Maggie’s Baby Shower

Six of us girls hosted a baby shower for our friend Maggie recently.  As I mentioned, this was the first baby shower most of us had attended or hosted before, so we were figuring things out while planning it.

Food + Drink

We ended up doing a children’s book theme with the food and drink, so every dish was linked back to a children’s book, like “Green Eggs & Ham” >> ham sandwiches.

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“Where the Wild Things Are” went with the mimosa bar which was a funny one.
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Callee made my favorite snack of the party – hummus or ranch cups with carrot sticks, celery and bell pepper slices sticking out the top.  They went with the Peter Rabbit book.

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Decor

Since baby Riggs is a boy, we went with blue, white & gray decor.  I attempted to channel my best inner Maggie and made a chalkboard to welcome guests at the door.

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Erin & Callee hung paper lanterns and pom poms from the ceiling over the food table.
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My onesie garland hung from the fireplace, by all the gifts.
baby shower 03We had cake pops as favors for guests, and asked everyone to sign another children’s book as a group gift to Riggs.baby shower 08

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The food was great, decor was cute and I’d say it was a huge success for our first baby shower!  Congratulations, Maggie — we can’t wait to meet baby Riggs!baby shower 04

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