And suddenly, before you know it...

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Your Babe is Turning One...

That First Birthday Milestone is, let's face it, a pretty big deal. Not only is it a birthday, but it means you all made it in one piece, through the blur of babyhood. They've grown and learned and changed and before you know it, have become this little human being full of sass and spunk and humour and all of that just simply must be frozen in time...


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Smash n Splash

Ah the rite of passage that is the Cake Smash. Let me tell you that as fun as these are, they rarely go to plan. I've had babies absolutely and steadfastly refuse to go anywhere near their big, aqua, rosette buttercream cake (yes, that would be my own baby) and then I've had a bub that gave his cake a great big cuddle and absolutely went to town on it. I've had babies be 100% more interested in eating leaves off the ground (yep, my own baby again) and I've had babies barely let me turn the camera on before they've completely demolished it. No matter what though- it's an absolute riot, and the images, whether they be laughing or crying or plain scrambling away, will illicit memories whenever you look at them of this amazing and unforgettable milestone in your child's life. 

To compliment these sessions, and because no one likes to take home a really sticky, messy, and generally blue covered kid, I offer a bath session after the Cake Smash (weather permitting of course). And I've not had a baby yet that didn't enjoy their nakey time in the great outdoors.

What if I don't want a Cake Smash?

Well seeing as it's your child, I guess you get a say, right? Jokes! In all seriousness, I love doing different- if you've looked around my website, you'll see that I really, really, really love to try new things, and tell the story as you want it told. My past First Birthday Sessions have included a milk bath, a vintage theme, teepee picnic, wildflowers and hot air balloon theme amongst many others- some with a smash, and some without. Other parents have chosen to have a Family Session at this time, to properly update the family album. 

It's all up to you. Let's chat about your ideas to mark this amazing milestone in your child's life.