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Dec

20

2017

Winter Woodland Themed Baby Shower

I can’t believe in just 2 short months, our baby boy will be arriving!

Although the nursery is far from done, it’s clear to see that Baby Jackson Danny is already loved and spoiled by so many.  Starting with a Winter Woodland themed baby shower my sister threw me earlier this month, complete with a chili bar, hot cocoa bar, and a ridiculously delicious dessert bar.  Family and friends gathered and showered me and Jackson with so much love, gifts and diapers!  🙂

Here are a few pics from the beautiful event…

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29 Weeks Blessed

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I highly recommend having a diaper raffle!  We got so many diapers ranging in size from newborn to stage 4.  It’s one less expense for us to worry about as new parents.

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Tables were decorated with tree trimmings, baby’s breath and little woodland creatures.

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Doooooooonuuuuuts!!!

My favorite, hands down, were the Blueberry Glaze and the Peanut Butter & Jelly donuts.  Yum!

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All desserts, including the amazing vanilla cake with berries, was homemade by my sister.  And yes, the cake tasted exactly the way it looks!  Amazingly delicious!

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The lucky winner got to take home a prize as well as the jar of 314 gummy bears.

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I love the idea of a creative activity to entertain guests with.  It’s a nice change to the over played baby shower games.  After the blocks were decorated, we put them all in a bag and I randomly drew a block for a winning prize.

Decorate a Block

Please lend your creativity to decorate a block for Jackson Danny.
So while he is playing he will know he is loved by many.
Feel free to use a stencil or draw freely.
Just don’t forget to sign your name on the block.

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What party isn’t complete without a party favor?

These all natural Rosemary Lavender soaps were the perfect size to package up and gift to all the guests.

From Irena’s Shower to Yours!  Thank you

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We are beyond blessed and grateful to have the support system that is our family & friends.

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Dec

08

2015

jane austen inspired bridal shower tea party

Here are some pics from a recent Jane Austen inspired bridal shower tea party my sister hosted for our cousin.  I helped create the invitations, party favors, and the decor used throughout the party.

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A custom silhouette of the bride-to-be was used on the invite as well as the party favors, which were lavender scented sachets.

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Small tea cup floral arrangments, Jane Austen books and quotes were used as decoration throughout the house.

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Feb

04

2013

oh so tweet baby shower, cont’d.

we had my cousin’s oh so tweet baby shower this past weekend.  here are some pics of the additional pieces that went with the whole theme of the party.

signs, raffle entry forms, game sheets, favor labels, plate liners and buffet tags.

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the “sweet tweets” dessert table spread… yum!

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almost everything on the table was homemade by me, my cousin, joan and sister, ilona.

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and of course, a baby shower wouldn’t be complete without a few simplewear onesies.

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*above image courtesy of my cousin joan

here’s a close up of a couple of the custom onesies i made specifically for my cousin.

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mommy & daddy’s tweetheart

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i ♥ oom leo (i ♥ uncle leo)

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Dec

25

2012

handmade with love by: me

when i was growing up, sugar cookies was something my mom and i made every holiday season. i didn’t realize how much work it was until i decided to make some of my own this year. even though i had to run to the grocery store at 11 pm because i ran out of flour, i’m fortunate enough that my mom’s baking skills trickled down onto me. after finally getting the dough to a consistency that was manageable, the cookies turned out quite delicious and pretty darn cute! with cello bags and circle labels i already had, i packaged each one individually to give as gifts to my little (and a few big) cousins at our family holiday party.  sometimes the smallest gift can contain the most love.  and these cookies were definitely made with lots of love!

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wherever you are, whomever you’re with, whatever you’re doing…

i hope it’s as SWEET as can be!

M E R R Y  C H R I S T M A S

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