Baby Boy Baby Shower

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My best friend just had her first baby in July. A precious healthy little baby boy named Hunter. Before his grand arrival into our lives I threw her a little shower to celebrate her first bundle of joy. Here are a few pictures from her baby shower.

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I made the banner on the wall from burlap squares, black paint, and stencils

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One of the mom-to-be’s friends made this adorable 4-wheeler diaper cake!

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How cute is this rubber duckie blue punch?! It’s blue Hawaiian punch, vanilla ice cream, and a 2L bottle of Sprite.

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Banana Pudding

 

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For my step-dad’s birthday this year he requested banana pudding instead of a cake. So, as usual, I went on the hunt for the perfect (and easiest) banana pudding recipe. I found this gem, and oh what a gem it is. This is really really good banana pudding. Everyone raved about how amazing it was and, of course, it was all eaten right up!

You Will Need:
-2 boxes of instant french vanilla pudding
-2.5 cups of milk
-16oz heavy whipping cream
– 1/3 cup powdered sugar
– 1/2 teaspoon vanilla
– 1 package of cream cheese (8oz)
– 1 can of sweetened condensed milk (14oz)
-2 boxes of Nilla Wafers
-7 bananas

Directions:
-In a large bowl mix together pudding and milk. Set aside
-In another bowl beat the whipping cream until stiff peaks form. This is easiest in a stand mixer because it can take a little bit
-Mix the powdered sugar and vanilla into the whipping cream.
-In another bowl ix the softened cream cheese and sweetened condensed milk until well blended.
-Fold in about 2/3 of the whipped cream mix into the cream cheese mix. Then fold that mixture into the pudding and blend together.
-Now you’re ready to fill your trifle bowl. When starting from the bottom of the bowl the layering should go like this: Nilla wafers, bananas, pudding mix, Nilla wafers, bananas, pudding, Nilla wafers, bananas, pudding, bananas, Nilla wafers, leftover whipped cream.
(I didn’t add any whipped cream to the top because no one in my family likes it)

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