Once Upon A Time Baby Shower

EEK! This shower, y’all. I’m still on cloud 9 from how sweet and precious my baby shower thrown by my best friend Jessica was.

Maybe you’ve seen the shower that I threw for Jessica exactly four years ago {the same weekend and everything!} to celebrate Miss Kaylen but she really outdid herself with this “Once Upon A Time” storybook-themed baby shower.

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It was a storybook baby shower but honestly, more like a fairy tale .

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The welcome table was just adorable. There were two little games and a guest book by none other than Dr. Seuss.

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Guess How Much I Love You was with a game in which the guests had to guess how many “bookworms” were in the bottle.

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The first one said “The Guessing Game. Guess How Many Book Worms”. The second one says “Mommy’s Eyes, Daddy’s Nose, What Will She Look Like? Nobody Knows.” And the last one says “Oh The Places She Will Go! Jot Down a Quick Note Before You Go.”

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I’ve never seen the picture idea before but it was fun swapping my eyes and Cory’s nose to guess what Hot Pie will look like!

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And this result is just creepy.

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The dessert table was probably my favorite part and not just because of all the yummy desserts.

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The books included Angelina Ballerina and If You Give A Mouse A Cookie.

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How adorable is the fruit caterpillar?!?!

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The perfect centerpieces for my storybook baby shower.

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I’ve used this venue multiple times for different events, the last being our gender reveal, and every time, it works out just so perfectly. It’s so bright and open, it’s the perfect spot if any local people are looking for a place to host an event.

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And of course, Little Miss got absolutely spoiled with the cutest stuff.

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Apparently, I can’t handle all the cuteness!

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Thank you so much to Jessica, Marla, and Chanda for all you did to make my storybook baby shower come to life. It was so wonderful and I’m so thankful to have such sweet ladies in my life!

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Our moms and their babies with their babies!

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With all these showers and all the great gifts we’ve been blessed with, we’ve almost run out of places to put all of Hot Pie’s things! Whenever {if ever} we get everything put away and organized, this little chick is gonna be set! But for now, you can barely get into her nursery. I promise, the finished nursery photos are coming soon!

A Baby Shower For Our Little Hot Pie

Before I recap our shower a few weeks ago, I need to do a little housekeeping. Apparently, I haven’t been receiving all the comment emails from my posts and didn’t realize how many comments I had missed until yesterday. I try and respond to each comment by email and if you haven’t heard back, it’s probably because I never received an email and I never actually check the comments on my WordPress dashboard. I’m trying to get it sorted out and I do apologize!

Now….on to our very special baby shower for our little Hot Pie!

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Week 31 Bumpdate

It’s Fri-nally, y’all! The heat here in SC has been rough on this preggo and I’m probably a little too excited that Cory suggested we go float around in the lake after work today. If I could only explain the relief that cool water provides…it’s gold y’all. But to get us through this work day, here’s a little bumpdate update…just as I’m waving goodbye to 31 weeks.

Week 31 Bumpdate

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