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Amaretto Fruit Dip, which I served with an assortment of fruit. When guests left, I sent them on their way with decorated sugar cookies (baby rattles!).
baby blue punch, always a shower favorite. Drinks were served in my Irish coffee glasses, with blue polka dotted straws purchased from Etsy.
Amazon) and some potatoes and fabric paint. Potatoes? Yup! We took Martha Stewart's brilliant potato art idea, which ended up being super cute. I have very creative friends and thanks to them, Baby V will be stylin' while eating!
Hopefully this post gives you some ideas on how to throw a fun and cute baby shower, even if you think you lack the skills!! Get excited for those cookie recipes...you don't want to miss them!
Happy Mother's Day to my truly amazing mom, whom I so sincerely wish I were with today! I love you so very much and there is very little (this shower included) that I could do without your support and encouragement! And Happy Mother's Day to all of the other wonderful mothers in my life...from my mother-in-law to my grandmas to my friends who are mothers!
One Year Ago: Double White Chocolate and Pretzel Peanut Butter Cookies with Sea Salt
Two Years Ago: Peach Pie