The High King Lives

Leeland’s Owl Baby Shower March 16, 2015

In this post: Hannah throws me an owl baby shower for Leeland, and 35 weeks prego pics.


Hello dear ones! Well, I’m 36 weeks prego now and just waiting for Leeland to arrive. I’ve had some false alarms and it’s a bit frustrating. I just pray that the timing will be right and I’m choosing to trust God to help me.

Meanwhile, my best friend Hannah threw me an owl themed baby shower. You may remember that I threw her a tea party baby shower last year. Here’s the link for that:

I have plenty of pics to show you. First, Chris and I took my 35 weeks prego pics in our back yard. Chris’ parents came in for the shower and his mom helped us out. It was nice because up until this point we didn’t have any pics of Chris kissing my belly. Chris is smitten by our lil one and it truly shows in these pictures. So without further they are.



Now, on to the shower...

Thanks again Hannah for the awesome job! And thanks to my mom for having it at her place.

First, the adorable invite

A sweet set up


Yummy! Punch and owl cupcakes!



My mom put this awesome collage together of me and my hubby as babies.


In the living room. I added Leeland’s ultrasound art.




More owl goodness…






Remember the shower I threw for Hannah? Well, it was for Miriam, the lil bundle of cuteness Hannah’s holding in her arms. Miriam is a one year old now!

My dear friend Erin, who watched over Miriam so Hannah could set up. She also makes the best chocolate cookies…just sayin’.

My mom in law Peggy and my mom. Two very special ladies.


Let the present opening begin…


until my blood pressure suddenly drops and I have to take a break. Fun…


But that doesn’t stop me from winning the baby shower word scramble!


Yummm…these owl cupcakes turn our teeth and everything else blue. Someone thought this was funny…

A very special wishing tree to encourage me during labor and delivery. What a beautiful idea, Hannah!


What sweet thoughts from everyone. This inspiring quote is from Hannah. You may remember it from my chalboard art.

My darling mother


My lovely mom in law

My bff Hannah and her Miriam. Hannah truly blessed me! And my dearest ones that came to the shower encouraged me as well. I am so blessed.


Baby stuff everywhere! We’re ready :). Come soon lil songbird!



Cloth baby wipes that Hannah made for me.


Well, God bless & remember the High King lives!~Amber Dover


My Family Rocks! Sunday: Liam’s Lorax Party June 16, 2013

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Hello friends! Last weekend, my BFF Hannah threw a Lorax birthday party for her son Liam. He turned 5. She did some nifty things and maybe you can use these ideas for your own party.

Truffula Tree cupcakes

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Truffula trees from pool noodles. We did these for Dr. Seuss’ birthday. For more Dr. Seuss ideas check out my post:

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The truffula trees on the cupcakes are cotton candy. They melted from the humidity so had to be replaced when it came time to eat. The punch bowl has a Lorax mustache on it and the punch is orange. The straws have little mustaches on them. Too cute Hannah!

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The # 5 pinata

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Candy Truffula seeds!

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Hannah made these candy mustaches herself using a mold. Very neat :).

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Humming Fish Fishing game

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Olivia (Liam’s sister) and Liam (the birthday boy) enjoying pizza.

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Olivia sporting a mustache :).

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The kiddos made Thing 1 and Thing 2 bookmarks.

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Liam telling his best buddy Michael (my little) a secret. I’m glad Michael wore orange. He matched :).

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Liam was too excited to wait to eat his truffula tree lol!

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Happy Birthday Liam! It’s hard to believe he’s five already. Thanks Hannah for letting me share all the time.¬† It was a fun party!

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God bless  remember the High King lives! ~Amber Dover