• Children,  Special Occasions

    My Baby’s First Fiesta (and Cake Smash)

    I created a one year and cake smash set based on the theme for baby’s one year birthday party: Baby’s First Fiesta. The cake is a mini 2-tier, and is a small version of the cake for his actual birthday party. My intention was to have a session outside at Corriganville Park in Simi Valley because it has a nice desert look to it, but in the end, it was much more comfortable to do the cake smash in-home. Baby was so comfortable that he was singing during his session. Shout out to Golden Mittens Bakery for the amazing cactus/succulent cake and Enchanted Rose Creations for the custom banner! Session:…

  • Advice

    21 Fun Baby’s 1st Birthday Party Ideas from Local Experts | Santa Barbara, Ventura County & Westlake Villager

    Yes Mama, you did it! Soon you will add another notch on your “Mom belt” as baby’s first year comes to a happy close. You’ve survived. You’ve conquered. Bring it on two’s, we’re ready!  Before we move on, we first must celebrate the milestone! And to help you celebrate baby’s (and Mom’s) first year, I’ve asked local children and party experts for tips and tricks to make your baby’s party fabulous and stress free. A little bit of direction to help with planning for the party will give you the cute party you want for this special occasion, filled with fun and unique birthday decorations and activities. Every tip you could want…