After the utter chaos of Nicky’s last birthday party, we made the brilliant decision to outsource Kate’s first birthday party (and all future birthday parties from here on out). While I felt a bit silly booking Gymboree for my one year old, I’m so glad we did (pictures here). The kids got to run around like crazies and all I had to do was show up – they prepped, cleaned and provided all the party entertainment. Perfect! Kate loved seeing all of her little friends and being the center of attention.