Vale 'visits' TODAY on her 1st birthday — check out her homemade cake!

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What a way to celebrate your first birthday — a live appearance on the TODAY show, plus a cake from mom!

Vale Guthrie Feldman got both on Thursday, appearing remotely via iPad while bouncing up and down on dad Mike's lap. She didn't say much, but we could tell she was having a jolly time.

Mike admitted he couldn't believe it had been a year. "Time flies," he noted.

MORE: 7 times Vale made us smile this year

But mom Savannah wanted him to make one more important reference — to the "beautiful" cake she had made in honor of her daughter's birthday.

Michael Feldman (with Savannah Guthrie in inset), Vale and the beautiful birthday cake.TODAY

The key word being "beautiful." And homemade ... with love.

Happy birthday, little girl! Thanks for joining us!

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