#GayDadWednesday: Emiliano and Robert Celebrate Their Daughter Victoria's Birthday

Emiliano and Robert met through mutual friends and are the proud gay dads of their adopted daughter Victoria. These two dads have been together for six years; they were married on June 2, 2015. Robert says that he and Emiliano chose adoption as their path to fatherhood as they realized how many children are in need of adoptive families. Robert is an interior designer in San Diego whose skills are evident in this particular #GayDadWednesday: We follow this family as they celebrate Victoria’s first birthday with a magnificent party!


8:00 a.m.

The crew is here to help set up for Victoria’s Marie Antoinette-themed birthday.

10:30 a.m.

Preparation and decoration is beginning at the candy table; lavish feature pieces begin to take shape.

3:30 p.m.

Time for Robert and Emiliano to get Victoria into her costume!

Robert helps Victoria with her gown.

5:00 p.m.

This family is ready to party like it’s 1779! From left to right: Emiliano, Victoria as Marie Antoinette and Robert.

Happy 1st Birthday Victoria!

6:00 p.m.

This magnificent spread is fit for a queen. Let’s eat cake!

Robert (left) and his brother share the spotlight with Victoria.

Gorgeous glassware but no sippy cups at this party!

7:00 p.m.

Robert and Emiliano are thankful to all their friends who came to celebrate Victoria’s first birthday party.

7:30 p.m.

Emiliano, Robert and Victoria had an incredible time with everyone!

Happy first birthday, Victoria!

Photos: Rachel Smith Photogaphy

Design: R H Interiors

Food: Cake by Jose BarajasRoni Sugar CreationsHeaven Sent Desserts.

Flowers: Trendee Flowers

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