I had so much fun with Rowe's birthday party! What is more fitting for a southern little lady, born in late summer, than a vintage picnic in the backyard! Especially when you have a vintage nursery, and a vintage name.
The theme started with a well loved quilt from my paternal grandmother, and it's main colors of pink, red, and blue. Then I found feed sack tablecloths made by my maternal grandmother that coordinated perfectly. I used vintage quilts, tables, and serving pieces collected by my mom and I over the years. I added in festive red and pink balloons to match Rowe's fun personality, and bright zinnias for a girly touch.
The day couldn't have been better! The weather was pretty great for August, and Rowe was as happy as ever. No doubt from looking back at the pictures, she enjoyed her special day.
What People Ate
We served traditional southern picnic fare: fried chicken, broccoli salad, Paula Dean's corn chip salad, watermelon, and bread.
What People Drank
A warm August evening called for a couple of gallons of sweet tea, pink lemonade, and ice cold water.
Rowe's adorable little cake was decorated with pink rose icing. Our guests were served a traditional white layer cake and chocolate pound cake with chocolate icing.
Each family received a pint size jar of cookie mix, with a handmade tag attached and the recipe written on the back.