Baby Shower

Last weekend we made a trip to Winston for the sweetest baby shower hosted by Matt’s mom and sister. Matt has a pretty large family so it was nice to have a mini family reunion to celebrate Caroline. We had family come in from Virginia, South Carolina and Atlanta!

I loved the invitations my MIL picked out. She and I are a lot alike when it comes to party planning – very organized and detail oriented. From the invite to the cake, the “pink and green” theme was carried throughout the shower.

Ahhh, my love for tulips and baby’s breath!

My MIL went everywhere in search for pink and green themed plates and napkins. Of all places, she finally found them at the Dollar Store!

We played one game too! You had to guess the amount of diapers in the large pink bag. The person who guessed closest to the number won a beautiful mossy bunny! The diapers ranged from newborn to size 4 and the best part? We got to take all 206 diapers home with us!


The cupcake cake was also a really good idea. I’d never seen one of these before but it was so easy for guests to pull a cupcake from the cake rather than cut into it. Notice the cake matches the invitation? Told you, detail oriented!

And of course I was absolutely showered with giftsincluding lots and lots of the cutest smocked dresses you’ve ever seen!



And while the girls partied, the boys played golf so everyone was really happy!  

We are so grateful for all of the friends and family who traveled near and far to make this day so special for us. Caroline is already one spoiled babe!



  1. BLovedBoston
    April 9, 2014 / 12:47 pm

    Looks like another wonderful shower!! I love all the dresses you've been wearing for the fun events!

  2. Beth
    April 9, 2014 / 1:14 pm

    such a beautiful shower! and those cupcakes…AHHHH! they look soooo good.

  3. Shayna @ The Fancy Yancey
    April 9, 2014 / 1:27 pm

    What a beautiful shower! I love the floral centerpiece!

  4. Taylor Jeavons
    April 9, 2014 / 1:43 pm

    That Caroline Grace picture is so pretty! It looks like a great time 🙂

  5. The Reedy Review
    April 9, 2014 / 1:49 pm

    What a beautiful shower! Love that August and Aliza were there, such a small world!

  6. Laura | Our Life in the Queen City
    April 9, 2014 / 1:53 pm

    That cake is adorable! Can't wait to see all the cute smocked dresses! Dibs on Caroline's hand-me-downs! She will be one well-dressed baby! 😉

  7. Chrissy@SimpleJoysBlog
    April 9, 2014 / 2:04 pm

    Beautiful shower! Love all the little touches.

  8. Maureen SIM
    April 9, 2014 / 2:08 pm

    I adore that framed picture of her name. So precious.

  9. Jillian Manesh
    April 9, 2014 / 2:39 pm

    so fun! i LOVE that little sailor dress! xo jillian – cornflake dreams

  10. Dana
    April 9, 2014 / 3:43 pm

    My husband is from Winston and me from Greensboro, I love seeing things about home 🙂

    • Dana
      April 9, 2014 / 3:44 pm

      And your baby shower was gorgeous!!

  11. Elisabeth
    April 9, 2014 / 3:44 pm

    That cupcake cake is absolutely adorable!

  12. Kate
    April 9, 2014 / 3:57 pm

    Beautiful shower! Love all the details 🙂

  13. Brandi
    April 9, 2014 / 4:01 pm

    You had some amazing showers!! The name print – love it!

  14. Kiki Nakita
    April 9, 2014 / 4:49 pm

    What a precious MIL you have. It's nice that a lot of family could be there to celebrate your blessing.

  15. Mandy
    April 9, 2014 / 4:52 pm

    I adore baby and wedding showers! It feels awesome to be surrounded by so much love AND to surround people with love! So happy for you guys!

  16. B @ The Sequin Notebook
    April 9, 2014 / 5:06 pm

    Pretty shower theme (and you really can't beat a good Dollar Tree find!). Glad you got to continue the celebrations!

  17. Lisa Loves John
    April 9, 2014 / 5:21 pm

    LOVE that Caroline Grace print!!

  18. Zelle B.
    April 9, 2014 / 7:04 pm

    Another stunning shower And that print is just beautiful! that's perfect for many years to come!xo

  19. Hope @ Hope in a Blog
    April 9, 2014 / 7:05 pm

    Every detail was so pretty + sweet! I've never seen a cupcake cake- so cute! Xx.

  20. Crystal
    April 9, 2014 / 7:39 pm

    Looks great! I'm partial to this color since my 2 year olds shower was pink and green to match her room. I also had a pink and green 1st birthday party 🙂 Love it!

  21. Nina @ Flowers in my Hair
    April 9, 2014 / 8:06 pm

    What a gorgeous shower!! (and that sailor dress! ahh!)

  22. Laura {happily ever} Parker
    April 9, 2014 / 9:31 pm

    Too funny about those plates. My mom randomly told me she picked some up from the dollar store for my shower…I am assuming now they are the same ones haha. My goodness all your showers you are one loved lady!

  23. Taren
    April 9, 2014 / 11:12 pm

    I seriously love that name print so much, any idea where it's from??

  24. Bekah @ re•solve
    April 9, 2014 / 11:28 pm

    Such a pretty theme – love the pretty flowers and pink gingham!

  25. Peach State of Mind
    April 10, 2014 / 12:17 am

    Another beautiful shower! I love the painting with her name! So sweet!

  26. Kate
    April 10, 2014 / 1:49 pm

    What a beautiful shower, I love all of the well thought out details. Your dress is perfect!!I absolutely love the name print, what a great gift!

  27. Jamie @ You Gotta Have Hart
    April 10, 2014 / 5:53 pm

    What a beautiful baby shower! I don't think you could have asked for anything more perfect!!

  28. ItsTheNewTwenty
    April 11, 2014 / 9:42 am

    I'm tellin' you, the Dollar Store is clutch! They have so much more than you even realize! Love the cupcake cake!!

  29. Sara Elizabeth
    April 11, 2014 / 8:45 pm

    LOVE the shower theme… Caroline is going to be the most adorable well dressed babe in the world!!!

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