Ok, admittedly I am way behind on my posts. Yes, my son did turn 2, but that was back in July - eek! Regardless, no less important and certainly not to be skipped over. For his first birthday we had this rather large party that I know would cause some to shake their heads as he certainly had no idea what was going on. It was a blast, but I did swear that it was a one-time event. The 1st is special, the 2nd...not so much. I declared I would have dinner with his grandparents for his 2nd and that's it. Sure Renee...sure. Ok, the deal is, I love my family, and I can't resist having any sort of gathering with them. So, what was one large party on his 1st, burst into three smaller parties for his 2nd! One with his friends (he's two - friends? yes, friends - I swear he has them), one with my side of the family, and one with my hubbies' side. Sheesh. This boy is lucky he's so cute. Due to the party count, I went simple with the cakes. In fact, I didn't even take pictures of the cupcakes for his first party, as the buttercream icing was simply white with no adornments. He loved them all though, and that is what matters the most!