Tuesday, August 19, 2014

A Peter Rabbit Baby Shower for Ezra

Original art by Lydia Knowles,
inspired by Beatrix Potter

Baby Ezra is due this weekend, the third son of my oldest daughter, Mary and her husband. Her sisters and friends hosted a Peter Rabbit themed shower since she loved Beatrix Potter stories as a child.

~~ carrot seeds in little pots ~~
(miniature carrots by Lydia, too)

~~ the artist ~~
~~ friend Katie, Mary, sister Julia ~~

~~ centerpiece ~~

~~ these veggies are for eating ~~

~~ spinach artichoke dip ~~

~~ blackberry galettes ~~
(my favorite food there)

~~ my cranberry almond 
chicken salad ~~
(on marbled rye 
and sour dough breads)

~~ cold beverages ~~

~~ diaper cake ~~
(I won the contest 
to guess how many)

~~ opening presents ~~
(mostly diapers and wipes!)

~~ priceless reaction ~~ 

~~ three little bunnies 
for three little boys ~~
(Lydia Knowles Art)
~~ Ezra's cousin and Grandma (me) ~~

~~ a Wise Words activity ~~
(my favorite words to inspire)

I can't wait to meet the little guy!

Virginia Knowles

P.S. See photos of a previous shower here: Blessingway for Mary


  1. I wish I could have been there. Lydia's gift is priceless.

  2. What a cute idea, Virginia!! Cute baby and a nice picture of you.


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