This baby shower was very special. The mom to be lives in Houston, TX but came back home to Indianapolis, IN so that her family can celebrate the upcoming birth of Baby Girl "Riley." The family hasn't had a baby girl since the mom to be was born over 20 years ago! So needless to say this was truly a shower of love, hence the theme "Your are my Sunshine."
What People Ate
The menu consisted of Garden Salad, Bread sticks, Lasagna, Seafood Alfredo, Pasta Salad, and Fruit Salad.
What People Drank
Lemonade, Fruit Punch, and Water.
Cake - Marble and White with Butter Cream Icing Cupcakes - Lemon and Confetti with Butter Cream Icing Cookies - Shortbread Chocolate Covered - Strawberries, Pretzels, and Rice Krispie Treats (not pictured)
Each guest was given a tealight candle in an organza bag that had a cute little elephant with the saying: Burn this candle on the day Little Miss Riley makes her way She might come fast, she might come slow Please pray for a healthy baby by the flame as it glows.
Activities / Games
Guest were given a small packed of games, 5 games in total and had a choices between 3 activity stations. Game 1: Guest had to guess how many Lemon Heads were in a baby bottle. Game 2: Guess who - Guest were given a series of questions and had to guess if it pertained to the mom or dad to be. Game 3: Find the guest - Guest were given topic and had to mingle to each guest to find a person that it applies to and have them sign it. Game 4: Who knows Mommy Best Game 5: Belly Measuring Game Actives included the onesis, bib, and the late night diaper decorating stations. We also setup a station for head bands and each guest made Baby Riley a new head band with flowers.
Baker - The Sweet Escape Cake Company
Amy from the Sweet Escape Cake Company is the best! She always comes through and my clients and I are consistently amazed at her work and her ability to deliver. She made the two tier cake, cupcakes, and cookies.
Party Favors, Game Packets, and Food Tent Cards
I call Zelda (of Party like Zelda) my Fairy God Mother. She has a way of bringing my visions to life better than what I dreamed them to be. She is kind and patience and always great ideas and graphic designs.
Ten 23 Designs
Lauren made the wooden "You are my Sunshine" sign above the crib. She is always showcasing her talent through her wooden and acrylic designs. If you are looking for a custom wow factor she is it!