Random fact: I'm not a fan of pumpkin pie. Neither is Ina apparently because in the Oct. edition of House Beautiful, she admits to coming up with alternative recipes for the Thanksgiving Day staple. This year it's pumpkin cupcakes. Shoot, when I read that I knew I had to try it. So that's what we made for B's birthday. You can find the recipe here.
Ryder's all decked out in his apron ready to help. Future pastry chef here, people.
The icing Ina made was some sort of maple cream cheese but I wasn't sure about the maple part. I just stuck to good ol' regular cream cheese icing. You really can't go wrong with that--it was the best part.
B's just not sure about this whole candle thing.
Stare into the light, child.
Go to town, little man! I think he was a fan of the cupcakes.
There's B's first birthday "party." Happy birthday, Brycee Miles or as Ry would call you, Brycee Piles. We love you so much!