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Emwit27
07-23-2007, 07:57 PM
Okay, so less than a month to go and I never got around to doing a Planning Journal. But I thought maybe you guys would like to see some pictures from my Minnie themed bridal shower last weekend. This will be good practice for my future wedding TR so here goes. Wish me luck!

My shower was thrown by my DF's sister and mom. They were so kind to offer to throw me a shower. I didn't think I would have a shower, being that my 4 BMs live in 3 different states. Gab, my future SIL, offered to throw the shower at her home Seattle which worked out well because my parents and 2 of the BMs live in the Seattle area. And it's only about a 3 hour drive from where DF and I live in Portland. So we packed up the car and headed up there for the weekend.

Before I get into the shower I have to explain some things about my SIL. She is absolutely the most organized/detail oriented person I have ever met. Her wedding last May was absolutely amazing. She is creative and driven, which works out really well for party planning (and she happens to be a prosecutor...I would not want to go up against her...). I knew she was going to come up with a great shower. And I was not dissapointed.

My mother and I arrived at the shower to find my friends had already arrived. They had a headband with Minnie Ears and a veil all ready for me. I happily put it on. I actually like this much better than the bridal ears in the park. Apparently SIL bought the ears and glued the veil on herself. I am going to wear it around the parks while we are at Disney. Here is a pic of me wearing them with my new toliet brush...which I am VERY excited about (no more carrying the brush inbetween bathrooms!).

http://i209.photobucket.com/albums/bb290/emwit27/Bridal%20Shower/TolietBrush.jpg

Next up we had a great meal complete with hummus and feta (yum!), brocoli salad, chicken skewers with peanut sauce and Sangria. It was absolutely fantastic!

http://i209.photobucket.com/albums/bb290/emwit27/Bridal%20Shower/CloseFood.jpg

http://i209.photobucket.com/albums/bb290/emwit27/Bridal%20Shower/TablePlate.jpg

Next up we played a game and I opened some gifts. I had sent SIL the link to this board so she could do some research for her trip (first time to the World). She had read about how you can send Mickey and Minnie a wedding invite and get a response. She sent Minnie a Bridal Shower invite and she got me an autographed pic of JUST Minnie. It is so cute (I was pretty excited)!

http://i209.photobucket.com/albums/bb290/emwit27/Bridal%20Shower/MinniePicture.jpg


She had also done some research and found this sign. For those, like me, who do not read Hebrew is says 'Mazel Tov'. How great is this??? It has Mickey and Minnie on it!

http://i209.photobucket.com/albums/bb290/emwit27/Bridal%20Shower/MazelTov.jpg

After some more games and presents it was time for cake. SIL suprised me with a cake from Cold Stone. I love, love, love Birthday Cake Remix. She contacted my DF and he told her she had to get me the Birthday Cake Remix Cake. Let me tell you, cake batter ice cream AND cake is wonderful! Here is SIL carrying the cake. She found a dress just like the Minnie dress on the shower invites! I told you, she is big into details...I thought it was so cute!

http://i209.photobucket.com/albums/bb290/emwit27/Bridal%20Shower/GabyCake.jpg

We also had cookies.

http://i209.photobucket.com/albums/bb290/emwit27/Bridal%20Shower/Mickeycookie.jpg

People always post pictures of the food they have at DW and I drool over it. Well, here you go!

http://i209.photobucket.com/albums/bb290/emwit27/Bridal%20Shower/CakeandCookie.jpg

And the big surprise of the day...SIL and MIL presented me with a book of wisdom. They had my friends and family that couldn't come to the shower send their words of advice on marriage. It is really neat!

http://i209.photobucket.com/albums/bb290/emwit27/Bridal%20Shower/Bookcover.jpg

http://i209.photobucket.com/albums/bb290/emwit27/Bridal%20Shower/BookInside.jpg


So that is about it. I wanted to post the great pictures and possibly inspire some BMs out there with shower ideas. I could not have asked for a better shower. It was amazing!

princessdisneybelle
07-23-2007, 07:59 PM
Oh I love your pics. We had the same cake top! You look so cute in your Minnie Ears.

jasonandlisa
07-23-2007, 08:23 PM
Thanks for sharing! It looks like you had a great shower. Hope your wedding turns out just as well!!

VistaLeigh'smommy
07-23-2007, 08:25 PM
Adorable!!!! I love your sil's dress! I can't wait for your planning journal/trip report!! Those ears will be perfect to wear in the park!

mmmsarah3
07-23-2007, 08:45 PM
Thanks for sharing! Looks like you had a lot of fun!

DisneyFairy19
07-23-2007, 08:57 PM
WOW it looked like a fun party... Everything looks GREAT

sunsh1ne
07-24-2007, 06:56 AM
that looked like a great shower. the details were fantastic.

lpizzuro123
07-24-2007, 07:55 AM
Love this idea for the party and I love your Minnie ears. I also like them much better then the bridal ears. can't wait to read more about your wedding.

Linda

hmgolden
07-24-2007, 08:04 AM
Looks like you had a great shower. And I love the book of wisdom. What a great idea!

myprincessgirlisa
07-24-2007, 12:38 PM
what a great shower!!

That sign is way cool!!

I REALLY want to try that cake ,....stone cold, right?

That book looks adorable!!

congrats & you still can start a PJ!! but i cant wait to see your future TR!!!

:goodvibes

JJClemson
07-24-2007, 02:13 PM
Looks like you all had a great time!! Love the Book of Wisdom idea! The cake definitely looks yummy :goodvibes

celerystalker
07-24-2007, 02:14 PM
What a great shower! I love the words of wisdom book to let friends and family who are too far away be a part of the shower!

EllaDisney
07-28-2007, 12:08 PM
Beautiful pics! Awesome ideas!