Having two kids home all day with me, makes it a tad challenging to do a ton of prep work for such extravagant parties, so I picked a few of my favorites and went to town. I knew I wanted to make the Martha Stewart Pom Pom ball things- made out of tissue paper. I loved how they turned out! They were a bit time consuming and man is tissue paper fra-gee-lay but didn't matter. I knew the tree that I wanted them to hang with some fishing line, a ladder, and my daddy- balls were flying!
There they are! Green and blue balls!
My parents have a fantastic backyard so we decided to have the shower outside. Tables were set up with various centerpieces and we had the drinks out on the BBQ. This shower was also the big name reveal so we had signs everywhere with little Griffin's name on it.
The party scene.
The drink station... the straws all have mustaches on them:)
Inside, we had the grub. My mom makes a mean pasta salad and chicken salad. We also had a build your own pizza cookie bar (thank you Pinterest) which was fun. I didn't make a cake for the shower, instead I made a billion cupcakes with fun little cupcake toppers on them .
In addition, I made this little diaper motorcycle. Super easy to make thanks to Pinterest.
This was Delaney's first shower. The whole way there we discussed the fact that Baby Griffin will not be making his appearance at the shower, that he is 'still cookin'. And when she asked me how many showers Nana's house had, I realized she had no idea what going on.... love the innocence of that little girl. She was all over the place- playing, watching a show with Granddaddy, and helping her Aunt D open presents.
Our cousin, Julie, and my lil sis
There's baby Griffin
Some party people
Hard at work at the "How well do you know children's literature" game.
We played some games, ate some yummy food and oooooed and awwwwed over all the baby stuff. My uterus may or may not have been pinging with envy. I know, I know- we are done, but still. *sigh*
Joe got Danielle a baby Tebow jersey for the little man....Delaney is playing with baby toys.
Everyone left with a chocolate mustache and I hope that each and everyone of them, held it up to their face before they ate it.... and looked at themselves in the mirror, with maybe an eyebrow raised, if you can do that sort of thing.
Brody and Eric came at the end of the shower:)
All in all, it was a success.
Now we wait for little Griffin to make his debut into this crazy, loud, loving, wonderful family:)
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