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Paige's baby shower

Last night I hosted a baby shower for one of my best buddies, Paige, which turned out really well, thanks to several of my friends helping out. It was a sit-down dinner with the following menu:
I have posted the salad, the carrots, and the potato recipe on Heidi's recipe blog, and the potstickers is from a random person's blog whom I surfed the web for a PC recipe, if you're interested in trying them. The food was fantastic and everyone seemed to have a great time. Paige was so sweet to have brought a nice little gift to everyone who brought some of the food. She makes a beautiful pregnant woman. I just love her...she's such a sweetheart. I have known her a bit less than a year and she has attended my card camps each month faithfully. She has my daughter babysit occasionally, which I really appreciate--she's so sweet to my daughter. After being our Relief Society pianist briefly, she's now the chorister in Primary in our ward. She is the mother of Tyson and is expecting a little girl very soon. She's going to be a loving, wonderful mommy, the second time around. My thoughts and prayers are with you for the delivery, Paige. I can't wait to get the news and will post it here when it happens.

Here are some highlights from the big night, beginning with Pretty Paige Posing for Pictures. (Actually, she seemed to cringe that I was taking this. I wish I had taken more of just her, but this was the only one I took! I'm bummed because it's a bit blurry. Sorry, Paige.) Sierra and Kim
La Nan and Lonna
RuthAnn and Conni
Lindsay and Shana
Callie and Sarah
Holly and Ashley
Megan and Jan (Paige's sister and mother)
Gifts...
More gifts...
Summer, Aren, and Shana

Skinny Holly after losing her baby weight.
Not-so-skinny Kelly, and Elizabeth
Shana, RuthAnn, Callie
Kelly helped me move the furniture out of the living room and brought the kitchen table in, plus a folding table to nudge up to the dining table to create one long banquet table for 22 guests.
Jan, Paige, and Megan are part of such an incredible family!
Sarah, Lindsay, and Shauna
Sue, Conni, and Summer
Ashley, Sierra, La Nan, and Callie
The table...
Entryway where I served the mini beverage cans which were cute and "showery" as Ashley put it.
Kitchen...(with my cocktail table that belongs in the living room normally).
Another view of the foyer
The pink balloons were really pretty, but you can't see them here.

Comments

kelly, Thanks so much for the shower and those sweet words on your blog! I hope you don't mind that I read it. You have been a great friend to me as well. I loved last night and all the pictures you posted - except for the ones that include me!! You are so sweet.

Paige
Kelly said…
Of course I don't mind that you read it. I LOVE that people actually look at it after I take the time to put things on it.

Paige, you really are special to me and I was delighted to have this event in my home for you.

Love,
Kelly
ashfords said…
thank you again for a wonderful evening. And I'm with Paige...I love the pictures, except for the ones with me in it! Blahh. But it truly was a wonderful night!
~Callie
That was one of the LOVLIEST showers I've been to. Paige, you are absolutely darling preggo and Kelly, you hosted a fabulous evening! I was honored to celebrate such a beautiful time with Paige and everyone else. I love you Paige, and I love you too Kelly!!!!!
Heidi said…
That looks gorgeous Kelly- Paige is lucky to have friends that would dote over her so well!
Lonna said…
that was such a wonderful evening and who can beat a night about new babies, with great friends and great food! Thanks so much for putting all the time and effort into such a fun event. It was fantastic.
Just Julie said…
What a nice shower! The tables looked great. The menu looks tantalizing....
Juventud said…
Kelly, the shower was fabulous! The food and decorations were picturesque. And Paige, you look beautiful-- congratulations again!
Julie said…
You are an amazing hostess Kelly! What a beautiful table and set up! And the menu sounds delish!
Chris and Mandi said…
Kelly-

Again another beautiful shower hosted by Kelly! You can always count on a great turn out and a beautiful event. It made me sad when I saw everyone and I couldn't be there. I do miss everyone. Give my congrats to Page.

~Mandi
Barker family said…
I'm with Mandi, I would have loved to celebrate Paige's little gal, and see everyone. What a beautiful shower Kelly!

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