree that the 1st birthday party is a celebration for Mum & Dad!!! We survived! 😉
      You’ll be blowing one one candle before you know it!! xo

  6. Oh my – cute overload!! I love that last pic. Where did you find that awesome ship toy???

  7. His party looked so cute! Our boys are exactly two weeks apart. My son, Brice, turned 1 on Feb 1st. We had a race car party but I also viewed it more as a ‘yay we survived one year!’ party. :)

    • Kelly @ Femme Fitale on March 1, 2014 at 9:59 pm said:

      Aww, happy birthday to your little love!
      Totally agree: the 1st birthday is a monumental one. All of our friends kept saying, “Congrats!!! You made it!” hah :)

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