Baby M’s fairy baby shower

by purelytwins

Thanks everyone for the sweet words! And Michelle and I are so happy you are enjoying our plank stability ball workout. You guys inspire us everyday.

Well, baby M’s baby shower was a success. Thanks to my amazing sisters and mom. And my niece πŸ™‚ Β And thanks to all my guests that came to the baby shower. I had a great time. Baby M too.

baby bump at week 27 for baby shower

My very first baby shower – an experience I will never forget.

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lori and joy

My little niece in her fairy dress!!

dad being funny with baby bump

proud new parents to be

Proud new parents-to-be!

parents to be at baby shower

baby shower setting

Theme of the baby shower was – fairies.

There is a new little fairy coming.

I couldn’t believe how hard it was to find fairies that weren’t scary, so we had to bring in some butterflies.

balls

butterfly

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Loved how the butterflies turned out. Actually I loved how all the decorations turned out for the shower.

As you can tell we went with a purple, green and white color scheme.

decorations fairy baby shower

fairy baby shower

purple green fairy baby shower

food table baby shower

Food table.

Well… dessert table πŸ™‚

gifts and games baby shower

Baby shower games and prizes for the winners.

games for babyshower

We played 3 different games, well 2 sheets were advice for me as a new parent. I can’t wait to read them later!!

fairy wands

Fairy wands for all my fairies!

fairy wands for baby shower

fairy pixie dust

Pixie dust!

sprinkles for pixie dust

We used green sprinkles as the pixie dust πŸ˜‰

food signs for table

dessert bar

chocolate brownie bites

Two-bite protein brownies.

twobitebrownies

vanillacupcakes

vanilla cupcakes

New grain-free vanilla cupcakes!! (don’t worry we will share this recipe soon)

food display

dessert bar at lori shower

Absolutely loved how the whole dessert bar turned out.

chocolate truffles

Chocolate truffles (recipe from our purely classic recipes).

chocolate cream cake

Low-sugar chocolate cream cakes (recipe from our purely classic recipes).

desserts

Also made our peanut butter flourless chocolate chip bars.

chocolate brownie bites

food

And had a fruit platter and veggie platter. You know to help balance out the sweets πŸ˜‰

lori getting table ready

lori baby shower decorations

All ready for the party to start!

lori

Added a touch of tinker bell to the fairy baby shower. Β I love tinker bell.

purely twins at baby shower

Best twin sister!

twins belly

Baby bump shot!

lori opening gifts

All ready to open gifts!

gifts at shower

opening gifts

more baby gift

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opening dress

dress

Baby M received so many wonderful things. I can’t wait to bring everything home and start putting it in her nursery.

new mom to be at baby showerTruly a day that I will never forget.

Baby M and I had a wonderful time!

girl friends at baby shower

My high school best friends. And we are still best friends! I love my girls.

lori and alyson

And my best friend Alyson is also pregnant with a little girl. She is just a few weeks behind me. I love being able to experience this pregnancy with her too. And can’t wait for our little girls to play together!

Later that evening I had a few more gifts to open from some friends that could not make the party that day.

gifts

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Rocker.

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Cute little baseball sandals for her. Perfect for Gary (he played baseball in college).

I love it all. Baby clothes and shoes are just so cute!

Michelle and I brought extra suitcases for all the baby items. Hopefully we can get everything to fit!

I am so grateful for all the wonderful gifts and looking forward to my other baby shower in a few weeks.

xo

Lori

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32 comments

Tara | Treble in the Kitchen July 2, 2014 - 7:15 am

What an adorable shower! I loved the fairy theme πŸ™‚

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purelytwins July 2, 2014 - 9:45 am

thank you Tara!

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Meg @ A Dash of Meg July 2, 2014 - 7:29 am

awwww how exciting your friend is pregnant too!!!!!!!! lovely pics! you both are stunning

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purelytwins July 2, 2014 - 9:45 am

thanks sweetie πŸ™‚

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Sara @ LovingOnTheRun July 2, 2014 - 8:30 am

Congrats!! It looks like such a a beautiful shower!

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purelytwins July 2, 2014 - 9:45 am

thank you Sara! xo

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Taylor @ LiftingRevolution July 2, 2014 - 9:47 am

Looks like a beautiful shower! You and Gary are glowing with excitement!

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purelytwins July 2, 2014 - 10:03 am

haha yes we are Taylor πŸ™‚ xo

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Kat July 2, 2014 - 9:56 am

Look like a wonderful time!! All the pics are just great, very professional looking! And I was drooling over the dessert bar, you guys worked hard on that. Haha, who knew fairies could be scary?

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purelytwins July 2, 2014 - 10:04 am

thanks Kat. Michelle did a great job with the photos πŸ™‚ I am lucky! Oh yes the dessert bar was the highlight πŸ™‚

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Erica July 2, 2014 - 10:27 am

Everything looks JUST beautiful!!!! Great work <3 <3

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purelytwins July 2, 2014 - 1:56 pm

thank you so much Erica, it was a fun day!

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Linsay July 2, 2014 - 12:35 pm

What an awesome baby shower!! You look wonderful! Where in South FL are you? I live in Naples, so was just wondering πŸ˜‰ So happy for you!

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purelytwins July 2, 2014 - 1:57 pm

we are in Fort Myers so close to Naples πŸ™‚ thanks!

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Meagan July 2, 2014 - 1:02 pm

What a great dress you’re wearing Lori! Great color on you πŸ™‚

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purelytwins July 2, 2014 - 1:57 pm

thank you so much Meagan πŸ™‚ xoxo

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Casey @ Casey the College Celiac July 2, 2014 - 2:15 pm

Looks like a truly magical time and you are absolutely glowing! I LOVE your dress and the fairy theme! Plus, what’s not to love about that delicious dessert spread! You had me drooling! πŸ™‚

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purelytwins July 2, 2014 - 2:16 pm

aww thanks Casey you’re too sweet, thank you!

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janetha July 2, 2014 - 3:31 pm

awww i love it all! looks like the most perfect shower πŸ™‚

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purelytwins July 2, 2014 - 6:11 pm

thanks Janetha! I had a good time πŸ™‚ xo

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Nikki @ The Road to Less Cake July 2, 2014 - 5:14 pm

It looks like you had a wonderful day.

Pregnancy suit you. You’re glowing. And your dress is gorgeous.

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purelytwins July 2, 2014 - 6:12 pm

thanks Nikki xoxo

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Maxi July 2, 2014 - 7:10 pm

Aw that looks so adorable! I love the decorations and obviously the dessert stand πŸ˜‰ Congrats again on the baby! I’m sure you’ll be a great mom!

Maxi

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purelytwins July 2, 2014 - 9:52 pm

Thank you Maxi!!

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Alison @ Daily Moves and Grooves July 2, 2014 - 9:32 pm

Ahh what a wonderful baby shower!! So excited for you both πŸ™‚

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purelytwins July 2, 2014 - 9:52 pm

Thank you Alison!!! We are excited too πŸ˜‰

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Pua July 2, 2014 - 10:22 pm

I love the fairy theme! How cute! How did you not stay away from all those desserts? That would be my weakness…

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Am July 3, 2014 - 2:22 pm

Such a pretty shower!! The decorations and dessert and everything was so pretty!
My brother decorated for my Mom’s latest birthday, and his theme was “Summer Wonderland” and he used those hanging puff balls!

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purelytwins July 4, 2014 - 10:35 am

Thank you Am! Hanging puff balls are great.

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Carolyn Walden July 4, 2014 - 8:41 am

Good morning! First and foremost, congrats! Such a special time for you and your family! Enjoy every precious moment! Before you know it she will be turning 10! Which is one of the reasons I am commenting!!!! My daughter turns 10 on the 14th and we both have food allergies so we sincerely appreciate your recipes! She has requested a chocolate cake and I am thinking the low sugar chocolate cake. However, one of her allergies are almonds….what are your thoughts on replacing the almond flour with coconut flour? We need to avoid almonds, peanuts and pecans. As well as dairy, gluten, and soy. Also, I was going to do the brownies but wanted to top with frosting….what is your favorite gluten, dairy free chocolate frosting? Thank you so much and Happy 4th!

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purelytwins July 4, 2014 - 10:44 am

Our low sugar chocolate cake is raw and made from cashews as the base and pecans in the crust. You could use sunflower seeds in the crust instead of the pecans. Mac nuts are a great replacement for the cashews.

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Carolyn Walden July 5, 2014 - 8:24 am

Thank you so much….we can do cashews and sunflower seeds so I may try a mixture of those. Also going to try your chocolate cake with frosting this weekend πŸ™‚

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