I also gave away this mini to the soon to be big sister along with a teddy bear. Hailey's favorite color is blue so I did well on that score. Mom sent me a picture later that day of her watching TV with her new bear friend, who was seated in the center of the mini quilt.
A bit of honesty here - hosting events at my house stresses me out. My innate gifts don't really extend to party planning and flawless hostessing. So I was running around at the last minute trying to get fruit and veggies out onto platters and tape up fluffy tissue paper decoration things and make sure I had enough pencils for the hopefully-not-stupid party games and so forth. I completely ran out of time to use the helium tank and balloons I bought for the occasion in matching colors. But stress and last minute panic attacks notwithstanding, I think the shower went pretty well. And I did pull off two little cute things that I'm rather proud of:
Update* The day after the shower, one of my children was
So now what is on my quilt to do list? One more practice/sibling quilt, three more minis for swaps, and finishing my elephant baby quilt. But it feels good to be done with this quilt. And this baby shower.
Thanks for coming by today!