A Milwaukee Girl’s Bachelorette Party

Margo, my wonderful best friend & maid of honor, planned the most perfect bachelorette party for me. High five, girlfriend! She designed epic and hilarious club flyer style invitations and came up with an adorable gift for me of a picture frame with lipstick kisses from every girl that was there. Our schedule for the night went something like this:

6:00 PM Drinks at Millioke (after check in at the new Marriott hotel) & Lingerie Party (shhh!)
7:00 PM Dinner at Rustico
9:00 PM Bye, Bye Liver! show at ComedySportz
11:00 PM Dancing at La Cage (Originally Lucille’s Piano Bar came before this, but the comedy show went late)
2:00 AM Mexican food at a hole-in-the-wall I will never be able to find again
9:00 AM Brunch at The Wicked Hop

It was a glorious evening with the best girls in my life. Thank you for everything, my lovely friends. Especially you, Margo!

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I believe this was called the Wisconsin Bees Knees. It was a delicious glass of honey, lemon, and gin.

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Mystery shots at ComedySportz!

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Nikki was dubbed “Party Face Girl” by the host and had to go on stage to play a game. Thanks for taking one for the team, Nikki!

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Bridal Shower at the Pfister Hotel

Well, it’s been a while. I’ve been a little bit busy getting married and all the fun that goes along with it! So here it is, I’m kicking off the wedding posts. There are many more to come, but I figured it made sense to start off with the first event – my beautiful bridal shower.

My wonderful mother and maid of honor threw me an amazingly beautiful, elegant, and fun bridal shower along with the rest of my bridesmaids. They surprised me just a few days before the shower with the news that my shower would be at Blu, one of my favorite spots in Milwaukee. It was an afternoon tea party with scones, tea sandwiches, mini desserts, fruit and more, along with tea of course (and mimosas!). It was a small group of about 15 people. Just some family and close friends. The way I like it! My mom filled the room with fresh flowers from the farmer’s market and my maid of honor, Margo, even made a perfect custom playlist. It was just what I always imagined – a beautiful afternoon surrounded by my favorite ladies. I can’t thank my mom and friends enough!

 

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Margo putting the finishing touches on the favors. A stamped box of lemon heads & homemade earl grey tea soap in an adorable muslin bag as well as homemade tea cup candles!

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Presents! And an adorable banner that Margo and I put together with some rope, cardboard, fabric, and a whole lotta spray glue.

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The tea candles!

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Farmers market flowers.

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Our gorgeous view from Blu.

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Couches and chairs were arranged in clusters with a favor at each place setting.

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Me with Bryce’s aunt & cousin.

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This was the first time I got to see two of my bridesmaids in years!

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Margo making her welcome speech.

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Carol at the tea station!

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I broke 2 ribbons – that’s my maximum number of children! Unfortunately, I did have the “multiples” curse put upon me by two people! Mean!

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Beautiful custom made lazy susan by Kim Magee at Fauxfilled Finishes.

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Yummy, yummy food. My favorite were the scones with mascarpone & lemon curd. (We ate the leftovers at my bachelorette party later that night!)

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Thanks for hosting mom! You’re the best.