This weekend my parents threw my ‘Bun in the Oven’ themed baby shower, and it was absolutely everything I dreamt of and more. I’ve planned a lot of parties in my day, and there are few things more rewarding than seeing my vision come to life. It was executed exactly how I imagined, giving me such a wonderful feeling of accomplishment when all that hard work has paid off!
55 of my favorite ladies gathered to celebrate the upcoming arrival of our future little girl. It was a day filled with so much love, laughter and of course, delicious food! It felt amazing to be surrounded by so many wonderful people, and I said to all of them, my daughter is lucky to be born into a world where each of them exist.
We started the theme from the very beginning with double-sided invitations. The front showed a chic momma-to-be in the kitchen, with a little ‘bun in the oven’ rhyme, while the back gave the information for the event.
We rented out the gorgeous 55 Degrees Wine Bar and Restaurant in Fairfield, CT; a three-story establishment with vaulted ceilings, bright windows and modern accents. My lavender and white theme was shown throughout, with a few little pops of pink.
Guests were greeted by one of my favorite personal touches, a hot chocolate station with fresh whipped cream, pink non-perils, pink heart sprinkles, and pink mini marshmallows (in a pregnant belly mug!) It was the perfect way to welcome guests in from the cold, especially those who traveled many hours from all over to celebrate with me!
The bar was lined with collages of mine and Hubby’s baby photos, as well as quotes I found about motherhood and new babies. While guests were mingling and sipping hot cocoa, Continue reading