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an autumn | storybook baby shower {part two}

thank you again for the love and kind words about {part one} yesterday! so glad you all enjoyed seeing the details from my charlotte shower- it really was such a thoughtful and meaningful event. i can't say enough about how much time and planning went into this shower. usually i help my family put together events in ohio for our extended family and friends {which i also love to do} but it was nice to show up and be showered for this event ♥ that morning was so peaceful and was full of my favorite things to do in my city on a saturday morning {the farmer's market, owen's bagel and deli, polished nail bar, and coffee} so showing up to an awesome event was so nice... i am forever thankful. it was a day i will always remember.
another of this cute centerpiece
just love this bunny
here are some more photos and details: 
love this hometown/charlotte friend and her cute family
you may remember her from her little boy's birthday party i helped with
i am telling you- so much love and generosity!! we are so thankful. 
fall flowers and cute books on the tables
we received the rocking chair that mr. monaco had as a boy- it's adorable, vintage-- i simply love 
this book is so beautiful- have you seen it? if not, i recommend checking it out!
it's a new favorite of mine 
my brother-in-law, derek, made a music playlist for the event 
all of the songs included the word, 'baby'
{my favorite was 'the baby' by blake shelton}
baby monaco- 'i don't care if you're eighty- you'll always be my baby'
mr. monaco's brother, jeff, came after to celebrate! they traveled from outside of philadelphia- love him and baby cam, too! 
my first birthday- june 25, 1984
the mantel was just precious 
love this lady!! always such a great help at parties - she has such a sweet heart.
my little adorable nephew, chase 
yummy fall punch
the guess who ocean friends book was next to a yummy crab dip 
lots of fall accents - so pretty 
the rosette cupcakes were so lovely 
my co-worker, megan and i - so sweet of her to come
and my co-workers totally spoiled baby boy with a car seat and lots of other goodies!
my sister-in-law made the cute bows- just loved them 
so thankful for everything she did for us! my mother-in-law and i enjoying lots of amazing planning
eighteen weeks along- at the beach this summer 
anna with her favorite charlotte morning news anchor, my brother-in-law, derek james 
five little monkeys jumping on the bed was set out as a bath theme 
a new bremen cardinal, russia raider, and two loramie redskins all together in north carolina
love small town 
just the cutest book!! i definitely recommend checking this one out, too

 three book club friends all due in december/january
and one more of my precious niece to end one amazing day. 
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thank you all again for the love. 

in case you missed: 
also, check in tomorrow for a week thirty-one baby update!!


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5 comments:

  1. I'm a children's librarian so needless to say I absolutely love this! All of the storybook touches are so cute.

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  2. Such a fancy party. Love all the stories, I see so many of our favs there as well.

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  3. Adorable! Love the theme you picked

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  4. What a precious little theme! I love the Beatrix Potter illustrations and that little bike riding bunny made me melt!

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