Celebrating Sophia with a Winter Shower

In our “Stitchin’ Post” Oct/Nov 2016 issue of MaryJanesFarm, I demonstrated how to carve carve an old window using a dremel by engraving the name “Sophia Grace” for my dear friend’s new baby.

So, a couple of weekends ago, we finally got around to a formal celebration of this sweet little addition in our lives.

Here are a few snippets from the weekend.

I don’t have the juices, San Pellegrino, and champagne loaded in the white bucket yet in the above photo, but do try a San Pellegrino, pear juice, and fresh thyme sprig for your winter festivities. Delicious!

And anything and everything ought to be garnished in baby’s breath and tree trimmings, don’t youu think? The centerpiece garland is actually from the base of our Christmas tree. Perfect.

We went all white for our dessert table in honor of our little sweet pea. Three mamas did all the cooking!

Here we are attempting to gracefully enjoy our Russian Teacakes while dressed in black. I should have taken a picture of the pile of powdered sugar at our feet.

To the left is Sophia’s mama, Christin. Then, myself and Tina, to the right, have been honored with the joint title of Godmothers.

And who doesn’t love baby feet??

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  1. Nielsen,Winifred T. says:

    Megan, your shower table looks like a Pinterest moment!! Everything is so beautiful and I bet delicious too. I am sure everyone had a wonderful time celebrating Sophia’s arrival. And you are right, baby feet are the sweetest ever. I love how their little chubby toes curl up.

  2. CJ Armstrong says:

    Beautiful! Looks like a sweet, serene celebration! Knowing you, Meg, I’m sure it was elegant, classy and superb!

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Beginning to Feel a Lot Like… Valentine’s Day??

Well, we’ve wrapped up another magazine issue. While most folks are pondering their holiday meals, winter festivities, and gift giving, we’ve put the finishing touches on Valentine’s Day and the month of love. We’re excited to share it with you, and here’s a sneak peak at what my coffee table has looked like this past month.


Curious to see what this large mess could possibly look like in the magazine? We’ll let you get through the winter holidays first, but mid-January, your magazine subscription should be on its way to your doorstep. If you’re not yet a subscriber to our magazine, MaryJanesFarm, subscribe here for $19.95/year.

  1. Shirley Romig says:

    Looking forward to the next issue.

  2. Nielsen,Winifred T. says:

    February will be here in the blink of an eye! I am curious to see what you were working on with so many unrelated items collected on your table.

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