Davis is ONE! | Smash cake with older brothers

The last time I saw these three boys was when little Davis was just 2 months old. They had one of my favorite sibling pictures to date in that session. (Check it out here.)

Now Davis is one year old and they came in to celebrate with cake. I was super excited when mom asked to have the older boys join their brother.

Madelynn is turning 1 | Minnie Themed Smash Cake

I haven’t seen Madelynn since she was 4 months old and I did a fall family session with her family. It was fun that she came into the Sun Prairie studio for her first birthday milestone. Her mom went all out with the great decorations for her Minnie Mouse theme. So cute! This girl was not a fan of getting messy and preferred to eat the cake with a spoon!

Ethan is one year old | First birthday milestone session

It feels like just yesterday that Amy and Mark brought Ethan into the studio for his newborn session. We just celebrated his first birthday milestone session in the studio with a cake. He was all smiles until we brought out that cake. He was less than impressed with the cake but we still managed to get some super cute pictures of him.

Happy RMP Baby Program Graduation! It’s been wonderful to go along with you over the last year including maternity, newborn, 4 months, 8 months and now the first birthday milestone.

Landon is 1 Year Old | Smash Cake in Studio

Landon came into the studio for his 1 year milestone session. We did a few individual portraits before letting him dive into his cake. He wasn’t sure what to do with it until we gave him a spoon! 🙂 We ended the session getting cleaned up in the bubble bath.

Happy Birthday Landon!

Cole is ONE! Celebrate with a smash cake and end with a SPLASH!

Cole joined me in the studio for his 1 year old milestone session with a smash cake. His mom went all out with decorations and ended up dropping them off ahead of time so I had plenty of time to setup before they arrived. This worked out well since Cole is on the GO! He’s fast and would have quickly lost interest if I made him wait to set up the background. His favorite part was the SPLASH at the end.

Brynnley’s Pearls, Pink, and Polka Dot Smash Cake Session

Brynnley’s mom wanted both outdoor fall family pictures and a smash cake session for Brynnley so we ended up meeting up twice within 10 days. Even though they had to drive up to Sun Prairie from Edgerton each time, it was worth it. Both sessions went perfectly and it didn’t push this 1 year old too far for either session. I think if we tried to do both in one day that it would have been too much for her and the smash cake wouldn’t have gone nearly as perfect as it did.

I loved her pearls and polka dots. She matched her cake perfectly and was a pro with it. I always start the smash cake session with parents on the side and tell them that they are on deck for when the baby pushes the cake away but Brynnley did the exact opposite and pulled it towards herself. She was a pro! She loved her cake but loved the “splash” part of the session even more when she got a bubble bath to clean up at the end.

Willa is One! Fall Themed Smash Cake Session

We started Willa’s 1 year old milestone session with some pictures with big sister and mom. Then we got to the good part….the fall themed smash cake! At first she wasn’t sure what to do with the cake and wasn’t too interested but once she got a taste, she dove in and ate it up! I loved that mom brought in a plain white cake and we decorated it with real flowers. The pop of fall colors was beautiful and it wasn’t until the very end that Willa realized they could come off the cake and started to share them with me and her mama.