Monday, May 18, 2015

a day of pure love

I have so many people to thank for giving me such a beautiful shower a few weeks ago. I truly was everything I could have ever hoped for. My best friend in the whole world Jill out did herself and gave me a perfect day. I have no idea how I'd have gotten through these past 4 years without her...and I know without a doubt, that she'll be the reason I get through the next 4...or 10 or 20...

If you ladies like a good DIY blog by a truly beautiful talent, you should check out A Handcrafted Affair. Not only is Nakia an amazing friend that I'm so lucky to have, but she also has quite the eye. She helped Jill with the decorations and styling of the shower and I personally couldn't have imagined anything move beautiful and perfect.

My good friend Lisa Diederich also photographed the shower for us. Something that has always bothered me was that there is not ONE photo of my mother pregnant with me. Not one. And I knew...that my boys would not have photos of their mom pregnant either. I didn't want to do a long maternity shoot with Kelly, Trevor and I. We wanted natural. We wanted the boys to one day see how much love was involved in bringing them into the world. And not just from the three of us, but our family and our friends. I want them to know their story...and embrace and love it the way we do.

Thank you Jill, Nakia and Lisa...for supporting me in this journey and creating lasting memories through these beautiful pictures. Here's just a few of my favorites.






Nakia made and GAVE me the beautiful mobiles hanging here as a gift for the nursery










Jill, Kelly, Me & Nakia


Kelly surprised me with a beautiful Pandora bracelet 

My mom's good friend Kathleen came from St. Louis to be a part of my day



Trevor & his mother

Me & my always supportive sister-in-law, Autumn who came in from Denver



Most especially grateful to Kelly for coming all the way from Texas to be a special part of our day. It gave my friends and family a chance for this pregnancy to feel just as real to them as it has been for us. I absolutely loved having her spend time with us at our home with our closest friends and family. 

19 comments:

  1. Everything looks beautiful Suzanne especially you. You are glowing and look flawless! Love the decor and I can feel the love from these great photos.

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  2. GORGEOUS shower! Here's mine: http://megandewitt.blogspot.com/2015/04/my-baby-autumn-shower.html
    What's your due date again? I'm scheduled for next Tuesday! xo

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  3. I love everything about this! So excited for you and your family!

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  4. Beautiful! All of you. So beautiful.

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  5. Everything looks so nice and what beautiful family and friends you have :)

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  6. Love love this! May I say that treat table looks delicious. Those cupcakes look tasty. These pictures are amazing, you look extremely happy Suzanne and it brings true joyful tears in my eyes that you are finally here.

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  7. Wow...this is all so gorgeous! I love everything about your shower!! You & Kelly look beautiful! This is such a special time..so happy you all were there to appreciate these little babies!! Cannot wait to see you holding them very soon!!!!! Lots of love sent to you Suz!!! xoxo

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  8. Your shower was INSANE! Jill did such a great job! I mean that dessert table... WHAT?!?! Was it even edible? So stunning! I LOVE all of the photos! Lisa did an incredible job! Beautiful memories to capture and share with the boys showing SO much love!

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  9. WOW! What a shower, beautiful details and such a sweet gesture! I'm so happy for you guys!

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  10. This truly may be the most beautiful shower I've ever seen. Love that you and your boys are surrounded by so much love! XOXO

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  11. Stunning! All of it! All of you!! I can't wait to meet these boys. They are so lucky to have all of you!! Xoxo

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  12. What a beautiful shower and what a beautiful you. I'm so happy for you!!!

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  13. The shower looks perfect and the pictures are just GORGEOUS!!!!!!!!!!

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  14. The shower looks perfect and the pictures are just GORGEOUS!!!!!!!!!!

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  15. Love the pictures, love the decorations, love the happy faces! What a beautiful shower!

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  16. Love the pictures, love the decorations, love the happy faces! What a beautiful shower!

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  17. Totally just saw your comment on a friend of mine's blog (Brown Family) and thought, Hey! I follow her blog! Sounds like things are so exciting in your life right now! Congrats on everything. :D

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    1. Yes indeed!!! Just posted on my blog about that excitement! ;)

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  18. Everything about this is beyond stunning. There is so much love surrounding you and your boys, I can tangibly feel it.

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