White onesies hung with clothespins + twine.
“OH BABY!” garland made per Nienke’s instructions.
Ann + Ali came early to help me with the party prep!
“Fiona” garland hung on the fireplace.
Candy + animal crackers set out in glass jars from home.
Fresh flowers from Ali’s garden!
Dinner is out + ready!
Perfect feast for a lovely group of ladies.
Ali brought the rolls, from a local bakery, and it was extremely difficult to not eat one! [avoiding gluten]
Lettuce + tomato were cut to go with the chicken salad.
Fun finger food.
Extremely cute and pretty dang delicious. Basil + Fresh Mozz + Cherry Tomatoes
Chicken salad recipe from the Food Network. Everyone loved it!
A blurry, but delicious salad. Spinach + Strawberries + Feta + Walnuts with a fresh dressing of: olive oil, apple cider vinegar, juice fresh lemon juice, minced shallot, fresh basil, salt, pepper and a pinch of sugar
Tea + lemony water + pretty garden flowers.
We finally let the mom-to-be down from her bedroom.
Radiant, as always, and so very excited for the party!
Ali has the best expressions.
The lovely Ann.
Natalie opening gifts, with her maternity photos playing in the background.
Baby monitor from Aunt Ashley + Uncle Chris, along with a few little outfits + socks!
Love those faces, Al!
“The Gas We Pass”
Freaking adorable tutu!!!
Ali planted little succulent plants for everyone, from her yard! Maybe I can keep this thing alive!
Intense creative thoughts going on.
Super creative ideas!
Nat + me!
All of the onesies, completed! Mine had polka dots on the front and on the butt I drew a pea pod with peas and wrote “sweet pea.”
Photo-op with Natalie!
This baby is going to be LOVED!
My polka dots on the left!
Necklaces and a little “F” charm, for “Fiona!”
First mom of the group!
Dessert was a hit! Balls, cupcakes, and mini cakes were being dipped in chocolate from every direction!
My mini vanilla bundt cakes! Gluten free + gobbled right up!
Do not interrupt girls with dessert!