michele is having twins!

Today I had the pleasure of attending my BFF Michele’s Baby Shower. I feel like I was just at her wedding yesterday – time is flying by way too fast and now she is a few short weeks away from being a mom!

The shower was held at Nottoway Park Hunter House – I used to play at the park here as a kid! nottoway

I was excited to go to Michele’s shower to see my good friend who is 7 month pregnant.

I was also excited to wear my new dress! Thanks to Hope’s for my dress – the lovely ladies at Hope’s sent me this dress to enjoy & I was pumped to receive it just in time to wear this weekend! I love it!

paintings on the wall dress
My mom and I were excited to shower Michele with some love. mother daughter

OMG! Check out how great Michele looks! 7 months pregnant with twins – can you believe it?! She looks amazing and was seriously glowing!

momma to be

Did you know: Michele and I have been BFFs since kindergarden, since we were 5 years old. 
leslie & michele

Picture with the momma-to-be & our moms.

mothers & daughters

And me with my BFFs the Michel(l)e’s – loved these ladies forever.
the girls

Michelle got married this summer and will be celebrating her 6 months as a Mrs.  next week!Me & Michelle

Ok- back to the baby shower! Check out some of the table decor.


So a big highlight of the day was the gender reveal – no one except Michele & her husband, Eric knew the sex of the babies going into the day. When we first arrived, we had to guess what we thought the babies were going to be!
you pick

I put my money on a boy & a girl!

my vote

Sonograms of Baby A & Baby B


After making our guess it was time to eat. The event was catered so there were tons of food options.


We started out with a variety of appetizers, sandwiches & salads for lunch…


Followed by a hot chocolate bar & desserts.

hot coco

Then it was time for a game!

got burlap

We played Like Mother, Like Father?like mother like father

In the game there were different scenarios that either Michele or Eric did as a child – we had to guess who did what, and we learned a few things about the parents to be along the way.

Check out the burlap + flowers – I loved the detail! details
After the game it was time to open presents! Michele got lots of goodies for the little babies on the way!

present time

And then it was time for the big reveal! Michele got custom yankee candle labels printed with the gender of the babies – she gave one to her mom and her mother in law so they would be the first to see.
the big reveal

Check it out – how adorable is this?

Side note – that’s their dog, Carl in the photo!


Michele & Eric are having twin boys! Woohoo! I couldn’t be more excited for them!
two boys
After the big reveal there were lots of hugs to celebrate the soon to be arrival of two baby boys. It was a great way to end the party and I was so excited to be there to share in the big announcement of Michele & Eric’s babies!


After the festivities had come to an end it was time to say goodbye – but not before one last treat!

twins are sweet

We were sent home with mason jars full of little sweets to toast the twins. I enjoyed the specific candy within the jars, specifically the Double Bubble gum & Cry Baby’s

double trouble

Oh and we can’t forget about the Doublemint gum! 🙂

Congrats to Michele & Eric again – I can’t wait to meet your twin boys!


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  • Reply Patty O January 27, 2013 at 11:33 am

    Loved your recap -the shower was fabulous from start to finish! Kudos to Erin for a job well done! Congrats to Michele and Eric, so excited to meet the boys!

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