Tuesday, May 7, 2013

A Shower For Sarah

My mom and sisters and I have a traditional “Aunts Shower” for all of our nieces whenever they are getting married or having a baby.  Last Sunday I hosted the baby shower at my home for our niece, Sarah.

I went with a bird theme.  Here is the invite that I designed…

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My sisters brought all of the food, and my mom brought lots of great game and door prizes.  Here are my wonderful helpers…sisters Polly, Lori, and Mary, and my mother, Audrey…

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I had lots of fun with the decorations…

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I made these paper birdies for each guest to write a little note to Sarah. 

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Then they hung them on the tree.  After opening her gifts, Sarah read each one to us, then took them home for a keepsake.  My daughter, Mary made the cute crocheted fat birdie (she sells them in her Etsy Shop).

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This is Sarah with the cake that was custom-made using the design from the invite…

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One of the games that we play at all of the baby showers is “The Baby Drop” game.  You simply drop little plastic babies into a jar.  The winner is the one who gets the most in.  It’s a silly game that we’ve played for many years, and continues to bring lots of laughter!

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We also played the game of tasting and identifying different baby foods.  After tasting some of them, we wonder how we can feed them to our babies!

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Sarah received so many wonderful gifts!

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Sarah and her mother (Grandma to be), Lori…

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(Future) Great Grandma Bonnie, and Grandma Shelley…

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It was such a fun day!  Wishing Sarah, Scott, and their little baby girl (who is coming in June) much love and many blessings!

“For you created my inmost being; you knit me together in my mother's womb.”  Psalm 139:13

Until next time…
Jane  <><

8 comments:

  1. Thanks for sharing. Love, Gregg

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  2. Everything turned out great! Sarah looks beautiful :)

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  3. Thank you so much for hosting and posting Jane. It was a great day. Good Bless Sarah, Scott and Baby Girl Zins!

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  4. Looks like a lovely time! What neat games to play!

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  5. Thanks to all the aunts, moms, grandmoms, cousins for doing this for Sarah and I! We really appreciate it and love you all. -Scott

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  6. You are so welcome Scott. We are so excited to meet the new addition to the Zins family...only about a month away!!!

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  7. Your house was made for a baby shower-Very nice!!-Cathy

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