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On Saturday, Flora June Blair turned one year old. She celebrated with balloons, her very own lemon tartlette and a new dress.

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One of June’s presents was a set of wooden stacking rings that we bought in Amsterdam from Hema. Every one of my babies has had a set of wooden stacking rings. They’re good toys and as a bonus, they make good photo props. : )

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A typical birthday celebration for us would include a home-baked cake, but here in France, it seems like a shame not to take advantage of the bakeries. June’s lemon tartlette is from our favorite bakery in the center of town.

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As you can imagine, tartlette ended up everywhere. Hair, toes and clothes. She loved it!

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What a year it’s been! June has been the happiest baby and I can’t imagine our family without this little person. I just reread her birth story and of course, I was teary as can be.

Happy Birthday Sweet June!

P.S. — Here are photos of June as a newbornJune at 6 months, and a post about her homecoming.

Update: At your request, here are instructions on how to make your own balloon banner.