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Sunday, July 6, 2008

Recipe shower in Virginia

Here are some pictures from an amazing shower we had in VA that a couple of my mom's friends threw for us Father's Day weekend. We had a great mix of family and friends in attendance. We had a lot of fun and it was so great for a lot of them to finally meet Michael--yes, he came to the shower too :) My dad was there too, but funny enough he volunteered to take the gifts as we opened them to the car and so he wasn't seen much. He CLAIMS he was there to see me open up each gift--but Mom and I aren't too sure about that :)


Practicing cutting the cake for our wedding day :)




Michael and me with the wonderful shower hostesses ("Miss Ginnie" and "Miss Paula")












Some of the many AMAZING gifts we received!!



The yummy spread of food :) Miss Ginnie even matched the miniature roses (from her garden) that were in the center of the cake to colors that reminded her of different aspects of the wedding :)



My sister and me with 2 of our cousins (Ally and Lauren). They will be attendants in the wedding :)


Some of our wonderful friends and family that were there :)

7 comments:

Lauren said...

Meredith, I am so glad you and Michael are having so much fun at all your showers! You all registered for some of the cutest things. I love the sugar and creamer. What pattern is that?

Enjoy your week!

Melanie said...

Hey Meredith- just wanted to let you know that I've been thinking about you as your wedding day approaches! I hope you are doing well!!
Melanie

Meredith said...

So glad you are enjoying Southern Newlywed!!!
Sugar and creamer is MARIPOSA!!! I love love love it!!! :)

Melanie--thanks for thinking of me during this exciting but very stressful time :)

Jaime @ "It's A Jaime Thing" said...

You know what the coolest thing about your shower pictures is? You look like a genuinely happy bride! Seriously - each picture, you just look so excited and grateful for each gift...I'm sure the guests really enjoyed watching you open them, how fun! You and your fiance make an adorable couple! Happy planning and enjoy it while it lasts...as you've probably already realized, time sure flies!

All The Best,
Jaime :)

***Positively Preppy in Pink*** said...

Hi! I just wanted to let you know that I really enjoy reading your blog!! I have nominated you for the diamond award on my blog even though I know you are super busy planning your wedding!

NewlywedCentral said...

Congratulations!!! You look very in love and so excited (definitely got that 'bride's glow' going on) -- Just came across your blog... enjoy this time and give yourself a little TLC every now and then ;0)

Engagement Rings said...

Such pretty images, always really exciting to open wedding presents with friends. From Engagement Rings