Foodie Baby

Same weekend, three years ago, we met up in Phoenix, Arizona from all over the country to celebrate sisterhood and my upcoming marriage. Two and a half years ago, we met up in Woodbury, Minnesota and danced the night away at my wedding. This past weekend, we once again joined together but in Tucson, Arizona. We joined together with macaroons from San Francisco, cake pops from Houston, and a jet-lagged D.C. traveler who returned less than a week ago from a month in India. This time we celebrated the joy (and adventure) of motherhood! Baby Girl has reached a milestone of full-term at 37 weeks - we are all anxiously awaiting her arrival. It definitely takes a village to raise a child. We are blessed to have so much support and warm open arms to welcome our Baby Girl into this world!

Macarons and Poms

Mint and Raspberry Ice Cubes

Carousel of Orange Chocolate Cupcakes with Raspberry Cream Cheese Frosting. Dried Calimyrna Organic (Unsweetened and Unsulfured) Figs. Ingredients for Cucumber Dill Avocado Sandwiches on Marbled Rye.

French Vanilla Cake Pops

(Photographs by Husband)

Parents-To-Be and Sisters

Below is the menu prepared by my lovely sisters. Thank you!!!!

Chicken Tarragon Tea Sandwiches

Orange Chocolate Cupcake with Raspberry Cream Cheese Frosting

(we used a different cream cheese frosting recipe (1 stick butter to 2 pkg cream cheese, 2 cups powdered sugar and adding in 1/2 cup raspberry preserves )  

French Vanilla Cake Pops
Janice's Adventures in Cake Pops Blog

Cucumber/Avocado Dill Sandwich

Marble Rye Bread
Mashed up Avocado
Sliced Cucumber
Goat Cheese/Cream Cheese with dried dill and garlic powder

Spinach Dip
Served in sour dough bread bowl with veggies (jicama, grape tomatoes, baby carrots, cherry tomatoes, broccoli, mini peppers, sugar snap peas, cucumbers)

Kielbasa Puffs
Puff Pastry
Kielbasa Sausage

Cheese/Grape Platter
Sharp Cheddar
Goat Cheese (rolled in dried cranberries and almonds)
Calimyrna Figs
Green Grapes
Red Grapes

Pink Lemonade Punch
Cran Raspberry Concentrate (1 part) 
Pink Lemonade Concentrate (2 part)
Ginger Ale
Raspberry Sherbet


  1. Congrats! 37 weeks! Woo! Also you look amazing! I'm sorry for all my exclamation points, except that I'm super thrilled for you. !!!!

    1. Thank you Nilam!!! Bring on the exclamation points!


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