Cup Half Full: Arizona Baby Shower

Monday, June 18, 2012


My baby shower was this weekend and I will just tell you right now that it was ah-maz-zzzing.
Well, you can see it for yourself.
I know.... that ombre` cake! 
I'm still a little overwhelmed by it all.

My mom and my mother-in-law flew in and their presence, combined with the presence of my friends,
made my heart happy. And the clear skies parted and brought forth huge,
billowy storm clouds that filled with rain and eventual downpour.
I had a literal "shower" on my baby shower day, and it was beautiful.
We even were surprised with a double-rainbow, a sign of God's faithfullness, times two.

A huge thank you to my wonderful friend Crystal (who was unfortunately not able to be there as she had to fly out of state to be there for her nephew's birth at the last minute) who created most of the decor for my special day,
as well as my friends Sarah & Heidi for hosting, decorating and putting this all together.

My mom is in town for a few more days, and then we have our 34 week doctor's appointment and head out to San Diego for our hometown baby shower.
This little lady is pretty darn loved.


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The Arizona Russums said...

Everything about it was absolutely beautiful... including you! You and your mom look so much alike and I LOVE it!

Lucy at Dear Beautiful Boy said...

Your showers looks beautiful, and so so fun. I am actually very jealous as I didn't have one and it looks like you had a blast. And that cake........ FABULOUS!!!

amy D said...

wow, what a beautiful shower!! i think my jaw dropped at the sight of that cake, haha.

Jessi said...

Wow. Everything looked so amazing!! Sounds like you had a really good time and that you are so blessed by family and friends!

tricia said...

The shower was BEAUTIFUL. You are so blessed, mama, and you look fabulous! I had to get that maxi skirt after seeing you post a photo of it. ;)

Chelsea said...

What a beautiful shower! That cake looks amazing! And the decor/food/colors are just too cute. SO glad you had this beautiful time together with amazing women to celebrate your sweet girl!

Rosala said...

Whoever made that cake did a fantastic job!! I've seen it a pinterest, but I haven't acquired the courage to try it ;)

Ruthie Hart said...

everything about this shower is perfect and adorable! and heather my dear, you look great! hope you are feeling great and putting together little E's new swag!

Allison said...

Looks like your friends did a fabulous job! Love the cake pops especially! I bet you had a fabulous time.

Brooke Houston said...

Wow, the pictures say it all. It looks like you had a fabulous time at your shower! You and that little baby of yours sure are loved!

Sarah Willing said...

you look gorgeous and happy. i love being able to see that. and i'm glad your moms were both there :)

Lindsay @ Delighted Momma said...

What a beautiful shower! You are so blessed with wonderful friends!! I also can not get over how adorable you look--you make pregnancy look good girl :)

jennifer blair said...

What a gorgeous shower! I LOVE the cake!

Katelyn said...

What a beautiful baby shower! It looks like you all had a ton of fun. :]

- Katelyn

Meredith said...

Love your skirt--you are so beautiful!! The party looks like fun, you deserve all the celebrations! xo

Makaila said...

What a beautiful shower! I echo the above ~ you are a beautiful preggo! :)

thanks for hosting the link up!

Distinctly M

Ashley said...

this is SO precious! baby is coming so soon!!! ahh!!!

Christen said...

Your baby shower was gorgeous! And I love the link-up...I must get on that.

I'm a new follower from This Little Momma! :>

Erin said...

you are simply gorgeous :) and your bump is so so cute!! i LOVE your striped skirt. and this shower looks like such a blessing. (i want a cake pop now!)

just love you girl!!

Megan said...

what an awesome baby shower! i love the pink ombre cake! it looks yummy too!

found your blog thru this little momma!

happy wednesday!

Lauren Alyse said...

OMWord that cake looks beautiful...I wish I had someone to throw a baby shower for now! What great friends you have. Found you through This Little Momma and am now following! Have a great day! :)

Daisy said...

Aw this is so sweet! What a beautiful shower AND you got a rainbow!

Alana said...

OMG that cake!! Gorgeous.

Lisamarie said...

Your baby shower looks so very lovely. I love all the pink!

elise said...

absolutely gorgeous! that first picture of the cake is just fabulous. congrats my dear.

Samara said...

I dream about having a baby shower like yours! You are most definitely glowing too :-)

Earl-Leigh said...

Your shower was so beautiful! I love the ombre cake, too cool!

BlushnCheeks said...

Your baby shower was beautiful. So fun and creative. Your looking lovely..

Chelsea said...

That cake is just GORGEOUS! And I'm loving your maxi skirt-- we're maxi skirt twins!

Real Food Runner said...

How sweet! Congrats!

Amanda said...

Oh my friend you look fabulous! I love the maxi skirt! You are one gorgeous mama!

anne. said...

Yay, a link up! This shower looks amazing. Especially that cake. Oh my gosh. Seriously.

I have enjoyed every post I've read so far, and this is just my first visit! You rock.

Mallorie Owens said...

Looks like you had a great shower! The diaper cake looked gorgeous! I thought that was a fancy edible cake at first. :)

Mallorie Owens said...

Looks like you had a great shower! The diaper cake looked gorgeous! I thought that was a fancy edible cake at first. :)

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