I truly cannot believe it is already May 31st and this is my second to last post. Time certainly has flown by! Be sure to check back later for a wrap-up, until then enjoy this eye candy.
One of the reasons my mother and I arrived in Americus several days prior to Mimi's wedding was because she was hosting Mimi's bridesmaid luncheon along with some dear friends.
The setting for the luncheon was this STUNNING home. The house was purchased years ago, but was in total disrepair (it was the caregivers home for a chicken farm), but has since been fully restored and is just beautiful. The following photos really do not even come close to doing is justice.
This lovely topiary was a delightful addition to the kitchen.
Since we were in Georgia there were plenty of fresh magnolias throughout the house.
Here is a peak into the living room.
The entry table was home to some blue and white and a precious painting.
Here you can catch a slight glimpse of the entry. Everything in this home compliments everything else.
I LOVED this huge bowl of pineapples in the family room.
There were two tables set for the luncheon. The mother of the bride and luncheon hostesses sat outside on the porch.
The bride and her maids sat inside in the dining room.
Our centerpiece inside was the charm cake. For those not familiar with the charm cake it is an older tradition, most common in the South I believe, in which charms are placed on ribbons and then in a cake. Each guest then gets to pull out a charm which has a special meaning behind it. All charms are some form or good luck and much like a fortune.
So, after our delicious lunch of cheese straws, pecans, wild rice salad and chicken it was time for the charm pull...and then dessert. I pulled the highchair charm which apparently means I will continue to shoot for the stars and be a high achiever (thankfully it did not mean I would be the next to have a baby).
This was such a lovely shower and I was so blessed to be a part of it. Now, if only I had taken all the pictures my mother had and could share some of the hostesses and Mimi and I. I guess you will just have to use your imagination on that one.