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Lil' Buckaroo baby shower

LAURA'S little PARTY By LAURA'S little PARTY  in Baby Shower


Party Recap

Planning this baby shower for my 4th child was bittersweet. This would be the very last baby shower to be held in my honor. I started collecting items for what would be a “lil’ buckaroo” themed celebration! I love to bargain hunt, so I was very pleased to find a lot of my items at discount prices. I refurbished furniture from my local goodwill, and even items from yard sales.
I rented 8 bales of hay from my local feed store. They added the perfect amount of authenticity to my shower.
I had some fabulous party vendors contribute to what I think was the best baby shower I’ve ever had! The desserts were amazing, and the menu was filled with delicious, home-cooked food by my Grandmother! There were so many personal touches that made my shower a very special one. It was definitely a family affair.


Party Highlights

  • What People Ate

    The menu consisted of BBQ pulled pork sandwiches with rolls, baked beans, coleslaw, corn on the cob, macaroni & cheese, and fresh fruit. I loved the idea that all the food was served from antique porcelain dishes. It made everything look even more authentic for my western theme. Everyone ate from real pie tins, along with wooden utensils that were wrapped inside real bandana napkins. I chose to display all the delicious food on top of a burlap covered table.

  • What People Drank

    The guests had their choice of bottled water, and Sarsaparilla. I displayed bottles inside of an antique wash tub. There was also lemonade served inside of glass bottles, and the iced tea being dispensed from a large Mason jar. The guests drank out of Mason jars that had paper straws tied with tulle, and a little cowboy themed embellishment. My drink station was set on top of an old wooden tool box, and bales of hay.

  • Desserts

    My shower guests enjoyed cupcakes, rice krispie treats, cookies, cake pops, licorice, rock candy, and mini blueberry & apple pies.

  • Party Favors

    When the guests were ready to leave, I sent them off with a painted, wooden horseshoe with a sweet good luck message attached.


Party Helpers



  • Jillian L

    Jillian L wrote:

    I had no idea you were pregnant! When are you due?

  • LAURA'S little PARTY

    LAURA'S little PARTY wrote:

    Today the baby is exactly 6 weeks old! :)

  • Suzanne H

    Suzanne H wrote:

    Awesome party!

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    Kayla H wrote:

    Where did you get the plates used for the party?

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    Lindsay G wrote:

    Hello! I love this party and I'm planning one for my little one's FIRST birthday. I was wondering where you found the wooden silverware and tin plates? please let me know! Thank you!

  • Jessica R

    Jessica R wrote:

    hi there! I was wondering if you could tell me where you got all the tin pie plates? Im looking to buy in bulk for our party :)

  • LAURA'S little PARTY

    LAURA'S little PARTY wrote:

    Hi Lindsay & Jessica! I bought the tin pie plates at - I'm not sure if they're still available though. The bamboo utensils were bought at Party City. Thanks so much for checking out my party!

  • Ana E

    Ana E wrote:

    Can you tell me where to find the tin plates :) thanks!

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    Deborah B wrote:

    Can you tell me where to find tin plates? Thank you...