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julz33
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My sister's baby showers was a success!

I have been very busy lately but I had to get on here to thank all of you who gave ideas and suggestions when I was planning my sister's baby shower. Everyone had such a great time, and I used so many of your great ideas. THANK YOU!
We had it at Nocello's in Northport (Thanks to VirginiaDeb and MM2004 ). We invited close to 100 people but ended up with about 70 people there. I was afraid it was going to be crowded... and it was... but it didn't seem to matter. People were sitting most of the time anyway. The food was delicious. We had the brunch. And the price was excellent!
We did candle favors. I kinda didn't want to do candles because lately we have been seeing everybody use candle favors, but I saw a poem online and when I showed it to my mom she insisted that we do it. This is the poem:
"Here's a candle for you to light,
Once the stork has made its flight.
With the flicker of the flame,
Say a prayer in the baby's name."
I got candles in her nursery colors and wrapped them in cellophane, and we attached circle tags with this saying on them. Personally, I didn't think they were that great, but everyone seemed to like them alot.
My mom did a clothesline gift. Thanks to
kdelace and Holly for the clothesline idea!
We also did the library/bookcase wishing well and everyone thought that was the best idea! My mom bought an unfinished wood bookcase and painted it to match her nursery. It is completely filled with books! Now the baby will have a book from everybody!
samanthasmom, Marcie, kdelace, Marybeth222, thank you all so much for this fantastic idea!
I changed the poem a little, here it is:
"I want to be a bright child, as smart as I can be
That's why I'm hoping Mom & Dad will read to me
If you plan to bring a card
Please take another look
I would like to learn my ABC's
from your favorite book
Please sign your name as your personal touch
Baby "Lastname" thanks you very much!"

Thank you all SO MUCH for everything.
There is another person that I have to mention for her creativeness in helping me design the invitations!
Maxine - AJsmommy122!!!! She is the greatest! My sister asked me if I could make her invitations with her sonogram picture on itChat Icon I had no clue what to do. Maxine came up with a cute saying! Unfortunately, I had to change the original design because since the picture was scanned it was blurry when it was large, so I shrunk the picture down and used a yellow/green background with Maxine's saying and ordered them from Vistaprint.com. My sister was so happy with them. Thanks Maxine!Chat Icon


ETA: My sister actually joined this website recently. She posted for like one day and hasn't come back yet. Her screenname is Michelle1123, so if you see her on then say hi!

Message edited 10/3/2005 8:41:40 PM.

Posted 10/3/05 8:30 PM
 
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julz33
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Re: My sister's baby showers was a success!

Now for a few pictures!!!
My sister and her best friend who came from Arizona!
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The bookcase my mom made:
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The clothesline... my mom had it so they pulled it out of the bag... it kept going and going!
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My sister made her husband open all of the gifts! She said it was too much work to do alone! He was so funny opening them!
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And here is the cake picture. The BEST CAKE EVER! Chocolate mousse!
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Posted 10/3/05 8:36 PM
 

lvdolphins
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Re: My sister's baby showers was a success!

Great to hear all went well. My rehearsal dinner was @ Nocello's...I LOVE that placeChat Icon
Was your sister surprised?

ETA: Great Pics...LOve the little bikiniChat Icon

Message edited 10/3/2005 8:39:46 PM.

Posted 10/3/05 8:38 PM
 

julz33
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julz

Re: My sister's baby showers was a success!

The shower wasn't a suprise!

Posted 10/3/05 8:42 PM
 

Marcie
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Re: My sister's baby showers was a success!

Julz, I am so glad everything went well. Your sister looks great!!

I LOVE the bookcase!!!!

It also looks like she got tons of stuff!!!!

Message edited 10/3/2005 9:06:14 PM.

Posted 10/3/05 9:00 PM
 

Debbie
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Re: My sister's baby showers was a success!

I'm glad the shower was a success. I feel like it was just yesterday you were announcing you were going to be an aunt. I can't believe it was her shower already. When is your sister due again? Geesh, that went fast.

Posted 10/4/05 12:02 AM
 

AJsMommy122
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Maxine

Re: My sister's baby showers was a success!

I am so happy everything was a hit!!! Thanks for the shout out!Chat Icon

I have been waiting for this post!!! Your sister looks AMAZING!!! So happy and glowing!! Pregnancy seems to agree with her Chat Icon
I can't wait to see more pictures!! Please post more! Chat Icon

Posted 10/4/05 1:32 AM
 

NoStressMom
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D

Re: My sister's baby showers was a success!

I'm so happy everything went well!!! I can't wait for more pictures!! Now I know when my time comes who to turn too u and Maxine! Everything looked great!!

Denise

Posted 10/4/05 8:37 AM
 

Marybeth222
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Re: My sister's baby showers was a success!

Glad to hear the shower was a success. The bookshelf is beautiful!

I sent you FM.

Posted 10/4/05 8:44 AM
 

Marybeth222
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Re: My sister's baby showers was a success!

I'm glad your sister's shower was a success. The bookshelf is beautiful.

Posted 10/4/05 8:49 AM
 

ChristineR
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Re: My sister's baby showers was a success!

I'm glad everything worked out for you and the shower. The bookcase looks great Chat Icon

Posted 10/4/05 8:56 AM
 

LAMGAJ28
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Re: My sister's baby showers was a success!

Glad everything turned out great. Loved the clothesline and the bookcase.

Posted 10/4/05 9:16 AM
 

nrthshgrl
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Re: My sister's baby showers was a success!

I missed the posts pre-baby shower, but was glad to hear it was a sucess.

I'm grateful for you for posting everyone suggestions - I'm saving this post for my future baby showers I help with...GREAT BOOKCASE - I love that idea, it definitely trumps the wishing well.

Posted 10/4/05 9:36 AM
 

Janice
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Re: My sister's baby showers was a success!

wow all your little projects really paid off!! Your sister looks great

Posted 10/4/05 10:19 AM
 

Bebalina
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Re: My sister's baby showers was a success!

wow julz....looks great! and your sister loooooooooooooks sooooooooooooo good!
pregnancy def. agrees with her!
when is she due?

Posted 10/4/05 10:41 AM
 

FeliciaDP

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Mommy

Re: My sister's baby showers was a success!

What a great review and it seems that all your hard work paid off, the shower looks awesome!

We had our rehearsal dinner at Nocello's and I love it there Chat Icon

Your sister is just so adorable too .. she looks great! Chat Icon

So nice that everyone was able to help you out with ideas from the site, I have never even heard of half these things but they are all so original and cute!!

Posted 10/4/05 12:01 PM
 

samanthasmom
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Re: My sister's baby showers was a success!

looks like a great shower!! and w/ that many people she must have got a ton of great giftsChat Icon

Posted 10/4/05 2:29 PM
 

jennandrob
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Re: My sister's baby showers was a success!

Looks like everything came together really nicely - congrats!

And, welcome Michelle! Chat Icon

Posted 10/4/05 9:57 PM
 

sunflowerjesss
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Re: My sister's baby showers was a success!

Congrats!! What great ideas you all came up with!! Looks like everyone had a good time Chat Icon

Posted 10/4/05 11:55 PM
 

Spring Baby06
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Re: My sister's baby showers was a success!

Everything look awesome, I LOVE LOVE LOVE the bookshelf idea! I may have to make one and use it for my shower.Chat Icon Chat Icon

Your sister looks great!

Message edited 10/5/2005 10:17:36 AM.

Posted 10/5/05 10:17 AM
 

peabody
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Re: My sister's baby showers was a success!

Looks like your hardwork paid off Julie!!!!

Your sister is so cute!!!!

Posted 10/5/05 10:28 AM
 

dpli
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Re: My sister's baby showers was a success!

For future reference....what is the clothesline idea? You ask people to bring clothes and hang them? Can someone explain?

Julz - it looks like it was a huge success!

Posted 10/5/05 11:56 AM
 

ggt08
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Re: My sister's baby showers was a success!

glad it was a success julie!!!! Chat Icon

Posted 10/5/05 5:25 PM
 

GenLCSW
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Re: My sister's baby showers was a success!

awww...it looks so nice! Glad that it all worked out!!

Posted 10/6/05 12:23 PM
 

MM2004
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Re: My sister's baby showers was a success!

Glad you liked Nocello's and that the baby shower was a success. Isn't that cake fantastic.

Posted 10/6/05 5:57 PM
 
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