Yesterday was  my daughter’s most anticipated day…her 1st bridal shower!  It was wonderful bridal brunch shower.  The food was wonderful, the friends being there was fantastic and most of all, Sarah loved it all!

It was a Peacock themed shower that was so adorable of a theme.  Check for yourselves.

Peacock Details:
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 party favor cake-boxes filled with Sar’s fav…pistachios
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 antique typewriter used for guests to sign~in!
bridal brunch shower-cake
the beautiful peacock cake made by Katie Martindale from College Station (the thirsty gourmet)
(one of my best friends very talented daughter)
bridal brunch shower-dress
 mother of the bride’s wedding dress circa 1981
bridal brunch shower-mog
 mother of the groom’s wedding dress circa 1974
bridal brunch shower-crochet
 crocheted wedding barbie dress that Sar’s grandma (my mom),
made for her when she was born as a wedding gift
(Sarah had never seen it until today)
circa 1985
bridal brunch shower-menu
 menu display I made using an antique window I bought in Bethany Iowa (at one of my favorite antique shops), during Sarah’s first year of college in Iowa
bridal brunch shower-tables
 one of the table centerpieces…I got Landon’s mom to send me his school year pictures
and I combined it with Sarah’s to use as the table numbers
bridal brunch shower-decor

the old door backdrop are doors I recycled from Nolan Ryan’s ranch a few years back
Peacock Faces:

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guests signing in

bridal brunch shower-hostess

the welcoming, introductions & prayer before the meal

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hostesses doing their thing

bridal brunch shower-besties

some new dear friends…Katie Walker & Melanie Pyland

bridal brunch shower-food
bride to be
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lovely friends
(Sue & Megan)

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one of the flower girls
 (this is the “mini-flower” girl), Kinsey!
bridal brunch shower-hostesses-us
the hostesses with Sar n I
(Michelle Liner, Laura Schulz, me, Sar, Lisa Pope & Lisa Bigon)
bridal brunch shower-typing

(Michelle) the matron of honor playing with the typewriter

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more beautiful friends

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chow time!
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opening of the gifts

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bridal brunch shower-bride

the beautiful bride to be!

Let me start by saying that my best friends were in charge of hosting and they don’t mess around when it comes to food.  The variety of the menu was impressive and everything was so delicious.

(Did I mention they travelled four hours to do this, with food?)
the Peacock Brunch Menu:
shrimp toast cups
cheese straws
chicken salad
stuffed french toast
grape salad
muffin assortment
fruit slush
thumbprint cookies
peacock cake
peacocktail mimosas
flavored waters

thank you to everyone that came and a special thank you to the wonderful hostesses!
Sar ‘n Belle

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