"Two are Better than One!" ~Ecclesiastes 4:9

Monday, August 3, 2009

First Bridal Shower

I had my first bridal shower last weekend, on August 1st. It was hosted by my Mom and sister at my Mom's house. The food was amazing, and included smoked salmon and dill on cucumbers, marinated cheese, fruit in a mint and vanilla champagne sauce, and so much more! Oh, and my Mom made red velvet cupcakes - my favorite! They decorated the house with red and white gerber daisies with organza red ribbon. It was so gorgeous, and everything was so wonderful!

The shower was kitchen themed, and Alysa planned several kitchen-oriented games. Guests also brought a favorite recipe on a recipe card to share with me. Alysa reminded me that the way to a man's heart is through his stomach - hopefully the recipes will help ;) Some very close friends were able to make it to the shower, and we had a wonderful afternoon. I was excited to receive almost all of my bakeware, my toaster, one of the many coffee makers Todd registered for, all of our red wine glasses, nesting bowls, serving dishes, silverware and serving utensils, towels and dishcloths, and so much more! I felt so blessed by those that came, and also the generosity of those who were unable to make it. Thank you to everyone for sharing in this special day!

To make the weekend even more memorable, yesterday (Aug 2) was one year from the date that Todd and I met! Things have changed so quickly, and I feel so blessed to have Todd in my life. This time last year, I would have had a hard time believing we would be doing this only 12 months later. But now, I can't imagine what my life would be like had Todd not walked into my life and changed it so quickly! I look forward to many, many more amazing years shared with the love of my life! :0)