Bridal Shower

Bridal Shower

I spent a lovely afternoon with my friend Nancy.  Her son Matthew is getting married in a month and I attended a shower for his fiancée.

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Nancy and I were eighth grade cheerleaders together along with several other of the Eating Cardinals. In fact, 6 of our 8 cheerleading squad member are still close friends – me, Nancy, Terri, Kim, Kristin, and Janet.  Just add Cindy, Gina, Joanna, and Nancy2 and you have all the Eating Cardinals.

I enjoyed catching up with Nancy and her mom.  Beautiful ladies and great friends of mine. Sorry about the backlighting.  The photos are a little dark.

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The bride-to-be enjoyed opening gifts and was excited to announce that she and Matthew are very close to reaching their goal to go to Africa on a mission trip.  They opted for mission trip money instead of shower gifts.  A very generous gesture. A few people did sneak in some packages in addition to the donations for the trip.

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Nancy’s daughter Lauren will be getting a sister-in-law soon!

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Warmest wishes to Matthew and Autumn!

 

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2 Responses to Bridal Shower

  1. Merry Carol May 7, 2016 at 8:40 pm #

    How kind to ask for financial assistance for their mission trip instead of gifts!!

  2. Anonymous May 7, 2016 at 10:08 pm #

    Not many people would ask for money for a mission trip in lieu of gifts!

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