{Not Quite} Wordless Wednesday: Bridal Shower!

On the 9th, one of my good friends {and guest reviewer} Lexi threw me a bridal shower! It was so much fun & since she’s a chef, the food was amazing! I haven’t gotten pictures back from anyone yet & I didn’t take many myself since I was busy but I do have a few!

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Before the shower, a team came to do my hair & makeup. I hired them for my wedding & we needed to do a trial, but I didn’t want to pay for a trial & then sit at home all day, so I decided to do it the day of the shower!

Bridal shower hair

My hairstyle was INTENSE- it took 47 bobbi pins to keep that up! {It doesn’t help that I have insanely thick hair- and lots of it!}

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Like I said, the food was amazing- Lexi made her famous gazpacho, chicken marsala, pasta, some snacks and one of the best cakes I’ve ever tasted! It had coconut & strawberry & it was so, so good.

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We played fun games, including one where everyone had to make a wedding cake out of Play-doh! I was supposed to pick the winner but they were all so perfect & I loved everyone at the shower so much that I made everyone vote. We also played the game where you get points for all of the random objects in your purse & per usual, I won that one {I have a Mary Poppins bag} but I forfeited since I was the bride & my soon-to-be Mother-in-Law won! I somehow had 11 granola bars in my purse. I’m thinking Shane had something to do with that.

Guests

I got a couple of {super blurry} photos of my wonderful friends & family who attended- my Mom & Justin’s Mom, my bridesmaid Alyssa {“Iffy”}, my cousin & her daughter, my Great Aunt, and a few of my awesome “Mommy friends”.

I had such an amazing time & I so appreciated everyone taking the time to come celebrate- and a special thanks to Lexi for throwing such a great shower!

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  1. Congrats on your upcoming wedding! The bridal shower looks like it was a great time. Love you hair, the food! and the playdoh.
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  2. Oh my gosh your hair is GORGEOUS! Congrats on the upcoming wedding!
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  3. Awwww you make a gorgeous bride Shell. I love the hair btw!
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  4. I bet you had a blast!! I love the playdoh wedding cake idea!
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  5. Looks great! Love the hair

  6. how lovely. And my mom’s famous cake is a hot milk cake with a cooked strawberry icing covered in coconut. When I saw yours it made me think of every birthday I had growing up. The icing is cooked so it is super fluffy and light, not like a buttercream.
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  7. Congrats on the weddng. You look beautiful and love the hair! I have a super thick hair so I understand where you are coming from. Love the play-doh wedding cakes, creative way to do at your wedding…
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  8. You look so gorgeous! I love the hair. I hope you had a ton of fun!
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  9. Awww that was so sweet of Lexi to do! I can’t wait to see wedding photos! :)

  10. Now that is a lot of hair! Mine could never looks so nice.
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  11. I love your hair!! Congrats!!

  12. Congratulations on the wedding. It looks like you had a wonderful bridal shower too!

  13. Your hair and makeup looked absolutely stunning and I am so glad you had a wonderful shower!
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  14. What a fun shower! You look gorgeous to, I can’t wait to see the wedding photos!
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  15. I love your hair! Everything looks great.
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  16. You hair looked amazing!!!! It is the perfect up-do for a wedding! The cake does look delicious, too!! Glad you had a great shower!
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  17. Fun! I love the idea of having your trial hair and make-up run before your shower. I’ve never heard of that Play-doh game. I like that one!
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  18. It looks like you had a great time.
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  19. Love the hair and makeup! You look great. I hope you received what you needed and then some :)
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  20. Enjoy every moment! You’ll miss it when its gone!!! You look beautiful!
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  21. Your hair looks great like that :) and it looks like you had a great shower

  22. Your hair and makeup look AMAZING!
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  23. Love the Play dough wedding cakes!
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  24. Wow, your hairstyle was amazing!
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  25. Love your hair and makeup – so pretty. And it looks like you had an awesome bridal shower! The play-doh cake idea looks like so much fun. I have to remember it for my sisters bridal shower some day.
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  26. I did the same thing, had a makeup trial for my shower. I wish I had done one for my hair though; it took so long to do that it put me way behind. ah, memories :)

    Your hair looks gorgeous btw! Congrats!
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  27. Congrats on your upcoming wedding & marriage! Love your hair! So pretty and that cake looks delish!

  28. You are so beautiful! I love your hair! It’s going to be perfect!

  29. Your hair looked spectacular, and I am just so excited for you at this time!
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  30. I didn’t know that you were getting married!! Congrats. Your hair and makeup looks amazing.
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  31. Your hair is gor.geous! Congrats on your upcoming wedding!
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  32. Love the hair! If I could go back I’d definitely wear my hair up for my wedding!
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  33. Love the playdough cakes!

  34. OMG your makeup was flawless girl! looking good. Great shower!
    Kas
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  35. You look great!

  36. You look beautiful! What a fun shower!
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  37. Love love love the hair! Hope you had a great time.
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  38. looks like a fun time – and you look gorgeous!
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  39. You look fantastic!

  40. That looks like a fabulous shower! I think your hair and makeup get an A+ too :)
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  41. W-O-W you look great and I LOVE your hair! And holy cow, 47!?! That’s insane haha. Cute play doh cakes btw :)

  42. What a fun time! Love the wedding cakes out of playdough. Never heard of it before, such a fun idea!
    That cake looks amazing, I want some now. ;)
    I can NOT wait to see your wedding pics. You are going to be such a gorgeous bride!!! <3
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  43. It looks like you had an amazing time! You look gorgeous! Those cakes turned out so cute!
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  44. Love the hair! And the play-doh wedding cakes sounds like a fun activity!
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  45. You look beautiful. I love the wedding cakes out of playdough they are so cute.
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  46. What a wonderful day! Congratulations!
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  47. So pretty! Your hair looking a-maz-ing!
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  48. I have to remember the play-doh cake game – that is just too much fun for a bridal shower!
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  49. you look gorgeous!!

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