The second party I hosted in August was a bridal shower for our friend Lauren.  Seven of us friends (and bridesmaids) came up with a few fun themes, but ultimately opted for a floral bridal luncheon overlooking the water. Floral as in we thought a fun activity would be to make flower crowns while drinking champagne! Who wouldn’t enjoy that?

Food + Drink

The party was during brunch, so we opted for more of a breakfast finger food menu with ham biscuits, quiches, pimento cheese / chicken salad sandwiches, fruit, and mini tomato pies.

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We also had a mimosa bar & fruit infused water for drink options.

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The invitations were bright and colorful so we continued that into our decor! We also hung silver balloons by the mantle that spelled out their wedding date to act as a backdrop when Lauren opened presents.

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I offered to make a welcome chalkboard again after getting some practice for Maggie’s party.  Let me tell you, the chalkboard pen you use makes a HUGE difference.  These were more like markers and much easier to control and use unlike the crayon like ones I used before.

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We hosted the party at a family house on the river, which was such a beautiful setting!  I’m always amazed at what our group of friends can put together – a solid group of hostesses!

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All in all it was a great party and huge success!  Now the countdown to the bachelorette weekend in Nashville continues, and the wedding in October!!


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