Babies, Onesies, and Diaper Cakes


Yesterday I hosted my first ever baby shower.  I wanted desperately to make it a truly wonderful occasion for the mom-to-be.  She is one of the most thoughtful, caring, and spectacular friends a girl could ever have.  She has put together countless showers, including my own bridal shower, and always does so with such grace and poise. 

Though I may lack her same grace and poise, I think all in all it turned out rather nice.

There was a diaper cake that I can NOT take credit for.  My friend Gen (who is incredibly talented and artistic) put this masterpiece together.

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There was food galore  (This was taken half way through stuffing our bellies full.  Note the homemade hummus in the center! 🙂 ),

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Games,

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How many TP squares around do you think mamma is???  Hint: not very many! 

and plenty of presents for mamma and her soon to be bundle of joy!

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Putting together a shower is a lot of work and takes a lot of time.  Thank goodness Mama Bush and Beth were there to help me!  This experience was amazingly rewarding, and I would do it again in a heartbeat!

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I hope you all had a wonderful Easter weekend, and that you found time to enjoy the beautiful weather with your family and loved ones. 🙂

Larry, the dogs, and I spent the entire day together, and it was wonderful! More on that tomorrow after my first ever 9 mile run!!!  This seems to be the week of first evers, huh?  🙂

~Jen

magnolia Remember, Be Happy, Be Healthy, Be You!!!

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4 responses to “Babies, Onesies, and Diaper Cakes

  1. Sarah

    It was an awesome shower! You did a fantastic job Jen. It meant so much to me to have so many people there to celebrate. Sometimes this baby thing freaks me out but then I remember I have friends like you with me and I know everything is going to be okay. Thanks for everything. You’re an amazing friend.

  2. Congratulations on your first baby shower – from Nappy Cakes Gifts

    wish you all the best.

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