Happy Birthday “Tutu” you!

So Mini-M turned 1 yesterday - the past year has gone past at breakneck speed, yet been one of the longest ever too.

Both Mr E and I were busy in the run up to her birthday creating some homemade presents. I think we both figured that she didn't really need anything, but wanted to do something special to mark the occasion.

He illustrated her an original board book - which I have a sneaking suspicion may appear here in a future post, based on the number of pictures taken of it.

I made her a tie-on voile "tutu" since she likes playing with little bits of things - paper, material, you name it! I also shocked myself with my own organisation, and started sewing some felt food back in early June, and finished it a whole week in advance. Unheard of - I'm normally an epic night before into the small hours of the morning finisher!

Anyway, without further waffle, here are some photos of her presents...

Working the babygrow and tutu look

Scientific tutu & crawling experimentation

Cake time :o) Chocolate swiss roll, Battenburg, Blueberry muffin, Cinnamon danish, Empire biscuit, Lemon macaroon

Cinnamon danish

Empire biscuit

Blueberry muffin

Lemon macaroon