September 10, 2012

A PW Baby Shower

Posted by Laura

With Kristin on the countdown to Baby Who's arrival (two months left!), we had the opportunity to throw her a shower last weekend. Since she loves the Pioneer Woman, we thought it would be fun to make it a PW themed shower.

Our friend Jennifer, Laura, Kristin's sister Catie (holding Jennifer's son Silas),
Kristin, Kristin's Mom Lynn

Kristin with her sister and mom

The shower was held at Kristin's parents' house in the Berkshires. Her mom and sister did a superb job decorating. It was a perfect location that suited the Pioneer Woman theme perfectly. Their front porch welcomed the guests with a sign-in spot and gift-drop.

A thumbprint tree for the nursery.

Decorative accents.

Guest book.

The inside of the house was decorated with such detail. The clotheslines where a perfect addition.

Perhaps the most mouthwatering part of the shower was the food (pun). Each dish was prepared from Ree Drummond's cookbooks and blog.

Caprese Salad

Chipotle Steak Salad (photo does not include steak)

Creamy Lemon Basil Potato Salad

Cranberries and Pecan Corn Muffins with Maple Butter

Strawberry Shortcake Cupcakes (adapted from
Strawberry Shortcake Cake Recipe

Chocolate Covered S'mores

Not pictured: Homemade Chicken Strips.

A great time was had by all. Kristin and Mike were "showered" with some amazing gifts, and now feel one step closer to their preparation for parenthood.

The guests milling around

Our friends Jennifer, Erica and Sarah

Catie, Kristin's dad Walt and Catie's husband Kevin (well, his back).

Kristin, I love you and cannot wait to meet Baby Who! Only two months left and Plant Eat Create will officially expand!


  1. It was a great day!! We love you Baby Who!

  2. Great job girls!! The shower looked great! Super excited for you Kristin :)

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